The Jalopy Journal
Found the article and it looks like that was for the Canadian build Hardtops
It was a two piece windshield, as the center gaps in the trim will attest. the new one is very nice and the top is tinted, assuming its fairly new.
I was already getting a lot of pushback form people who refused to believe that there ever was a 59 Nomad, Imagine whet some night do with the...
PM to the Admin team will get it done
Yep, but don't plan to rock that boat, will just consider it a custom feature :rolleyes:
No, it went to a guy in Texas
He is putting in a 327 and believe a new Transmission
He actually knew about the build from the HAMB, which saved a...
Thanks, that is the basic plan once things are sorted and complete. Should be all set for spring of 22
So with the sale of my 1959 Nomad after 14 years... decided it was time for a new name.
Since its not clear how long the Chieftain will be in the...
Making progress on the Catalina, drove it to a small car show last night.:cool:[ATTACH]
Slightly different look under the hood:rolleyes:
1stGrumpy, very nice car, appreciate the pictures, especially of what was under the hood, so I can see what was once there:rolleyes:
Lots of progress today. Went to replace the plugs, cap and rotor, which all needed it... only to discover that the distributor clam was tight, but...
Turns out it is a TH400 as suspected, but a later version that was called a " 3L80" as part of a effort by GM to standardize the nomenclature. 3...
Wondering if anyone can help with the ID, cant find anything for a LRA tag on line[ATTACH]
It is looking like the engine and tranny are from 1974 (still need to verify on the TH400) and looks like it was a "350 T400 police" Version
Lots of parts on order brake drums and shoes arrived yesterday
Will post a few update pictures later
Think I have the transmission figured out and...
Trying to get the speedometer working and looks like some modifications will ne needed, as the TH400 is not set up for a cable. A
The original Flathead straight 8 is long gone, the SBC is in and it can be driven.
Rear brakes need to be replaced before it is driven much.
Okay, had to know... it is a 2537SD
Where did you find the 1382 production number? Interested in that and any other sites with info like this....
Thanks Jimmy Six
The tag is partially covered by the battery holder (12 volt conversion) but the glove box say's its a 8
Will see for sure in a...
Spent the day going over the car and the bins of loose parts.
Will need need rear shoes and drums, some more wiring and a lot of clean up. but it...
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So, I am no longer the guy with the 1959 Nomad, it was sold last month.
I am now the guy with the 1951 Pontiac...
Well, I guess this is it sold the Nomad and ir was headed to Texas Saturday Night
Not sure what will be next, it was a good run and saved a cool...
If I had $10 for everting I've said or thought 'no more rust buckets" The money would be there for ...
the next Rust bucket:rolleyes:
Just saw this, was next to you in the 59 wagon!
Hope to see it in person this weekend. Great back story on the build!
Did some needed maintenance this weekend to be sure the car is good t=for the weekend. i has not got a lot of driving the past few years. Guess it...
A week to go, better get the wagon ready, the past year had limited show time usage, but did get out for work [ATTACH]
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