The Jalopy Journal
Recently bought this '55 for my 16 year old son's first car.
It will be loosely built around a 60's era family hauler built by a car guy.
Still a good and relevant post!
I am now starting to look for information to put a V-8 under the hood of my '54.
Here's to using the search function!
Here is my '54 back when it was on hydraulics....
Here it is at full extension with the rims it had on it when it came home to me...
That is a totally awesome car!
Sounds like a fun time to be had.
I have not been in many years.
I need to get inspired to get my '54 back on the road...
Hopefully you just copy the making it look killer and haul butt.
No the bi-yearly fireworks.
I just read this whole thread and what has happened...
Looks good keep it up and don't ever sell it.
It is a monument that you and your dad made together.
Perhaps we will cross paths when I get some...
That looks damn skippy.
That is awesome!
My nine year old took the tranny out of my daily vw with me just loosening the bolts and pointing the way.
It is truely fun...
The PO had my interior in my '54 done down there and it looks good.
He may have asked a long time ago, but I am now starting to get the idea of how to install them into my 54 bel air for the whole family.
my 54 runs 205/60/15's and hydraulics.
that said it hasn't presented be any problems at full drop
i know they are not the 75 series...
nice car, so what did it run at the strip?
good job the man.
nifty stuff the man
this one travels in what car i happen to be driving. it was my old box that i used when i was a HVAC service tech.
wasnt i just oogling your car in a magazine?
i love it.
i was out on my first drive after buying my car. just after i crest a small hill the car bucks and dies so i shift into neutral and as i am...
i use'ta have a 68 travel-all.
we called it frankenstien as my plans were to paint it green wth a black top. it was also lifted six inches on...
i used to scrap the old furnaces and air conditioners that the company i worked for had to pay to haul off.
it saved him money and made me alot....
I may have to take you up on that as my welding skills arent that great just yet and i also dont have a dedicated outlet for my 220V welder. Its...
yes your memory is correcto and no the family doesnt fit the bobber to well.
I have an interview on tuesday so i got some energy and finished up...
paint the bolts the color of the body.
here is my car. i bought it at the begining of march.
all the way up
at the bottom with some better looking wheels on the front (at...
lost-o my job-o so i have not had the time or drive to work on my jose-moblie.
my wife asked me the other day if i feel like i have been hosed,...
the strong people will always lead the weaker minded.
the weaker minds will always look to the strong for acceptance.
the creative and...
^ good to know as they are on my car
that looks like its going be a fun one to drive.
^ dont forget the cards on the front!
the Ford looks good, nice score
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