The Jalopy Journal
You can stop the top progress at any point and reverse. So no, you don't have
to do a full cycle.
I have a '57 Retractable, and it is correct that all items in the trunk have to
be in the tub with the top down. If you don't lower the top it is...
Y-Block stress for an 8.8" as requested
So sorry for your loss. It is not right for a child to go before their parent.
Thinking of your pain.
Any H.A.M.B. friendly events the weekend of July 24, 2021 within 500 miles of Dallas, Texas?
Just found this discussion thread and will follow.
A y-block is in my avatar, 450 plus hp built by John Mummert
in 1999. I added 300 hp of juice,...
Merc. on a Merc. looks great.
I used my wife's 2005 T-Bird for location of the three
point seat belts installed in my '57 Bird. The system
I used included belt retractors. I...
Lap belts should never be an option. I t-boned a SUV that made an
illegal left turn in front of me eight years ago, driving a '57 T-Bird.
Welcome to the site, as you mentioned, a wealth of information available from members.
A Y-Block can be built to turn out impressive HP. You are...
The time is January 1958, newly married, both working, went to the local Ford dealer to order a
new 1958 Ford. Sitting on the showroom floor, two...
Seat belts or lap belts are better than nothing, but not as good as a shoulder harness system.
T-boned a SUV that made an illegal left turn in...
I like this, you can't go wrong with a '57 Ranchero.
I have a '57 Ford Retractable, and the wiring system is not that complicated.
The system is based upon a sequenced operation. This switch...
Interesting thread, no pun intended. I will follow this.
The first set of headers for my avatar car, I did just as you suggested. A y-block flange was used and the pipes from a sbc flange were welded in....
Great pictures. Thank you for posting.
How about leaving the line lock switch on the steering wheel and use a quick-connect
electrical connector for the wire? That way the wire could be...
Sometimes very tempting, but never give in. Track only.
Made a deal to buy a '57 Thunderbird located in Washington DC. I live about 100 miles east of Dallas, Texas.
This was prior to the internet,...
I was in Tulsa to witness the digging up of Miss Belvedere, as Squirrel said, a real circus.
Items put in the glove compartment fell to the floor...
Love the '56 Olds. Great acquisition.
My '57 T-Bird with an OT ( year 68 ) Ford engine vapor locked, leaving me stranded at
intersections. After carb spacers, wrapping lines, electric...
If you are using the stock distributor and carburetor, the vacuum line from the carburetor to the distributor
should be disconnected and plugged...
[ATTACH] My Hotrod, also daily driver.
[ATTACH] My '57
I also miss the good times had at these races.
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