The Jalopy Journal
Hello! Another swede here.
My -58 Caballero had factory air ride but has been converted to coils.
Thinking about building air on it.
Have you had...
Those are nice cars.
I have a -58 Century Caballero.
They were also made on the Special but those were just called estate wagon. Came in both...
That is the kind of cars we are looking for!
My dad Magnus is in Texas right now.
Email him the info on firstname.lastname@example.org
Cool Dagmars on the green one!
Of course jocktherock! How could I forget? Looking forward to this years meet!
Here's some pics from the event.
(all pics have at least one Buick...
Purring straight eight!
Bumping it up with a couple pics of my -50 with the newly installed Fatmans dropped uprights in front and airride in the back....
I'm learning stuff!
According to Wikipedia, its called TDA, Timken Detroit Axle. Timken- Detroit became Rockwell in -53.
So this TDA co 2 speed...
Thanks! I found a lot more old ads when I googled Timken axle COE truck. But since this one is tagged DTA how new do you think it is? -70s maybe?
Here are some pics.
Apparently it's a DTA co axle. Are they any better than original?
Does anybody here have some info or old...
I figured I'd might aswell clean and paint the rear end.
I had to drill out the 2 rivets in the front of the Torque Tube to separate it...
I just replaced my pinion seal and rear seal on the tranny.
Had about 2 gallons of tranny fluid in the rear end!
Haha thanks! The second problem is to have the spare time to do it.
Enough about my car in this thread.
Looking great! I have a -50 Buick Sedanette in Sweden but I'm still growing a pair 'til the day I dare to chop it!
Thanks! Im starting to think so.
When I googled electric 2speed rear axle I got a lot of hits on Eaton. They seemed to be common on a lot of trucks in that era. It could be...
I looked up at Jim Carter Truck Parts that -51 and newer have two wheel cylinders at each rear wheel. If the engine is original it could be a -54...
Ok. My project has cables to the rear drums.
Forgot to mention that it has parking brake on the driveshaft.
Did the earlier chevy trucks have that?
Front bumper is similar to mine.
I didnt see the valve cover until now. Probably a full pressure 235. My truck has a -50 engine with two lug nuts...
Thats all I have now.. The ones from the ad. Hope it helps a little.
Ill try to get some up!
I just bought this chassis for parts that "should" be a 1950 Chevy COE.
I have a -50 COE project and some parts is different.
My truck has vaccuum...
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