The Jalopy Journal
Well maybe, I don't think I would use an aluminum manual transmission bell housing when cast iron ones are available. A steel blow shield would...
Me loves 34 chassis's
Not honed properly.
I'd just put F2 12 inch brakes on it and if you want it to look kool add some Buick drums. They will stop just as well as disc brakes.
From my experience, a mount that uses the early Ford biscuit sends engine vibration into the car
Vibration is traditional
Yup, it has a lot of wood.
I worked for a Pontiac dealer in the 60's. We ran a 62 Super Duty for a couple of seasons. I was fixing a 428 for a friend that spun a rod. Had...
Looks to me like the passenger was a smoker.
Having messed with a few Pontiacs in the sixties I will suggest whatever crank you go with align bore the block.
Install a brace on the front of the starter to block for insurance.
Yup, it is definitely an East Coast Hot Rod, well done!
Head over to FordBarn and check classifieds for fella in Delaware. He has plenty of 40 p/u stuff.
Talked to Dave (former President and current shareholder) at the Nats in Tampa and he said the buyer assured them it was going to stay a Drag...
I believe I purchased the pilot bushing from Speedway
What it looks like together. 168 tooth aluminum flywheel, 50 merc clutch, pressure plate and throw out bearing. Starter bolts to bell housing,...
Like this one taken in '60?
Wire brush in a drill and clean inside ports and top of engine. Look for a crack, very carefully. No water should be up there.
Disconnect the brake line and cap it off. I have had it explode a rubber brake line if the fluid gets too hot.
I have lots' of it also.
Ditto, plastic wrap not very traditional
My avatar had no fan, but in 1958 there were no traffic lights in our town. I do remember once on a trip to car show it overheated at a light. BTW...
Head over to the Ford Barn and look for Ronnies Roadster
Ditto on Post #9 and #7
Traditional 1956 roll bar
Lots of info here:
I use PPG, there are many that may chime in. You have to be careful with ShopLine base as some colors are very transparent and it takes more coats...
Several months ago I sent them a '63 Avanti R2 cam for regrind. Motor is together and running. Great company to do business with.
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