The Jalopy Journal
Welp, I was going to use this thread as a history for my 49 , was going to post car shows, ice cream trips with the grand kids and such. Well, do...
*****SOLD*****49 ford shoe box, 51 merc flathead v8, runs and drives well, new tires, battery, over flow tank for the rad. Best reasonable...
Update, the seller decided to give the horn to me seeing its missing the relays and the horn screens.
Can the relays be found, and would you know the value / year?
Are these automotive parts and does anyone know the value, thanks
Didn't read every post, this may have already mentioned, maybe the new oil filter was faulty? Seen a vid on YouTube where a guy cut open several...
Bummer!!!! Have to say that 90% of the fun is the pursuit, so keep on moving forward, you will get there.
Got caught in a rain storm a few weekends ago and just this past weekend got a chance to clean and wax the shoebox.
One thing about[ATTACH] that...
Anyone ever put seatbelts in the back seat of there shoebox? Looking to do that for the grand kids ice-cream run? Where did you purchase the belts?
Here is an update, been awhile. took awhile to figure this out. Went with the dual pulleys to align the alternator pulleys and have the 3 carb...
Well there you go, this was an easy fix. Just put the rod to the other side. Gonna work out good.
New over flow / puke tank is in. Got to run the line and I’m going to remove the brackets I made for it and paint them.
Really enjoy those videos!
All, thanks for the suggestions.
I think that may work.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] The linkage is coming in contact with the pump. Can I turn the whole bracket and run the pump 180 degrees from current location?
Thank you sir. I am going to do the same. What length is it?
Yes send a pic when you can, thanks .
Thanks, I was thinking of ditching it for a better one... You answered that question. Where can I find that "puke can"?
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] According to Van Pelt Sales, “the only visual method of differentiating Mercury and Ford Flatheads is to look at the front...
I wonder if they had chariot shows back in the day?
I think the passion is the same throughout the generations, just with modern cars.
I purchased this car last week for the sole purpose of taking my grand kids out for ice cream. Gonna make some memories and kindle a...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] It has Mercury heads but I don’t think it’s a Merc motor. Holly carb , electric fuel pump, MSD...
OK, Will take some pics under the hood when I get home from work.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] New ride.
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