The Jalopy Journal
That aluminum body would be perfect for a project I've dreamed of, but realistically won't pull off.
I'm no DeSoto expert, but the hood ornament and the position of the headlights relative to the hood line, still say '37 to me.
Rare factory 4-wheel drive by NAPCO.
Throughout much the 50's, if you wanted 4WD on a Chevy truck, you had to order the NAPCO Powr Pak as...
That is not a typical Jeep. Must be testing an an early production model.
Shape of the cab, fenders, and hood looks like a REO
Thunderbird Interceptor Skyliner
Is that a REO?
If you have not read "
Tin Feathers, Wooden Trestles and Iron Men" You will really enjoy the history of the Galloping Goose.
I'm over the whining that it is somebody else's fault when your old car needs attention.
We are mechanics. We drive cars that are 85 years old...
Think I found the other half of this car. I'm more confident now it is a '37 DeSoto.
Thanks. This is from a family photo album, but I don't know any stories about that car.
The group above is standing in front of this '37 Ford...
It is a Willys, isn't it? The grill is different that most I see.
Doesn't 36 have portholes on the hood?
What is this? I wanna say '37 Studebaker, but the hood trim appears to terminate behind the headlight instead of going all the way to the grill....
Yep. And O.J. Wilkinson-owner of the Salt Lake Auburn Cord Duesenberg dealership. Wilkinsin's dealership provided support for the speed and...
Hudson was like the Buick pictured above. They were longer and sat cross ways over the top of the engine. The one I'm trying to identify is most...
What does "Bender" mean?
I figure its off a straight six (could be 8, but not V-8) and probbaly from the early 50s, but I can't identify it...
Here's another one. What does it fit?
What is it?
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They build about 400 of them. Maybe 60 are known to survive.
That's a great tip. It shows proper use of both doors for lettering.
It looks like they generally make the front door the primary space for...
Yes. All Franklins were air cooled. When they quit making cars, they continued to build air-cooled aircraft engines. The only possible exception...
A friend calls Dad and tells him he should check out this art show downtown where this painting is hanging on display. The artist must have taken...
What should vintage door art look like on a crewcab? Four door trucks were so uncommon back in the day, I don't have a concept of what commercial...
Somebody need to work this wreck into their diorama.
I bought this truck and trailer separately without knowing they went together. Neither did the seller. They were in my shop for weeks before I...
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