The Jalopy Journal
Easy stuff first. Get a helper with a unlit propane torch in hand. Start the engine and check for a vac leak.
Easy enough and cheap. rhanks for sharing.
Copper or brass backing will not contaminate the weld metal to a point it would fail. I like brass better.
Just have the area ventilated
A good top tank and sheet metal. was pressure tested and we found the core needs replaced. These are too rare to scrap. Good for a rebuild.
Great video. Thx
I sometimes think I enjoy hearing a banger better than an angry flathead.
I need to get busy and build one.
Ha. Definitely not for you Lloyd. that was for those who haven’t ever removed patches. PJ
That shop is like a hospital. hell even the body shop floor shines.
wow. Quite a tour. Thx.
The weld is the hardest and strongest part of a patch. The metal beside it is the weakest. Be careful chiseling. It may just break off the good...
Good article on multi carb holleys.
Be sure to cover the part about power valves....
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I’d pass this question through the Fordbarn. Can’t beat decades of experience.
Bangers, flaggers and flatheads. My three favorite things. Thx!
I have some Of Joshes creations. Haven’t seen him here for a good while. These are too notch castings.
Great looking display. Wow you have quite a...
Remove the heads and spray it down.
Reinstall the heads without torquing them. Let it set till spring.
Spring time… spray again and rotate the...
Oh. And you too Danny. :)
short answer is definitely yes.
a good article on multi carb holleys.
I’d convert your flathead to a front mounted distributor. Yes alittle more work but much easier then dealing with space issues.
Beautiful cool car. You just can’t beat a video , it gives a better betrayal of actually being there. Thx mark.
Krylon your addicted. Just ignore the negative comments. I know and appreciate your opinion and have seen your work first hand. That truck you...
This video will give you an idea on steps needed. You can also add a heavy pipe on top of the aftermarket mount to raise the engine to a level...
An artist at work. That’s some of the most complex roofs types to cut. Noticed not many pie cuts. This guy makes it look easy. That chop is...
So sorry to hear. My deapest condolences to all your family. I too lost my dad first and had to care for my
Mother for many years.
I’m sure if you run into any wear on the shaft or the hole a little weld would easily compensate for the loose fit.
Be sure you buy the correct one for your vehicle needs.
There are two types out there. One that grounds to activate and another requiring a hot...
This works great. And much easier than disassembling the whole setup.
Don’t overheat though.
Here I thought I signed into the hamb this morning. WTH guys?
And as far as flathead popularity being the vogue, I’d say that carried all the way...
Been buying from Dickster for years now.
A few good articles on softening rubber.
Buy a toy hauler for a small coupe or roadster. If you already have a 3/4 ton pickup you’d be all set.
Forest River makes them that’ll haul 4000...
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