The Jalopy Journal
I feared worse opening it after 40 years
Meanwhile I got to a workable position.. Most bolts are ok, though three valves remain stuck whatever I try
recently bought this belgian survivor, it has a flat six, was never tuned or modified.
Engine's stuck, so I'm looking for rebuild links.
forgot to post it , but there's news here: :)[ATTACH]
'exit gracefully' hahhah, we thought it was to 'hang in there' during wild cornering :)
engine works for the moment:
I've got three...
and getting the chrome from underneath this thick layer of leadpaint!
soaking it all into ACF50
anybody knows what this is for???
I've been busy in the meanwile :)
So it's a lefthand drive, but the lock on the door is on the righthand side.
There is indeed a lid where the...
It's 90% complete and totally original, so it would be unwise modifying it i guess, the paint, or what's left of it, is only original once, so I...
ok, but where was it built? in the states then obviously? and just how many cars had this dash then?
I was quite sure none of these cars were ever...
so the plan is, since I already had a KC, to get it registered in belgium.
this should be more easy since it hasn't been chopped, there's still...
and here's the car .. when i succeed in posting a picture that always seems to be too large..
ok here's some pic of the car, and dashboard.
so it's marked in 'Kilos' as you can see, and my question
Hi all, I recently got some fresh gear added to the kc truck that I posted some building stuff on,
And that is an in juice survivor four door...
yes, two spoons and a cup will do too :)
the chrome (or what was left of it) does seem to come off my hubcaps..
the black one lies in the acid now
question is wether it would have...
I mixed a kg into 20litres of hot water for this, could be a bit less I think, you actually see the black going. Left one in for a day, but result...
from right to left (logical as I am) :
-rusty crusty start
-after the electrolysis
-after the citric acid
all I did for the rest was...
I'm getting busy on a fifties child-charriot (?) for the moment.
Also got me a couple of 1000L basins the coming weekend..
Now I'm wondering if...
two wheelcaps came out like this
got a good tip to put them into a bath of citric acid (yes the eatable one from the candy) for another...
heared some things about that indeed, but what do you place as donor to do so?
second, does anybody have a good way to remove the black residue...
I'm looking for a serious tub too, it'll run overhours coming months I think.
Running three large buckets at the same time now
all four done now, ready for paint, next week I'll start on the preparations for the electrolysis of the flathead waterjackets, and of the entire...
seems like a good idea to apply VW-parts for too! ghehheh..
I put in flathead oilfilterhousing yesterday, hung it upside down in the bath.
Now the holes are clogged, so I get some sort of diving clock that...
Glad to hear this has some discovering value around the globe. It's strange that some are familiar with it and doing it for years, while others...
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