The Jalopy Journal
Pulled this up just now, hope it helps
Double check the wires - couldn't get my 500 to fire - turned out even though the wires were correct as per an old chevrolet manual - they weren't.
Nice work. I like it
Love that Desoto handle - I too am looking for a mechanical replacement for my door handles! Thought about the Lincoln push buttons, but not sure...
Got mine off flee bay - round $300 easy enough to install, but of course had to do slight modifications. Work great
Great idea! I'll definitely be grabbing a few of 'em
Thought I had posted this already, but guess not... Anyway here's my 500 caddy
Looking good man, I think we can all sympathize with the amount of stuff that gets in the way of a build!
Kudos on a bad ass wiring job! - nice gauges too
Amazing Thread. Thanks guys!
Got my 10 bolt out of an '82 Camaro, fits well - and there are plenty of disc brake kits avail.
Have no idea on upholstery, but DAMN is that motor nice, cant wait to see the finished look
Does look a little too clean tho....
Got the mock up done, still have some trimming to do for a perfect fit, but it's a start.
Ok, quick update,
Progress has been at a snails pace - still no exhaust - NOT a happy man!
Finally got my gauges in, fabbed up a home for them...
Chris - yeah I've been keeping an eye on yours - kinda stands out around these parts!
fastcar - yeah the Caddy swap was/is not what I'd call...
Ok, had to buy the wife a new camera - but she couldn't think of anything to photograph - so I got her to take a shot of the engine bay after...
Sorry man 1953 with updated bumpers and lights.
Ok, not much in the way of progress to report, but figured an update was in order.
Moved, had AC die in the middle of a heat wave, fridge dying -...
Definitely needs the hula girl
You definitely made the right choice! Looks killer!
Oldsmell, can't wait to see how the almond came out! Planning on using sand for body color.
When I did my roof, used an el cheapo HVLP gn from china freight. Same basic steps, just I didn't need a hardener - than again I had it thinned...
Have to agree, Wwwaaaayyyy too much flake
I was thinking on a more traditional front, not low riders.
Damn guys... Gotta say I expected some grief over the title, but Damn, TMI...
Penicillin is your friend!
During a "discussion" with one of my buddies, idea came around about metal flaking the roof of my '53 - which got me thinking....
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