The Jalopy Journal
go for it! these trucks look great chopped! it's only metal :)
nice truck! i have mono leafs all around on my 57 gmc. it made it low, but the ride is poor. i had another 57 that i did a dropped axle & only had...
did you decide if you are going to keep the CAT or go with a Cummins?
it'll be cool either way, ed
isuzu medium duty, mitsubishi-fuso medium duty, & some fork lifts have through shaft alternators to run vacuum pumps or power steering pumps
if you do put a cummins in it, call bill fletcher at diesel pros in stanwood washington. he does cams & complete builds to suit your needs. did a...
what a quality build !!! very impressive !!!
how cool is that !!!
i really like the direction you are going!!
i say put the cat back in with the triples.
keep it up, ed
i'd go with ashland grinding (510)537-5353. they have done several oddball and race cranks for me with great results.
i put an underdash unit in the spare tire well of my dad's 62 belair wagon and ran hose across for the driver side. just tee'd the hoses from the...
turned out pretty slick!! i like it!!
the tom hocker 40 on rickster's site is damn nice!
there is a guy named smokey in san leandro,ca at s&s studios that made chevy v-4's for midget cars he raced. their shop is on hester st in san...
currie will make you new ones if that's what you are looking for
looking good, would also like to see some pictures of it outside.
btw...i think no continental kit..just my opinion, ed
what are you planning for the rear suspension? is it still gonna be a closed driveline?
i did a 50 hardtop similar to what you're doing and for...
bump and good luck
now that'll give me something to make this weekend!
do a compression test and also a leak down test to start with so you know all cylinders are good, then go from there...vaccuum leaks, mis fire...
the front is a natural, and you can close the hood and use is like a smoker
nice, looking good
there is a guy on 2nd & nevin in richmond that has done nickle for me in the past, kinda slow, but turned out nice. i think his name is gary, but...
yeah, that's the area. it moves around from parking place to parking place from time to time. i've been gonna find out about it for quite some...
cool, let me know if you can't find it and i'll get an address next time i visit my parents.
nice to see you showing how to's
you just gained brownie points in my book:)
there's a black one sitting in el cerrito off richmond ave & potrero, if i rember correctly. might be worth going to look at.
i've run them on 3 cars, and once you have the calibration set correctly, they work really well. for the money, they're worth it to me not having...
i'd have to say no, unless he dropped down to around 7000
good luck, ed
you could get air ride on '58 fairlanes and cad had them in the late '50s also.
wow, 1st street? i'll have to see what you got i can't live without.
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