The Jalopy Journal
Meant to post a final pic of this one piece patch (I unfortunately didn't take one)
This is just before I added the rivets.
As you can...
That's cheating ;)
I'm currently doing one ...... one piece, no welds.
Good stuff bear :):):)
As far as your welding is concerned.....................................
When you are done building her........... You can...
That's a bugger about the holes, but one hell of a story!
It'll make it even more worth while once you "get her done" ;)
So how COOL is THAT!! :cool::cool::cool::cool::cool:
Don't do it!!! :(:(:(:(
Find an original frame ;)
I need to do the same.
(I've got an F1 pickup that needs to go, 34 Chev Delivery etc etc so I can get back to my '38 Dual Cab)
You are obviously sorted going by the following posts, but for info sake.
An Australian Co. called Aussie Desert Cooler make them.
I ordered it...
Not sure which measurements you need?
The new one we have is 26" tall (not including the filler neck)
19 3/4 " wide (not including the lower...
I ordered ours for 302 Clevo, in the original position, so should be the same.
I'll try to remember to measure it for you.
What dimensions are you chasing??
I have a re-pop aluminum one at work (Just ordered it as 38-39)
I just told my supplier what motor I was...
Nice work mate!! ;)
This works well (been doing it like that for a few years)
I use to just use a drift to finish them off........ what ever you can get your...
I ran them in raw steel for about a year until I finally found the time to throw a bit of paint on them.
My old girl has been a daily driver for...
Cool Dan :D
It's all about having a go ;)
(some of us only "pretend" to be pro's :o)
I would have said, with Thumb Nail dies ;)
(I love mine :D)
Who's been a busy boy then :D:D
What has happened to all this??
Did any wheels get made??
I agree, different things work for different people.
I will never throw my MIG out though, just as I will never throw my TIG or OXY!!
Here is some more input Bear. (loving your build by the way :D)
We usually run between 9-12 litres a minute depending on what we are welding.
I love them too Steve, I just wish I had the time to make the dies :o
Spose that depends on where your from?
We call them "sweeps" here in Oz.
Watchin with interest!!
I've got plans to do a hand build '34 one day :D:D
I wish there was some progress:(
The lack of staff over the last few years has seen the workshop truck project stall :rolleyes: (I've just...
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