The Jalopy Journal
I have personal experience daily driving these 305s and they are great for powering an old truck. My old 63 GMC 1000 had something like 3.08 gears...
Awesome picture. I could spend hours on Shorpy.
Genoa is an great little town just about 30 mins south of Washoe Valley NV where I live.
Haven't posted on the Hamb in quite a while, but I just have to say this is a great thread.
A young guy putting together a Model A in an old 1 car...
A friend of mine has a '41 Buick that is begging to be lowered. What did you use as far as drop springs for the rear? Dropped uprights in the...
Selling my 66 Chevy truck.
It is a shortbed fleetside
It a great runner and driver that is driven every day with no problems.
Looks great man! Really reminds me of my first project.
Make any more progress on the front grille/bumper situation? Its hard to beat the stock...
Selling my 64 GMC truck.
Its my daily driver, and needs nothing mechanically.
Brand new crate 350 backed by a th350 transmission.
Cool to hear your plans with this car man.
Cant wait to see it come together!!
Everything you said should really look bitchin.
back to the top!
Well the time has come, and I'm selling the '46 Chevy.
The car was recently fully featured in ROD & CUSTOM magazine.
Its equipped with...
Great looking car.
I LOVE the look of an unchopped merc.
This truck hits HARD
This one is equally amazing...
Use a dropped front axle, and put the rear axle on top of the leaf springs.
Great looking car. Nice start. I've always loved '41s.
Looking through your flickr album, looks like you've got some good inspiration.
You'll notice a big improvement in steering ease if you switch to some correct bias plies.
You can get some pretty large bias plies in 14" that...
It's been seven years since he posted this... so I'm assuming he has figured out which direction to take :)
Another way to fix it is to lower the rear of the car until the skirt covers the entire steel wheel. :)
I think 5k-8k would be fair.
Looks like it will be a cool project.
Glad to see you care about staying period correct too...
Really happy to hear you're not chopping it....
It would be great to see you keep that original lettering on the doors.
I would use drop spindles before drop springs. Your front end will keep better geometry.
I've found that a magic combination for these cars is 2...
I'd go with Firestone 6.70's
also, the BF Goodrich 6.70's fit those wheels very well... they have a slightly wider whitewall.
Both produced by...
The look of real film cannot be duplicated by computer 'filters'... thats for sure.
I love your car.
Glad it went to someone with taste.
They make great looking mild customs.
My dad had a '53 Buick in the late 50's that they lowered by heating the coils.
They stacked a few bricks under the bumpers on each corner and...
I have that set up on a 261.
Stock wheels with early 50's Buick wheel covers and tall bias ply whitewalls. (7.10-15 + 4" WW)
Then give it a level stance (or slightly lower in...
Thats a great looking car. I wonder if it is still around.
Rik might know....
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