The Jalopy Journal
chrome ain't cheap.
Not sure why anyone thinks they can get it done cheaply.
I got a deal on one. It was listed on ebay as a "dog hood ornament"
It's leg was broken, but they had it. I got it for less than $50, then...
no way they are level in a nose hi gasser, or a 70's jacked up car.
The amount of fluid in the reservoir will be different, but the pumping power...
I do know what i am talking about......
302 with a c4 trans fits well. Other transmissions you will need to cut the center X member for clearance. The c4 fits with a little bending.
I had pertronix in a stock dist and it ran great
33 is a 34
looks chopped. Different headlights
I have seen the car in photos without people in front of it
almost any modern expoxy primer is roll=able. You do not need to use Eastwood specifically.
I have rolled my entire 33 with it. Once blocking out...
3m Marine adhesive sealant 5200
sand and paint
CRE-321 from PPG. Awesome epoxy primer.
I've been applying it with a roller too. WAY less messy in the shop
Mopar Lip Lace. 5 inches wide. Requires tubes due to nipple at bead leaking.
I was successful in sealing them with a marine adhesive.
does Dave Gray know?
I do not believe they are any different.
When you look up windshield frames, there are 3-roadster, cabrio, and closed car.
you're going to have to modify the headers.
I put a 302 in my 47, and had to modify both right and left headers to clear everything.
I got my 3.25 from MACs.
I chose the ratio because i am running 6.0 so a relatively short tire.
finding a space saver wheel with a 5.5 pattern would be difficult. Mostly trucks run them, and will have a large spare.
I think a Jeep Wrangler is...
There is no up travel on the setup, well, maybe like 1 inch?
follow the curve of the tire into the fender, looks like it would rub now
reproduction A frames are not expensive. May be worth buying a Brookville vs the amount of labor needed to box an original frame.
zero rear suspension, looks cool, rides bad
midway thru my builds I always fall into that "why didn't i just buy one done?" depression.
I stop working on it, get mad. Then a while goes by,...
yes, spacer plate is needed
it's no Tudor, but it'll do...
The one on the upper quarter is going to keep flexing, so putty will only pop out later. Touch it up with paint only.
The other crack, is...
positive i took a photo of the same pose at that show @Moriarity but from the rear as I was focusing on the boat Kimmy Sue.
I gave a copy of that...
It's a brand of blender. So a Model A "mix of parts"
i always thought they were talking about a roll bar
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