The Jalopy Journal
I don't know why/how.
I was talking to Ron and Carol last week and they are i the process of closing out everything.
It is too bad it was not...
Because They don't have the paperwork.
Thanks for the explanation and you are exactly correct, timing can just destroy a motor, among other equipment.
I broke a couple driveshafts out...
The fillet radius is a possibility, but if you think about it, on a .040 under crank you only have .020 potential radius to grind in. Even if you...
Double check, I have one here with 16mm plugs
Happy New Year!!
Sorry to hear that, I haven't heard anything from him either.
Some of the patterns were pretty nice. I made a couple oil pump drives on the front...
You definitely have found a capable shop to do the line bore, Pete has some pretty impressive motors.
We were talking about the DOHC Chevy...
Let's see, lots of questions... I'll attempt
The housing bolt boss is broken, probably not repairable nor is critical. If/when you take the...
Merry Christmas to you and Family!!
That is a nice looking assembly, I would expect nothing less from You.
I have heard stories like this before, not any particular head or design, it happens.
My first OHV was a Dodd 4 port. Sold as ready to run,...
You are miles ahead in your thinking, be realistic and you will not be disappointed.
I would read Jim's book thru and then start looking for...
Most of the Folks here have been at this for quite a while.
IMHO, it is your car, do with it what you can, (a) afford (b) what you can, not...
Banger Speed parts are as rare as Hen's Teeth, just pulling your leg.
I was told 10 or 15 years ago that eBay helped move a lot of the parts...
Yes, sad news this month.
Another pretty well known 4 Banger, George "Scotty" Scott passed a week or so ago.
This last year has been hard...
where the hell did 2021 go??
another year older, just deeper in debt
Got new distributor in coop, one less lever to fiddle with.
I don’t think Jim ever made a cast iron head
Yes I hear the patterns are for sale and we have been talking
From the sounds of it, a good start. You may consider a slightly more aggressive cam. Afterall if you are into this motor that far. Add some...
Something you may have not noticed, that motor has no butterflies in the throttle bodies.
Only control was barrel valve tied to pedal.
Don't forget the proper Shade Tree to work under and the selection of Hammers...
Took Pop's coop out for a ride in the hills, no, this is not the brothel...
or as the old adage says “how do you make a small fortune in motor sport’s”?
Start with a large one…
check for the Adams apple, sure sign...
Yeah, good luck with this
Vandervell #675 or 535 '47-'64 Bx4 motor
it should be noted, crank journal should be 1.8735-1.8740...
check the bore diameter in the rod, if 2.000 more than likely a Volvo B14 bearing.
if 2.021 dia, more than likely a TR4 bearing. I suspect it...
Nuth'in wrong with that!
Doesn’t have to be
I resemble that remark
I have understanding with the wife
If it has a penis it will be in trouble
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