The Jalopy Journal
The coil spring thingies were more for cooling, weren't they?
vtwhead beat me to it......
I broke lots of one-piece mags, but never a welded 2-piece. Never even heard of one breaking. Sometimes a steel rim will bend hitting something...
I recall Caddy rears being an absolute bitch to work on! Totally off the wall weird design. I would never touch one again!
Not really computer savvy. I need my brother to do anything with pictures. Took a while to get that avatar up. Sorry for not responding, I haven't...
In the sixties on the Saskatchewan prairies we raced anything, any time, any place!
I did that for another guy who wanted to be the driver, but he never gave me a pic of himself sooo...........
Those gaudy, overdone "customs" came about when car show judges got lazy and started awarding points for each modification with no regard for the...
Find some junk heads and stuff and make a coffee table.
How do you guys like my "new" avatar? I say "new" because I drew it over a half-century ago!
Found some old artwork of mine from the '60's. This is one example.
Used to call them "slingshots" for obvious reasons. Not as good as a regular dual carb setup, but they did work.
had a few Dynaflushes, never a bit of trouble with them. A buddy had one burst into flame driving on two flat tires, but, y'know, what can you expect?
Put a 4bbl on the S10 V6 and use it.
My '72 camino 350, camel humps, flat top pistons, 151 cam and a four barrel, got 24 MPG every day. That's Canadian gallons, about 20 on your itty...
Some cowl light lenses and get rid of the square mirror, and drive it!
Tore down a few 428's, all were externally balanced. They are like Y-blocks, all are 312's till the heads come off!
Jeeps, Scouts, Ramblers, Studebakers, Henry J's all used them.
Did he reproduce the cracks in the block too?
Buy it! Drive it! Beautiful car.
Blowers tend to "tame" a too wild cam, much like more cubes do.
Find a Ford pickup with an iron toploader 4-speed and a 302. Personally I would find a good flattie!
Hone it with a ball hone and rering it with a set of rod bearings. I have gotten away with that on engines that were way beyond "spec" and they...
The decks are different side to side because the crank and cam are offset to one side. This was Henry's way of reducing piston slap, where most...
The shaft contacting the U-joint is going to stop the joint from flexing properly. Grind it shorter.
Slant Six plug wires with the rubber flanges that seal the plug tubes work great on those old Chizlers.
354 and 392 have a separate water manifold from the fronts of the heads. The other Chryslers have the water outlet in the intake manifold.
Iodine works better than any oily stuff. Dissolves rust quickly.
Used to split the Ford hoops and weld in a spacer, go as wide as you wanted.
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