The Jalopy Journal
I do have a soft spot for the 35 ford's.
I have 2ea of them. Would not mind to ad a coup to the group.
I was born in 1957.
In 1977 I bought my first collector car , a 1957 chevrolet Belair 2 door sedan , from a dealer out if California. I still...
Happy Boxing Day to all my southern neighbors.
I agree with Wescott as the best choice.
That is so sad. I hope the perps get dealt with accordingly.
I would say casting flaw. The aluminum or the mold was to cool at the time that case was pored.
Sad to say , that is a warranty issue.
I have to agree with this comment. Pass the word out when asked for advice on a machine shop in your area.
That is a job well done.
I have a friend like that with cars. Most of his stuff is in the 60's and his stuff has been setting outside rotting for over 25 years . They are...
I am sorry for the loss of your father. On the other hand , it is great tribute to your father that you and your son are going to take the...
That is a great deal compared to getting these parts to me here in Alaska . A 1/4 panel to me is over $500.00.
I would try fastenall , but not...
I have used JB Weld 24 hour cure for a lot of projects that were powdered coated with great success.
As a employer , I would ask for the applicant to submit some pics of their welds , then have them come and lay down a few.
You scored a great project.
Unusual body lines
I was one of those to have had both at the same time. I did find that on a original . The area behind the doors "B" pillar body line are a real...
I keep electrical tape in mine. Have had to use this in my trade for over 45 years for serious cuts.
Lodi , You are 100% correct in this statement. Those of you thinking a steel body could be made cheaper that a fiberglass one . Have no experience...
Steves Auto Restoration in Oregon had built some. They were not selling well due to the price. I doubt that anyone will ever make another steel...
I have been in business for over 30 years in the fabrication industry as a side business. Working out of my home garage . I picked and chose what...
As I recall that John Delorean was the engineer on that drive system .
That is a real sweet find. Something that many dream of finding .
That is real sad. I hope the vehicle is recovered .
A buddy and myself were supposed to be down there checking on our winter homes but schedules prevented us from going down. We will be there next...
My experience with that type of cargo. A guy may be better off in going and getting it themselves. The cost is going to be close to a complete...
With what I see there. I would glass bead the repair areas , wash with acetone , tin it with paste and silver solder and make the repair. Not a...
Great turn out.
Where is this cab at and where is it going to ?
Those may be urethane type of bushing material. I have herd stories of the same thing happening . As they age , used for daily driving they brake...
My 57 chevy belair was originally a LA area car . Inside the hubcaps , the original owner wrote in pencil his full name and date. That is way...
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