The Jalopy Journal
[ATTACH] Trying to decipher the actual year of this rear end. This axle has had about 3/8 (maybe more?) cut off of the end. I''m measuring it...
Perfect. Why don't the "techs" at Speedway know this? They gave me a Dorman part # that didn't work - 610-234. But Dorman 601-109 is what you...
Here's a little video I made last year for the magazine. [MEDIA]
1953 DeSoto 276 cu.in. Hemi engine.
Bored .30, that would put it at appx 280 cu.in.
Short bellhousing style.
Vated and machining is [ATTACH]...
Credit to Chuck's Speed Center of Phoenix, AZ for construction of this piece of art. I watched the sign painter putting on all of that real gold...
Did I miss something? Did he die?
I worked there 1970 -
I hope you find out who won them - who the racer was - the car - something more -
Love seeing Allan Knutsen. He was a one of my heroes back then. I actually had his 40 Ford coupe that he raced. Johnny Loper was his number one...
Really great old pictures. Brings back lots of memories. Thanks for sharing.
Still not forgotten - Miss ya buddy! Anyone have anymore pictures of Rick or his cars?
Is that the shop that was across the street from PUHS?
Ricks? I remember the building but not the name -
You had an amazing life and write a great story. I know your neighbor hood so well.- or knew it - I miss those warm nights and sleeping til 4 PM...
Anyone remember this car? I can't remember his name but I think it was Jim -he went to Sunnyslope HS.
I was there. Thanks for sharing!
I picked up an axle on trade. It was said to be a F-1 axle. BUT - - -
It has a modern FORD bolt pattern 5 on 4.50"
2 spring perches.
I was at the PIR track the night that a young driver was killed in a top fuel car. It had been having problems with the throttle sticking. The...
I've been gone a while but I think Bob's was on the N.E. corner -
So start a chapter! We have them in Arizona and several in Washington.
Cool! Put it on You tube so we can all see it.
Here's mine -
It was never my intention to insult anyone! I didn't start it! I'm the one being insulted!
I may not be MORE qualified, but you don't know me...
Yep that's it!
Hey thanks man! Check this out - from the HAMB
Thank you. I changed it but some of the reply headings are still the same.
Thanks to Henry 29. I appreciate the info and I am aware of those...
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