The Jalopy Journal
Working on old cars is a expensive hobby if you cant afford to pay then you mostly likely shouldnt attempt to play.
Who would loan their tools...
Wish the guys in the video would wear at the very least some basic eye and ear protection.
Seeing gassers running the local tracks "back in the day" I would bet 99% of them never ran a straight axle.
If your car couldnt fit into...
Probably Raymond Godman, who ran cars under the Tennessee Bo Weevil name.
Hit by car, nearly killed, but lawsuit pending next day.---cant believe you are not giving thanks to the good lord instead of dealing with...
Consider yourselves lucky and thank God it is only the flu you have.
Would trade my cheomtherapy and resulting side effects any day.
ditto to above.
I have found it handy to take lots of pics with my i phone when pulling apart assemblies.
Had a bare 9" housing shipped to and from Indy via UPS from OKC. Just wrapped it in cardboard, took it to the local Office Depot, and away it went.
Maybe the tires are two different diameters?
Great idea, and you really did a good job. Goes perfectly with the rest of the car.
This is called plastic "out gassing", which happens when certain plastics disintegrate / deteriorate over time. The plastics slowly emit a "gas"...
Why worry about the little things (snow) Acording to the Mayan Calendar there wont be an I70, or any other interstate highway after 12-21.
What a waste.
In a few years, after the current "gasser" fad has passed, someone will wish this one has not been cut up.
If you have the bucks to build a nice roadster, cut this cheapo looking arm into multiple pieces, pitch the pieces in the trash and find a good...
Very nice...well thought out, not too fancy, correct size materials, fabbed up well.
Ok, I will bite.
What is the difference between a roadster and a convertible?
Take any automotive mag for what it is...a vehicle to help sell their adverstisers parts. The mag gets donated (free ) parts and then trys to...
Agree---It pays to take great care in the design, build and maintenance of the brake system . In 40+ years of motorcyles, street cars, dragsters,...
I always store my heater and bottles outside when not in use.
Sell the shoe box and dont look back.
I made similar moves back in the 70's and 80's to improve my job situation. Had to get rid of a cherry 28...
Be careful...Back in the day I had an electric fuel pump on a drag car. Fuel line came loose in my driveway as I was adjusting the valves. This...
Had a friend in central texas that bought a 62 Impala Super Stock that had of all things a Keith Black 409 Chevy.
In the 60's My dad was friends with the local Chevy dealer who would remove the owners manuals from all the old, used, trade in cars. The dealer...
I went through something similar on my 40, decided to do it myselft, bought the whole CE frame package, boxed the frame myself, etc. Frankly, I am...
Can guarantee you that if I was to win the lottery I would still have better sense than to give $700k for a 32 Roadster......
If you can smell gas there is potentially a lot bigger problem....explosion and fire.
Listen to the women.
I wouldnt worry about getting it in race condition....Cleaned up, painted and would make a great static display.
Now we know what Romney is doing since he didnt win the election.
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