The Jalopy Journal
Yes, I have done my OT car . It has only been a few months , but the water marking has stopped , so that's good .
I just used the stuff on...
I've owned my truck for 24 years , and , even though it's getting harder for me to drive it , I still have the passion . Still ...................
@Guy Patterson no tag on mine either , was worn off when I got it 30yrs ago :)
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I have old junk , 'cause I'm too tight to buy new stuff . :) :) [ATTACH]
And it all works really well :)
It took me a loooong time to realize what it was that I wanted .
I went thru a stage (years) where if I had a car for more than 6 months ,...
The thing with bus stuff , is every thing is SO big and heavy.
The original diesel engine I had in the Bedford was 330 cu and about 90HP. Bloody...
My current bus is a 1958 Bedford SB3 . I have owned it for 30yrs , done 80K miles in it :) .
Currently I'm procrastinating on finishing the...
Built in Australia by Ansett transport , under licence etc. They made 131 buses , this one is #24.
Only 5 were imported into New Zealand...
I had an Ansair Flxible Clipper for a while . :) It was pretty stuffed , I did a roof lift on it . [ATTACH]
Your barns are so tall ......... :)
My '40 in front of the old bus shed , Kaiapoi.
Delightful display , thanks for sharing . :)
Banged up sheet metal sucks . Banged up body is worse , I'm glad there was no blood .
I had finished my 55 just 3 months before the truck rear...
Looks like an A series Bedford .
I had spent 18 months , full time , restoring this car , only had it on the road 3 mths and a truck failed to stop at the lights ....
I like the sound of the pipes close together .
Fentons on my '40 . [ATTACH]
I have 80k miles on my already well used 216 . every day for over 20yrs . LOTS of oil changes :)
Work done during that time has been minimal ,...
I believe there is some operator skill required .
I have had 2 cars touched up by 2 different paint shops , one was terrible , the other ok ....
Yes .............. premix all the paint so the left over is going to be the same shade . As said above , you never know when you will need a touch...
Painted my first truck in 1976 ('39 Chev) in the shed , used the blow attachment on the vacuum cleaner . Looked just like what it was LOL...
The '37 is a project , the '40 is the daily , in for a quick engine upgrade .[ATTACH]
All clubs locally have cancelled all events and meetings for the next month , under govt instruction.
All council places , normally open to the...
Penrite do a steering gear lube that works .
Such fun ....... :) .
I think it sounds external .
Water pump bearing or alternator bearing dry and ticking ....... ?
North Canterbury , I drove to Blenheim to get the rear guards . Seemed easiest at the time . LOL .
Yes the blackout side lights are interesting . Probably someone in the military collectors group would be interested in them .
Yes my pickup is a...
Your beautiful truck is not ex military , the guards are typical of a civilian truck . Please don't cut them . The funky headlights , well , who...
Yes TT , I will have the springs , postage from New Zealand will be a bit rough , best wait for Cosmo first .
As it happens , we got to the end of the road ....... :)[ATTACH]
Near the start of the Nevis Road , a few drops of rain at the top , but not enough to damp the dust down . :) [ATTACH]
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