The Jalopy Journal
so some pictures from sema.
one final touch prior to it leaving, functional rear view camera thats on all the time.
loaded up in the...
So a nice little update, Ive been thrashing to get the car done and ready for SEMA. I managed to get it "done" haha.
first off one of the local...
SO the car is tuned and back home. It made 400hp and 385ftlbs to the tires through a fairly big converter and an auto. I put some miles on the car...
Car is still out at Tucci Engineering, not too happy with the pace of things but I was told itll be done by the end of the month. I did get some...
small update, I brought the car out to Tucci Engineering in Marcy NY so the rest of the glass can be cut and installed. While its out there I will...
Thanks. Even though it is a modern motor I tried to make it look as simple and classy as possible.
some minor updates.
Decided to pull the headers and clean them up and polish them.
Im very happy with the result, and cant wait to see...
couple small updates.
front grille and lights are on. I went with some hella lights as opposed to the standard sealed beam, its a little bit of a...
Starting to shape up. I'm very pleased with the car.
Ran the heater hoses and mounted the heater control valve.
also got the intake...
some small updates,
Mounted the hood
trunk, rear bumper and taillights
Also replaced the stock 54 wheel with a 55 Bel...
Its called nighthawk black pearl. Its a black with a little bit of dark blue pearl. So most of the time the car looks black, however under certain...
Nope! It should look even better once I do though!
as promised, I finally painted the car this weekend. It's been a LONG time coming ( id estimate about 300-400 hours of bodywork plus another 30 or...
I'm having a custom piece of glass made. Its not cheap ($1500 or so)
got the stainless belt line trim cut down and fitted,
Thanks, although it hasn't been without its sacrifices, both financially and socially.
nope you can see them, they are very nice in person- of course not HAMB approved
Hey guys, I have been working on the car quite a bit. Here is a quick recap of the car.
final metalwork done on the engine bay
saved up enough dough to buy the tires $$$$$ and get the wheels powdercoated.
and ill just leave these here. ride height.
fabbed up some pieces for along side the radiator after work today.
Finished up the otherside today after work. Now I just have to order filters.
some recent updates,
Got an offer from a friend to move the car to his shop (1945 Speed & Custom) which is about 5 minutes from my house vs the...
Spent most of the day fitting the radiator, which meant I had to basically build the radiator support from scratch which is fine. It allowed me to...
nothing too crazy this weekend, just started fitting the new inner fenders, alternator, throttlebody and other small stuff.
Some updates for this weekend.
fabbed up a starter heat shield to keep the headers from cooking the starter once a year like on my 67.
I made the brackets myself.
Onto this weekends updates.
With the FAST intake I decided my stock truck heads were going to be a bottle neck, So I sourced some LS6 heads...
got some more front drive parts on, Its a mutt of a setup, Right now it has a GTO a/c compressor, a cts/v crank pulley ( not pictured ), and a L77...
Had another productive day today, got the steering column/linkage all squared away.
getting the angle for the support/bracket was fun....
Finished up the otherside of the firewall today. I'm also about half way though getting the steering linkage done, so ill post up a couple pics...
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