The Jalopy Journal
Very cool! I like the way it looks.
The more I think about it the more I leaning toward stripping the wheels myself. I am going to build a jig, somehow, and use one of those Beugler...
Not a bad idea.
I might end up doing it, if I can't find someone willing to do it for me.
I've been searching and thinking of an idea to build a...
Starting to get the hang of painting/buffing...at least, I feel I am getting better at it and the process is making more sense now.
Wanted to thank everyone that shared their info and helped me.
QC is back and I am very happy with outcome.
In case someone else looks for this...
QC is back from Speedway Engineering and looking better than ever. Super happy with the final outcome!
Lincoln backing plates look right at...
Thank you. It sure has been an amazing journey.
Got some color on the wheels. Now just letting them cure so I can color sand.
Looking for someone to pinstripe them...3 lines around the hubcap...
Getting ready to spray the wheels....color is coming!
Beginner's mistake....weather here in LA is in the 80's this week so I decided to take advantage and start working on the wheels.
I ordered the...
Great info! Thank you
I will give it another go this weekend and see how good it comes out.
I am glad you mentioned the imperfections after...
Thank you for the info. Gives me a better understanding of the process.
So far, the videos I've watched most of them just show the polishing...
That makes a lot sense. Thank you for sharing.
I was actually thinking it was the other way around and the luster was based on how much sanding I...
Just what I was hoping for. Not too shiny but enough to have a luster to it.
Freshly painted transmission, argent silver to match the...
Thank you. Good info in their website.
I want it to give a go at polishing. Get a feeling for it. If I going to my drums I want to make sure I don't get burn out with first one
Very cool. I can see it working for those fins in the drum.
Looked at the HF unit...that might be an option. I can always try it.
That's a route that I've been thinking but haven't found any how to videos or any info tips/tricks on how to polish these Buick drums. I am...
Yeh, $500 ea is a lot. For that amount they do a mirror finish but I am looking for something not as polished.
Found another company willing to do...
These are restored very clean originals.
I am hooked on the polished look and now getting quotes. Polishing those Buicks drums is pricey! $500 each, the least...
Another roadblock has been overcome!
Today, I got my new registration and the YOM plates are now legal and ready for use...Now I just need to...
I think these deserve a post of their own....Boling Brothers Buick drums are here...cool!
I have to say it, Mike @ Boling Brothers has been great...
Took some time to finish front and rear springs.
I like the way they came out. Like the color os the spill plate a lot.
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Love it! Great job!! Keep the progress going.
Out with 2" and in with the 3"
Rear axles need longer wheel studs for the spacer required to clear the offset of the Buick drums.
Thank you. stay tune, more to come soon.
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