The Jalopy Journal
So whats the average charge for an hour of car building?
Here's a lesson learned from the Vietnam war:
Take a dog with you, have it check the area first.
1978-88 GM G-body
I'm gonna drive my heap into the scrapyard and take pics of it next to the huge mountain of junk.
Back in the day when my cusin was on the run from the law he'd change the color of his pickup every week or so by spraying it with one of those...
I stop all the time to pick up trash bags that have fallen off of other people's trucks while I'm taking off my trash. Maybe i should start going...
This is what you need to do:
Like somone said above, take a wirebrush on a drill to an area and see whats under it. If the body filler wasn't put...
When you get it down to bare metal tell everyone to keep their greasy hands off of it.
"I don't know what happened officer, I was cleaning my gun and it suddenly went of.....shooting this intruder in the knee as he was breaking in."...
"Hi, Billy Mayes here with Oxiclean..."
Weld the plate to the inside of the pipe, grind off the outside edge of the plate.
Most people that approach me are dope fiends wanting to know if my ride could be bought for a few $100's.
Maybe its the area I'm in, the fact...
Coolest 52/54 Ford ever.
I've been told its better to use on old furniture than wood filler because it will handle stain better than wood putty.
I gots me WWW radials...but they used to be raised whiteletter tires :D
You mention wanting to do this as cheap as possible so:
1. Bags- 2500lb firestones
2. Brackets - Make your own from 3/8 steel plate and large...
If it was bagged, ya could raise it up, unbolt the body, put blocks under the body, deflate the bags, remove the wheels & tires and slide the...
It happend to me, in a rotten way...
I was in love with a red shoebox, it was the coolest thing I had ever owned. Worked on it for a long time,...
I think Rickybop is calling him.
I don't have a phone.
I was going to drain the water out of the bottom of my big air compressor so I first let all the psi out through a sprinkler type valve on the...
I'm all Ford'd-out
Heat 'em up with a torch.
I think those were there to keep the spring from squeaking?
Tape a section of an old inner-tube on top of the spring when you put it back in.
I fully support your decision regarding the pneumatic suspension.
All my accidents seem to happen whenever new "rock" music comes on the radio. I've been known to crawl out from under a car while intalling a...
Factory paint jobs have orange peel. Its just a matter of how anal the painter is and whats considered acceptable.
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