The Jalopy Journal
[ATTACH] Kustom Merc
Well it’s not in the woods anymore but it got parted out and the rest was cut up. I tried getting from the owners daughter after he...
[ATTACH] One that got away.
[ATTACH] Found another picture of my friend Rich’s 51 Merc at the 79’ Reunion. He still has this Mercury today.
[ATTACH] Kustom with a K.
[ATTACH] One of my favorite Mercs that’s at the James Dean Run every year.
Frenched headlights on my mild kustom Shoebox Ford.
[ATTACH]New location 6225 West 25th ST. Speedway, Indiana
Jamco sells a conversion that uses the stock control arms so you can keep the stock kingpin set up. Fatman makes a bracket that you can use you...
Thanks! That’s what I was going for with it, a nice 50s traditional look.
I will be there with my 1951 Merc. The show is at a new location. Hopefully it’s as good as Edwards Drive In.
St. Louis Kustom
I love the Lancer hubcaps, it’s a timeless look for a beautiful Kustom like this one. Great Job Sancho!
Wow the Edsel looks great with the Mercury hubcaps and the wheels painted! Glad you guys made the trip with no problems.
Static dropped kustoms.
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] A friend of mine has this tasty little Kustom shoebox. Two door sedan to boot.
They make great little Kustoms. This one is mine.
Things are changing so much, remember when people would build hot rods and kustoms on the HAMB….
[ATTACH] She is a little thick in the rear.
1949 Cadillac Sombrero Hubcaps
This is my 1951 Merc with the true sombrero like the ones you are getting. Mine are stainless steel modified with a beauty ring welded...
The rear wheel removal is a super common problem on the 52-54 Fords when they are lowered. Once you install the lowering blocks you will either...
Those are true Cadillac Sombrero hubcaps that were used from the late 40s to early 50s on Caddy’s. They are full wheel covers and they are more...
This is one of mine, 1954 Ford. I don’t show it as much attention as I should.
That looks like a great car. I can’t wait to see what you do with it!
Such a cool car. I would definitely say that the picture Deb posted is from the James Dean Run, that definitely looks like the school and...
I came across this in the KKOA book today. It looks like Dick Dean did some of the restoration work on the car. It is a very cool old...
No, all 49-51 Mercury bumpers have holes for the license plate. If you want a bumper like that one you have to fill it in and have it rechromed.
My 1951 Mercury
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