The Jalopy Journal
Wow, thanks everyone for taking the time to post these photo's. I know that I've been to a good show if I have a tough time picking a "Top 3". In...
We got a little window of sunshine today so I rolled the 51 out for some Fall shots.[ATTACH][ATTACH]
[ATTACH] Very nice coupe, a great starting point! I have a similar one!
The first 3 pics are from my familys dealership 1913 and 1914 Studebaker dealership later switched to Ford in Richland Center Wisconsin. The...
Nice 54, is the interior as nice as the exterior?
Here's a pic of the Merc 255 with it's new Mallory distributor and Magspark coil.[ATTACH]
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Well, as it goes, my 51 Ford Coupe was all set for an assembly day celebration. August 14, 1951,...
1977 driving my newly acquired OT 67 Fairlane convert with 390. Waiting to turn left in traffic, I got my window and hit the gas. what I didn't...
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1935 streetrod, That is a beautiful Barney Kessel, one of the cleanest I've seen. When did you acquire that beauty?
Nice score! Kind of "half a barn", find. Have fun, and good luck with the flathead. What was the mileage when put away in '64?
Welcome, very nice 57, straight and clean, thank's Texas!
Welcome from S.E. Wisconsin from a 59 year old with similar interests. Pic's would be nice, I'll be on the lookout to talk early iron and guitars....
[ATTACH] Took this one this summer in front of our house, car is Alpine Blue BTW.
Wow, that is one beautiful Shoebox! Everything look's like it belongs and flow's seamlessly. Enjoy the ride!
In 49 and 50 the Deluxe model had no trim around the windshield and rear glass, the Custom Deluxe model had the trim. In 51 it was the same,...
Thank's for the pics, nice east coast steel!
Welcome, and what a great find! You'll have fun running it stock as you go.
I would worry less about the quality of paint today than the poor quality of the pic's in those great old magazines, or owners photo's from low...
Not exactly sure why the wheel was off but yes, that was some fine aluminum work on the hood and beautiful grill shell. All rivets were perfect!...
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I was at the show yesterday and got to meet Brian and talk for a couple minutes. Real nice guy and as you can imagine very focused and driven. His...
I agree with the rake issue with skirts, I just need to make time to put the lowered rear springs on. One thing at a time, and keep it rollin.
My 51 Coupe. 53 Merc flathead 2- 94's, three on the tree with overdrive.[ATTACH]
Tips, yeah. Remove brake pedal pad, disconnect clutch pedal from clutch shaft. Remove clutch linkage holding screw at trans. Disconnect brake...
[ATTACH] Custom Club Coupe!
Looks like a well cared for 49, congrats. Wait till you see what you have to do to replace that master!
Lookin good Pipes, moving right along and stance looks good. I've got the same springs with dropped uprights, 3" rear springs yet to be...
Nice lookin Shoebox, I have a 51 Custom Club Coupe.
I just picked up some 3" lowering springs to replace the rears. I'll work on getting those installed, then get an alignment.
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