The Jalopy Journal
Merry Christmas from arkansas
I have pics from the late forties to the mid nineties showing his involvement with cars. From family trips as a kid to racing, rodding and customizing
Drag strip at the airport.
Airport was built during ww2 as part of a proving grounds
Was and still is the biggest airport in...
This doesnt have much to do with the build, if anything but I thought I would throw out this as a teaser.
Its a few pics from one of my dads...
1938 Galbusera v8
Originally in a motorcycle but I think it would be awesome in a little roadster
Ive been awol for a while so I thought I would drop a line to say high and update the thread.
Once again I have little progress to...
Well, its official, I missed my goal of a running car
For the summer '12 hamb drags.
Its a bummer but sometimes life gets in the way of the other...
The only way you will be competitive in a bracket class will be consistent times and consistently good reaction times at the light.
It will not...
nope i cannot afford to do it.
when i think i can, it is not true.
some months i have a functional creation.
some months i do not.
i have had some...
maybe you re crazy but im on the same train as you.
i really like the proportions of that 48
i couldnt find a better pic but the one in this picture is hand built
you are probably right about hot rods but gm had air ride on several models as far back as 58 that made great customs.
oh yeah, i lurked long...
i havent ben around much so i thought i woild drop a post to say hi and moan a little.
things took a downward spiral in october so i...
i love this thread
in what part of mo. do you live
one more in the slo pokes camp
im sure it turned a few heads whenit was first built
merry christmas to all who read and are responsible for these forums
just found these.
thanks for sharing.
i didnt get to go thisyear so those were really cool to see
the prescott arkansas track is my home track.
they are fairly lax on what can run.
there have been a few accidents in the last couple years...
kinda like a bunch of housewives in 1950 on the telephone partyline in the kitchen. complaining that many women were expected to get jobs...
just reread part of this thread, and i find it amazing how similar many of these stories are to mine.
makes me feel a little less crazy for doing...
i have been following this thread for awhile.
so i decided o add a couple of my homade, modified tools to the list.
hope to add to the pile by...
if you like fast boats you should take a look at the SCREAM AND FLY boards.
i hope nothing other than your pride was injured
here is a pic of one of the bodies i mentioned in another thread.
i am contemplating modifying this one to use on occassion.
also is a pic of some...
i rmember the hang ten feet from when i was a kid in the seventies.
my dad had them on a helmet.
and ive seenthem in numerous pictures
i have had access to a couple of shops for several years and still most of the work i do is outside. to much junk for a whole car inside.lol!
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