The Jalopy Journal
Well, I think he would need twice the money to get that thing on the road.
Good luck. Hope it lasts until you can replace it. :)
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — A driver lost control during a Texas drag racing event on an airport runway and slammed into a crowd of spectators,...
I'll bet you could find a runner with a title for twice that amount and be money ahead.
I'm assuming it is cast brass. I'd be very leery of it's structural strength.
Yeah, this is a pretty common occurrence with cement truck drivers. Seems they attract that kind of women.
I wanna know what happened after he fixed it.
Whatever it is, I can't afford it so I don't care.
Probably a pretty expensive frame if they think their labor is worth anything.
Makes a guy wonder if anyone noticed the water and electric bills weren't getting paid, not to mention the taxes.
On a budget rebuild, use budget rings. Simple.
Now, I graduated in 1959 and I had heard the story in school so it had to be a '59 or older. I think it's still for sale.
For you FORD guys. My friend who had only worked on SBC's decides to rebuild his Ford. Couldn't figure out why the thrust bearing wouldn't fit in...
Gonna change your avatar?
Looks like some hefty compression if you're using stock heads.
Being aftermarket caps, have you tried swapping them around? May be a little difference, especially if made overseas.
What exactly is the procedure for relining drums? Is it just a press fit insert?
I think the logical answer is to pull the heads and fix them right, even if this is only temporary. Not really a big job.
I won this sometime in the '70's. Something useful rather than a dust collector. Cash is good too.
I used to maintain a fleet for a utility district. Guy brings an OT Blazer in for stumble when first started. Was due for tune up so I gave her...
Anything that's not an obvious pro built $150,000 car or rat rod.
This speaks volumes.
You're too kind.
Looks like the adjusting nut is really down there.
That guy is fast. I'd be happy to pay 100 per hour at that speed.
When I worked at the truck shop at a cement plant, we used a lot of muriatic acid for cleaning trailers, etc. One day a guy comes by and wants to...
Neal Jern was making a kit for model T and Model A conversion but he died. Don't know if anyone took over the business..
If it was my car, I'd disassemble the U-joints despite the fact that they are supposed to be new.
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