The Jalopy Journal
I love making custom headers/exhaust. Best way to make your car unique. Nice work.
Out on the Siletz River
Thanks for the tutorial. No wonder my stainless flares have been less than perfect. Good luck with them!
Well done. Motivating I hope.
1st class build. Good luck with your inspection.
Typical hot rod, always improving!
A couple of other things needed attention. I had 1" lowering blocks on the car. When removed, I found cracks and mis-shaped holes where the spring...
Here's a look at the drive side[ATTACH]
Looks like a good start. Have fun!
Yes, of the few original parts that came with the pile of parts I started with. 8.2" ten bolt. I think all full size Chevys 55-64 came with this...
Here's the pinion holding tool I built.
And a shot of it in place. I used a 6 foot piece of pipe for a cheater with my 3/4 drive...
I built brackets to bolt the housing to my bench, built a wrench for tightening the side bearings, and a 'pinion holder' to help installing the...
Always happens, I expect it now. I decided to add positraction to my car, something I've wanted to do for as long as I've owned it. So...
Me neither, internet pik
Ever seen one of these?[ATTACH]
x2. You'll never get that patina back if you clear coat it. Try rubbing compound and wax. You'll be amazed.
Stogy, you're outdoing yourself. Great photos, thanks for posting.
Wish my dad was still alive to see this car, it's very close to his first car, bought in 1938 at 18 years old. He modified it by putting on...
Nice work, looks bad ass.
I've been running that filter for many years, no problems. Bought a spare element but haven't used it yet.
Thanks Bruce, I've been thinking about doing a build thread even though it's almost 30 years since I started.
Nice day here, high 50's, I had to take the Vette for a spin. This is on the Siletz River.
Had to take a drive today, high 50's on the Siletz River.
That's just a tow chain keeping the truck in place. Conventional rear end (huge). I'm keeping the original drive train, was able to find new...
I've loved the C1 Corvettes from my first ride in 64. Took me ten years to build this one from a pile of parts. I've owned this one for 27...
Hose clamps look great, I might steal that stolen idea.
My 2 ton dually pickup, still got a ways to go LOL
When I moved to Oregon, I gave up about 3000 sq.ft. of shop. The existing 24x32 wasn't going to hold everything, so I did this:
I like chopped 40's, mine is 3"
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