The Jalopy Journal
Ok. I can keep a secret... ;)
Well....It's not very HAMB friendly, I'm afarid...
But it's mine, and even tow the finish is certainly not perfect, it works very well and it's...
Thanks! Just waiting for the summer now!
Switched out the Jaguar gas cap to make room for my new Indy gas cap from Johnsen's Hot Rod Shop.
I wanted to keep the one way valve from the Jag'...
Home made, stainless ,fitted behind the seats. Ca 40 litres.
Battery to the right. 2 mm steel plate between tank and battery for safety in case...
Home made - with Borg Warner 6 speed.
I made a bracet from thick walled 3/4" pipe on my 34 Roadster. Maybe not beautiful, but works very well.
Thick walled pipes are very stiff....
Here's used T56 Borg Warner 6 speed from a 95 Camaro LT1. I have one like this in my 34 Roadster. Very pleased....
Bought 4 rusty low rider wheels on Ebay. 2 pcs 16x7" and 2 pcs 18x8 that I got widened to 18x9"
Sand blasted them for free at my job:...
Here's how it went out.
Thank you to all of you for good answers.
I will post some before / after photos when I'm done, and hopefully the "after" photos will be better...
Ok, thanks for your answers...
So... Wet sanding the complete car will make it a little more shiny, but also equal shiny all over...?
I have painted my car using matte / flat clear coat.
The paint was bought from, mixed and prepared by a professional.
Trouble is that it ain't...
I don't remember what plastic I used for the door panels. It was something I bought from a local plastic moulding business. 3 mm I think. RPU...
Photos of how the roof top is fastened to the windshield:
I have corrected the link.
Thanks for the heads up!
The bows will not fold below the body line.
But the bows are also possible to take apart and put in the trunk.
The body is steel, original Ford...
Haven't any photo of it folded down. I must seperate the windshield wood from the bows to lay it flat down.
But that's really no big job.
Thanks for your replies!
An explanation of the brake light: The location is not perfect, but the best of several possible solutions. Trouble is:...
Here's my low cost canvas top.
Bought The Speedway motors universal cab frames:
Made a plywood piece to fit on the Duvall screen (that is...
Do you know app. how much fabric I need to sew a cabriolet top for a '34 Ford Roadster with Duvall Wind screen?
And where can I buy it?
Spot on, isnt it?
And for those who hasn't any louver maker nearby, Ebay might be a solution:...
Thanks for the tip!
My home made ones don't have a high finish, but they work, didn't cost much, and are not very visible when the top is...
An update on this one.
After googling around quite some without finding much, I decided to make those rods myself.
I started with
-2 pcs of...
What tools and spares do you take with you on long trips with an old car?
An update on this one. I got plates on the car this august. The transmission works very well. The trans has 0,5 overdrive in 6th gear, rear tires...
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