The Jalopy Journal
I had that same problem with a '67 elcamino I bought years ago. It turned out to be a wire that was run under the rain gutter at the back of the hood.
Sirius satellite radio '50s is hard to beat
Lets not forget John Staluppi's collection. Very impressive , This guy has his dog registered to buy cars at B-J.
This guy has had a very...
Right, you turn the key and you are moving, no neutral, no reverse
The oil sump on a SBC is in the back. You cant get the motor low enough for a good driveline angle.
Also on the race boats, the torque helps with...
Here's one I built from Glen-L plans
Tell me this doesn't look tough. I like it a lot better than "layin' frame".
That 57 is badass
Got my first 2 issues today.
Congratulations, very nice
I did mine different in 1968. On my 57 210, I removed the entire rear end and mounted it on the bottom of the springs. I wish I had a picture!...
It wont allow any photos
Up until about a month ago, I had no problems posting, replying or attaching pictures.
I had to restore the system on my computer and...
I dont know if you can still get one but a Hurst synchro-lock is my favorite. You cant miss the 1-2 shift with this unit, its stout.
Back in 1966, I traded a 1959 Olds 2dr, a 305 Honda superhawk, a portable TV and a nice watch I found on the beach for a Bradley GT ( vw chassis...
Do you remember Horizon boats in Costa Mesa. It was a very small operation and they did not last into the 80's . Our shop backed up to theirs when...
Ive been around boats all my life also. My first boat was a 1958 Barbour 14' runabout with a Royal 12 OB. Ran about 20 with just me in it....
Sure you can, just break the top off and stick it in the dirt!
A transistor? surely you are kidding. I guess some youngsters have never seen a vacuum tube.
Thats the closest to what I thought. I beleive it may be a vibrator power supply for a Ham Radio transmitter
You seem to have a good understanding about performance boats. I dont know why I get in a pissing match with some others that dont really...
Happy New Year from Decatur.
NY resolution - Get my project running this year .
Mercruiser marketed a v-12 stern drive about 15 or so years ago. It was powered with a Lambo engine. Didn't last too long though, as I remember,...
That is a good one, is that a Villain 26? I worked for a Chapparal dealer for a while. Chapparal in my opinion is one of the best qualty boats out...
Check this out, see if you think anything is dragging through the water
Do a little research before you doubt a crackerbox speed. Your sterndrive boat is a v-bottom which pretty much plows through the water. A...
Backing plate to backing plate is 49"
Wheel mounting surface is 54" wide
That is a 1994 2WD S-10
That boat is not as heavy as you might think. The race boats go well over 100, Of course thats with 700 hp on alcohol.
With a mild ( 300 hp )SBC,...
Her's one I built and sold last year
15' crackerbox, all wood, epoxy glass over
SBC power, no transmission or neutral, turn the key and you are...
Like others have said before..its just a sign of the times. Years ago, you had something to sell, you advertised it in the local papers. Maybe you...
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