The Jalopy Journal
That's completely false. Airflows had full length frames from back to front that you can remove the body from. I'm looking at one right now.
Cool old thread. Kind of inspiring as I look out the shop window at my 37 DeSoto airflow sedan, wondering how it would look if I ran it...
This one does have the metal roof insert as well. Not sure I mentioned that above.
Price reduced to $1500
Sorry for the randomness of the photo...
I did this one with kirker base clear.
I'm not in a huge hurry to use it again. I guess I'd do it again but I...
My experience was a little different. I was on the other end of a long lost car find a couple years ago.
I had just completed a numbers...
oh, and I didn't replace any parts. I could stand to replace a couple of the valve lash adjusters but for now I think it's ok, they are worn down...
I spent a couple of hours yesterday working on the top end.
the oil delivery tube coming up from the lifter area was unseated or...
Here's a fun finding, the leaf spring shackles have been flipped down..... And she's got a stack of lowering blocks in her.
Thanks, I was reading up on oiling issues with these engines last night. We have an oil supply line coming from the lifter area up into the top...
well, she got us home. Seller said the car has had maybe 50 miles put on it in the past 17 years and he doesn't know much about the years...
Oil delivery is all hosed up at the top end. I need to fix that and get some new push rods and adjuster tips for the rockers.
No engine knock, it was a couple loose rocker arms. Runs like a sewing machine now.
I purchased the car, been driving it today. Car is good but the engine has a knock, so... Now do I fix the 215 or swap the 239? Lol.
After studying the hell out of the very same thing, I decided on a USA made rotary brand 10,000 lb symmetrical for my shop. And I ordered a red...
I do have the 223 version in a 64 galaxie 4 door. It pulls the car around just fine, real smooth.
If the little 215 runs at all like the 223, I...
Alright thanks for the input guys. Especially the first hand experience and stories shared. I really appreciate that.
I will look at the car...
For those with the pre Y block era fords, specifically 52-53 where you could find a 239 flat head V8 or a 215 overhead valve inline 6 under the...
Update, I finally got time to do something about these braces.
The G'damn rotten mid brace:
Hi all, I'm in the middle of a 64 Galaxie project and I thought I'd throw the feelers out for any info on reproduction trunk floor braces or brace...
She's eyeing the dual quad setup I have laying around for a sbc. Or at least she was. I told her about the nailhead idea and she is digging it....
Thanks guys. Thanks D2 Willys for the tip on the trans.
I really didn't know what to think of the dynaflow, I know nothing about them.
Do you actually get a squirt of fuel when the accel pump is actuated? Visual confirmation?
It could be a plugged fuel passage between the...
Speedway sells the base kits for the 2 outboard carbs. (without idle mix screws) with or without linkage.
It's a nice way to put together a...
Good lord, this is a June 09 topic?
Wow, someone dug deep to find this one.
Find a late 50's merc with a 430 Mel.
The 4 bbl 430 was rated at like 375 hp
The super marauder 3x2 was 400 hp, 515 flt lbs!
I been reading about the nailhead.
Small valves, obviously. Hence the name, valves like the head of a nail. But they came loaded from the...
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