The Jalopy Journal
Someone told me I wasn't old enough to be building cars like he had built back in the day.
The brake light treatment is pretty slick and thrifty. Looks very similar to the 59 Buick lenses I have in mine. Ride height will be perfect...
Thanks. That is where he was with the new springs, shackles flipped incorrectly, and 2.5" blocks. Should be sitting nicely with the 2.5" blocks...
How does it sit now that the shackles are flipped with no blocks? Mine is sitting at 17.5" to the center of the wheel opening with worn out stock...
Just know that if you use these Lokar linkages with the AOD that you have to drop the trans pan in order to install the Lokar shifter into the...
My dad's 1951 Ford pickup
My 1955 Ford Kustomline
A 1960 Thuderbird
Looks like a good start. Do you know if it has been converted to 12v or is it still a 6v car?
I wish I could like this one more than once.
Using an electrical connector crimped to the end of the cable and attached to the trunk latch.
Sorry, mine were a swap meet find
Well that's different
Out of curiosity, which configuration is the Merc currently in? Blackwalls and skirts or skinny whites and no skirts? I'm guessing the whites...
Kustom! by Dos Cincos posted Dec 29, 2020 at 2:53 PM
I've always had to post the video to youtube first and then link it here
My belief, for a custom, is that the wheel cover should be of the same age or newer than the car.
This is exactly how I want to paint my 55
Following. For you that have been doing this awhile I ask - is a walking foot machine an absolute necessity or just a nice to have?
Wife bought me some Lancer's
Lancers by Dos Cincos posted Dec 29, 2020 at 2:39 PM
I got my Lancer's installed and they made such a huge change in the way car looks so I thought I'd post an updated picture of her.
Got the Lancers installed
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I have the dropped Grenada spindles and Aerostars on mine and while I am not pushing packs of cigarettes down the road, you do have to take care...
Agreed. I have always been a fan of scallops and the way they were laid down on this car is perfect in my opinion.
I actually believe it is the under construction version of Eunice Ibarra's car which was posted earlier in this thread. It now has Packard...
Some of the cars I've been using as motivation on mine
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