The Jalopy Journal
I bought this car, sold the job to restore it, then lumber prices changed everything.
This is a complete, one owner, California car. Built in...
This was the last car my dad was building, before he passed away.
He came across this solid car, and converted it to a 2dr.
It started as a 1956...
4dr to 2dr conversion
Solid California car
No rot in inner rockers or floorboards
Great bones for restoration or racecar. No interior, price...
Thanks for the good words!
I have to remove the windshield, because there's some rot on the drip rail, I have to tend to. An a tree branch fell...
62 Bel Air Bubbletops are a big favorite of mine, along with a 61 Coupe Deville.
I appreciate that.
I wasn't there for the dustless blasting, but with the glass and phosphorus in the water, I'd wear one. The one in the corner comes and goes as...
It's a 2pc with the rear being rather short. He designed it years ago, and drove it everyday, before the tear down. Even tho the driveline guy...
Thanks. I don't have any pictures of the chassis, other than when we married the body back on it. The car was on the dolly he made, when it was at...
I picked up some more (hopefully) good hood hinges, as the ones I have on there, are junk. I've been working on others stuff, plus life happens.
I took mostly video shots, an only a few pictures. I tried to capture the platinum pearl on the roof, but cell cameras aren't very good at that...
I watched my dad do 5 of mine, plus 10 more of his. It just takes time, like my uncle said. There's definitely tricks to it.
Being this body was...
My love for old cars, got me that particular job on this 61. I'm also working on a 24 Dodge roadster with an Al Simon chassis. That'll be a neat...
My man! Yeah.. Johnny Gee!
Another thing.. that dustless blaster pushes the glass into everything an EVERYWHERE!!!!
Haa.. it might could!
I color sanded the clear, before he picked up. He has most of his work done, and then I can finish with the cut and buff
The owner and his wife, are really happy. Makes it all worth it! Thanks
Funny, cos I could imagine the whole scenario, as I read your post.!!!...
Man that's discouraging the way it mixes up the order of the pictures, when it places them here.
Here's a couple more pee-chures!
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I'll be here all week..
OK so now all that's out of the way, I know I haven't posted in a while but I thought this would be kinda neat to show....
Power assist steering, with the correct pitman arm and ram.
I also have a pump/ generator dated 1959 that goes with it.
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1955 Chevy grille
I have other parts also, if needed.
$50 + shipping
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