The Jalopy Journal
Great photos and comments. I have the same problem on the upper right corner of trunk gap. I will try the manila and plastic wrap trick to correct...
New question and progress photos. Decided to take a break on body repair and work on chassis.
What are the best headers for the 49 with the...
[ATTACH] Thanks for all the help guys.I appreciate all the input. I kept pulling, welding and still could not get the gap I wanted. So I did what...
Thanks for the reply and the two videos. I may be heading in the wrong direction. I have not installed the inner metal for the roll pan....
The gap was bad before I removed the floor. I hate to weld in a brace that will always be in the way. I guess I could weld in the roll pan and...
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Need some advice . I'm replacing the trunk floor and the lower roll pan. It was completely rusted out and the previous owner cut a huge hole to...
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The repairs on drivers side went well—- I think I’m getting this shit. Now I have a few questions. Started...
Screws, weld a little, remove a screw, weld a little more. I'm sure there is a better way but it worked.
Opinions please. While doing all this sheet metal work, should the gas filler for the 49 stay or go?
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Progress has been very slow. Floors were mostly fiberglass repaired. Also learned...
Thanks, I’ll give that a try
Started removing all paint and rust. Need to remove SS trim on outside side windows. Would like to do it without major damage. Any advice??
Thanks to all replies. That is why I like this site. You guys can save me a lot of head aches. 3 inch drop now sounds perfect.
Will any Aerostar coils work. Years are from 86 to 97. Nice and cheap
Nice car!! Like the color
Thanks. That is perfect. Love your car
I really want to drop it 4 to 5 inches if possible. Thats why I was asking if anyone has done both. I think 5 should be possible. Looks like it...
Yes, a couple years ago I went off on a tangent and thought I would like to work on a Triumph TR6. The boss says no parts for 49 until it goes. Oh...
Thanks, I’ll give that a try next time
One more. Thanks again for all the help.
Bare with me--I'll get this down. Not sure how it posted 3 of the same
I tried to keep it stock----just couldn't
I’m back after a few years. I want to thank all of you for the great tech articles that help me build my 31. I really just stalked y’all and...
Buddy, thanks. I will be doing a few patch panels, but it’s pretty solid. I would like to keep the flathead and the three on the tree. I just...
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