The Jalopy Journal
Making great progress! Merry Christmas to you and yours!
No open headers? :D
How does she sound?
So what happened with the "breakdown"? Inquiring minds want to know.
I just can't believe the finish you're getting with that "special" paint. Beautiful work!
Looks great, Jake! Shop looks nice and tidy too.
Sorry to hear that. Don't let it beat you down. Stay positive! Things will work out.
Why do you say that?
Good for you, Glen! You've done a lot of great work on that car. Must feel great to fire it up and drive it out of the garage. :D
Glad to hear that everyone is ok. The damage to the garage is unfortunate, for sure, but you and your family are very lucky all the same.
One more time...........
Looking good! Getting closer. :) I wonder who makes an interior kit for a '49 Ranchero? :D
Great to see that you're back on this project. You've done some fantastic work on the back of the "truck". :D Looking forward to your continued...
Right from the Joe Hunt website:
Note: - Ballast must be mounted so that air can circulate around it due to high operating temperatures. This...
You know, there was someone else on here recently who had that trouble with the light and it was the number 1 plug wire gone bad.
Pertronix recommends not using solid core copper wires with their electronics. Don't know about the Hunt stuff. Any idea if the wires are solid...
Cleans up pretty good!
This was a favorite build thread of mine. Some fantastic work. Are you thinking about getting back on it after all of the very...
Money is tight for all of us, but, if you don't have one of these it would be a huge help. I use one for a car that I'm not all that familiar (so...
Damn....look at all the parts you left out in the last picture!
Nice to have all one color on the cab isn't it? Always feels like progress. :D
Breathing new life into it. Looks great!
Body paint color is fantastic and looks great with the interior colors! Really nice. Will be watching to see more.
Do you think anyone driving by would have thought this thing would be driving down the road in 9 months?? Absolutely fantastic, Doug! Bless you...
Car looks great! I'm jealous of your workspace. :D Mike
There is a book called Flathead Facts by John Lawson written in 2006. He put a "stock" 8BA on an engine dynamometer and made a variety of...
Well, now you have room for the go pedal! Lol Really looks fantastic.
Member "JWL" wrote a book called Flathead Facts where he tested a variety of manifolds on a Flathead engine that was run on a dynamometer to...
Yeah, that last pic looking down on the frame from above is a helluva testament to the vision, cooperation, effort and execution put into this build.
So Blake84, any updates on your starting issue? Get it running?
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