The Jalopy Journal
Cool Thread, here's a Chev roadster I made from with a cowl and frame[IMG]
I have made some progress on the roadster in between customer work, I have working steering, brake and clutch pedals in, and most of the floors...
Thanks guy's,I don't know pooch, thats why I painted under it.
Painted under the T strips and riveted them on yesterday.
I got most of the trunk floor panels in today , I just need to rivet the tailshaft cover. and battery box in.
I made the bottom of the battery box with the same copper rivets, and changed the rear floor frame tube from 1X2" to a 1 X 1" to fit the battery....
The gutter lip was like your first drawing made on the pullmax.
There's not that much to it , if you are making this kind of door frame the U channel will have to just be folded at about 45 degrees until you...
Almost, the door frame becomes a box section. The bottom one is a channel and the top is folded at 90 degrees.
I made up some pedals for the roadster, the clutch pedal is cut down from a 34 truck. The bracket was from the truck too, redrilled and a plate...
I haven't been putting much on the internet lately, and most of my paid work is rust repairs on muscle cars.
There has been...
Nice work, great job.
Cool Caddy, Nice work.
All the photos are still there?
Very cool Merc
I will start working on the roadster in the new year, I got a Crafty B vintage racer filler cap for Christmas. I got it unassembled to save some...
Great work, I love seeing cars that most people would pass over being rebuilt.
Very cool love your work schoum.
Thanks Guy's, The Zephyr is getting a big motor and will be more hot rod than custom. But that is about all I know of the build after i'm finished...
I'm getting to the end of my part on the Zephyr, I finished the tailpan and I just need to fit the Kazier bumper over rider.
I riveted the side brackets to the windshield, not much else happening with the roadster. I started on the marker lights, but i'm not happy with...
I started making a grill out of stainless bar. I had to make a roller with a groove in it , to stand the bars on there edge.
I have done some more on the Zephyr , all the guards are repaired, garnish moulds cut down,and a fair few rust repairs, nothing major. Also had to...
Thanks Guy's, The one beside it is the Lincoln Zephyr coupe which was missing it's roof ( now fixed)
Here are the stands that came with the headlights, I thought they might be 35 oldsmobile?
I fitted the headlights to the roadster I got at Toowoomba swapmeet I think they might be Oldsmobile and I used Bedford truck headlight stands, I...
I picked up some more drum brakes last week from a guy from the early ford V8 club, the fronts have been...
Looks like the metalmaster one sold here in australia I got mine at a sale for $400 but one of the V blocks has broken already? and i'm waiting...
Yes it was cut on a curve to make it like it was pre shrunk.Then the centre of the strip was stretched on a sandbag with a hammer, then rolled out...
Looking good Nick, were did you get the ally seconds from?
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