The Jalopy Journal
There's a TON of ''how-to's'' on you-tube and other sites.
Dolly work, body filler, sand-80-120-320 , primer, sand -320-400 , 4 coats of paint...
What if you took the sed. bowl off and ran a line direct from the tank ( hose barb fitting?) ? That would eliminate the bowl as your problem.
Or just use the 1157 and 'burn out' the brake light filament .
Nice! Any more pics?
We always ran Dawn dish soap thru a radiator that was dirty/oily, say after an oil cooler leaked.
3 years ago I was looking for a 35-37 Chevy, when I found a 39 coupe 60 miles from me.
Still a ''work in progress.''
Easiest solution is to rent a compressor, or You COULD roll it on. Stop laughing you guys. I rolled on my avatar due to certain circumstances...
Very informative thread!
I scarfed a fuse panel out of a junked modern Jap PU, there's #10 and #12 wires coming in, but going out it's mostly #18...
Tons of good info in this thread.
From owners manual.
Do you have the park lights in the front grill? I turned mine into turn signals
Should be, #1 - tail lights + dash lights, and park lights...
What about a headlight bucket?
Thanks everyone. I'll wait and see if there's anymore screw ups that I need to touch up, then get a pint mixing cup and do it right.
I painted my '39 Chevy coupe last week with a gloss, single stage acrylic urethane (from Summit).
Started wet sanding yesterday and saw my first...
All the dash wires on my Peterbilt were white. Very small numbers on them. Back then I could see, not so much now.
Sometimes I tape my own labels...
Before you start make sure you have whatever fire fighting things you have close at hand like fire extinguisher etc. ( I never had need for them...
Local NAPA store keeps 6v batts in stock as do the tractor supply places ( rural PA )
Have them in my '55 PU, Farmall & Ford tractors, usually get...
Used to get ''rough service'' bulbs for my trouble light, don't see them around anymore.
I know a guy ;)
Cant beat $465 For the whole car!
Well, I got all my glass for free, so.....
You can get 'rust converter' in spray cans, spray right over the rust, then paint.
Por 15, metal prep and Por15 paint. Check it...
Harbor freight sells winches for $15. $30 is cheap insurance to do it right. Also I agree with not lifting on the doors.
Cant wait to get the tires mounted!
Nice wheels! What size are the fronts? what size tires are you getting?
By ''engine skirts'', do you mean the inner fenders or hood sides or??
I'm trying to figure out weather to make some inner fenders , with or...
I used one , they're very "universal". I'm using a handbrake from a Toyota PU to a Ford 8 inch.
Have any of you guys used this universal style...
you're right, but the back end was a 2 point lift without a pulley. And I can easily control the body tilting by hand.
BTW, I only have 2...
I may have to rely on floor jacks and engine hoist, but haven't figured out how.
the first time I lifted the body (39 coupe) , I used floor jack...
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