The Jalopy Journal
The 1952 caddy roadster was amazing
i look foward to seeing you and the car.
i will be there friday thru monday then heading to bike week
the red one hanging on the wall is owned by rich at radir wheels. I have looked at it many times and thought of making one. few problems he has...
I call it my catalog car.
every part is ordered out of some catalog
just like any other part it needs a little work to fit right.
some of the stuff i have made for my 31 model a truck
f-100 steering box
only thing is the window lip is not where the back of your head is.
how far does that light stick into the cab right where the passengers head is going to be???
i hate cars that cant be driven easy. there is no reason to have a bad pedal layout
my chopped channeled sectioned 30 model A pick up has...
pair of 50 mm dcoes hanging out the sides.
general rule is to have at least the size of the bolt threaded in
i like the poor connection of the ground arcing as he starts to weld
$100 to $150 per hour in northern nj
dom just means it is (drawn over mandrel) after the tube is made and welded that is why it does not have the welded seam
00mack (anthony white's) 49 merc built in 1953
Had it working and moved on to other parts of the car. To many things to build.
no finished pics im too stupid to remember to take pics
Box all welded together. Test asembled it works so smooth with the roller bearings on the pitman arm shaft. I hope i did not make it to easy
cant make my self happy. I dont like the big alt so the bracket is listed for sale. going to make a new one to use the small 1 wire alt.
some more parts. alt bracket and harley rotor
this car is still around nj still owned by the same guy only change is it has spindle mounts on the front now...
with weight and power run the 28 spline axles. there is no need for the added weight of 31 or 35 spline axles.
friend with a amx put a 9" in and...
plus a car under a cover is some thing to pile stuff on, lean stuff on. "it is safe cause it is under a cover"
look like crap with the amount of rake the car has. looks like mixing styles.
add 2 layers of black shrink tubing over the wires and it will never wear out or put a section of a plastic bottle inside column to hold the wires...
it is not that you have no motivation it begins with not wanting to finish it. once it is done it is finished.
we all spend so much time working...
weld nut to easy out and spin it foward loosining the easy out.
since you already drilled a hole and spread the hole with the easy out you might...
i have seen the same bad work done by many on here.
i have seen just as crappy welds cleaned up with a grinder and people say how great it came out.
as said unbolt calipers and bleed them with the bleeder at the highest point. just put something between the pads when you bleed them off the rotor.
hitting any animal (or anything) that is standing in the road way is collision. if the animal (or anything else) is in the air when you hit it...
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