The Jalopy Journal
Upholstery is an art. Something most home builders, including myself, will not tackle. I can sew on a shirt button, but that’s it. Great work.
Great read this morning. Thanks to all the contributors to this thread.
Always enjoyed his posts. Sorry I didn’t get to know him. Condolences to his loved ones.
[ATTACH] My sister, neighbor, and myself a long time ago. One of my Dad’s Army buddies car.
Top shelf effort there. Looks great. Like others said, I’d never fit in the cab.
Could this have been Wayne’s Speed Shop? Wayne Beasley was the owner and a big Ford guy. SS/C 66 Fairlane if memory serves me correctly. Wayne was...
It should be negative ground. My 48 CJ2A has run and cranked fine with the original points distributor for 73 years. Mine is 12 volt changeover...
New set of Clark’s Corvair 1964 bucket seat upholstery. Purchased by me but not used. Original cost invoice attached. Top quality OE style...
Ace Speed Shop, Charlotte, NC. Cut school with a buddy to go. 2 hour trip each way in 1970.
Thanks for posting. Cool old film.
Iconic racer RIP.
Personally I use ATF in my transmissions and power steering fluid in my power steering pumps. Good luck eliminating the problem.
Shiny paint is way overrated IMHO. I prefer “park it anywhere “ paint jobs. Great Hot Rod you’re building.
Just read through this thread. Top shelf work all the way through. You are blessed with a beautiful family, great skills and an enviable work...
Glad your using the original grill. Good call. All this work takes a lot of time and effort. You’re doing great. The car is gonna be killer.
My skills improved somewhat with age. No one will ever call me a craftsman. Learned a lot from craftsman friends through the years. I am satisfied...
Great images. Thanks for posting.
I just like to go out to the shop and know that all that junk in it is paid for and I could purchase more if I desired. Don’t worry a great deal....
Epic trip Joel. Can’t thank you enough for the ride-a-long. Recently returned from a 7,000 mile western loop of our great country in my not old...
Go Man go !!!
Take a look at a FC281 wheel cylinder. 1947 to 1950 GMC.
Sorry for your loss in the passing of your Dad.
Just found the thread this morning. Really enjoyed Sam’s journey so far. Following along. The title of the thread drew me in. All our days are...
I’m in the Valvoline ZR-1 camp for any flat tappet cam vehicle.
Sorry for your loss. Dad’s are impossible to replace. 2000 miles in a droptop Corvair should make for an epic adventure. Hope it is safe and...
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