The Jalopy Journal
Here is a picture with the 4 cylinder engine with a 455 olds head.
Here is a picture of my roadster with original[ATTACH] frame and brakes.
I used J18y in my 283. Had 59 fuely and a 58 fuely.
I worked on them back in the day, also had a few myself. Had a 58 fuely
Years ago i had a manifold that was heated by water from the heater hose. But you will not need to heat it unless you are driving it in cold weather.
I like it nice clean well done car. The engine is also a very good choice.
My first car was a 41 chev station wagon. The wood was bad. I put a 41 Pontaic two door body on. It fit nice, but I think the rear fenders had...
I would think you would have to shorten the torque tube. If so it is not that hard to do.
You should have the main jet 1 turn open to start when cold. when it is warm 1/4 turn open. Idle jet start out at 1=1/2 turns. Each car is...
Way to go, it is much more fun to do your own thing. Any one can do it the same as every one else. To me a hot rod should be part of you, not a...
1929 Chev pickup and 1927 Dodge
1928 Essex, and 1928 Erskin.
1926 Dodge, 1928 Essex
Found a better picture of the 26 Dodge, that my Son and I did a few years ago.
Here is a 26 Dodge under the deck, not very good. Also the back of a 27 Dodge
I would like a B size insides with 5 mains for crank and cam.
You can always make your own, that is what I did.
Back in the day flat head V8's in the hot summer weather had very little oil pressure at idle, maybe 5 lbs. They also like to vapor lock. You...
I have a flat head in two of my A's. But would never put one in a Chev. 283 is one of the best engines ever built. The best for there day. I...
Hard staring hot was a issue with the FI. Try holding it to the floor while starting hot. My 59 FI and a 58 FI both started better cold.
I used the 30 Model A box and made a box on the outside of the frame to move it over. Still is very close.
In the old days when they were still running them, that is the way they were.
I put a high volume pump in mine, that fixed it.
[ATTACH]How about this one
I have a 1956 Belair 2 door hard top. It has the original 265 4 barrel power pack.
Sounds about right to me. That is about what they ran back in the day.
My 66 vette is a L79 has many miles on it. I drove it to work from 1970=1992. It has been a great engine. Still runs very strong. It is hard to...
So that is what happened. My 66 vette that I have owned for 43 years does not have that flaw. Many people over the years said they should have a...
car when done
1927 Dodge pictures
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