The Jalopy Journal
Many,many years (decades?) ago,Sanyo offered an AM/FM stereo replacement radio that fit in that round opening. Good Luck finding one now. But,Hey!...
That's a 512 High Tower block.
I spent an evening with Ed Roth at his 1st Rat Fink Reunion,held at Hollywood Cars of the Stars,which was co-incidentally my 30th birthday. I went...
Chet LeBaron also built a 2-speed driveshaft that was before my time,but I heard old-timers talking about it.
A high tower block is recognizable by the casting under the distributor . Also called a 512 block,they were more accurate castings that could be...
That's a high tower block. Nice!
Just my opinion,but the koolest steering wheels on the planet come from PearlCraft in Australia. You ship them your wheel and they work their...
AM will work with almost anything. FM likes a 31" one-piece mast pointed straight up. not sideways under the dash.
It's waaay cool! What is written on the valve covers?
I'm retired now,but I did hotrod radios for decades. Easy/cheap deal: Get an aftermarket 31" one piece antenna (Fords work great). Slip a length...
What was the cause?
Happy (belated) Birthday,Bruce! Did you get the running hot condition squared away?
For an inexpensive combination,I used chrome reversed wheels and Cal Custom "Black Jack" caps.
Bill Carter was the best of the best. Godspeed,Sir.
I've spent some time with them and they're good guys. I like them.
I've posted this before: One of the best automotive airbrush artists in the business is an old friend who uses $15 dollar Harbor Freight stuff. He...
The late "Slam'n Sammy" Miller was a funny car racer here in Jersey. Once,he grenaded a Lenco 2-speed transmission so bad the most expedient fix...
I ran across The Grecian sitting in a seedy used car lot in So. Tucson,AZ in 1969 If I remember correctly,$600 bucks would have bought it.
Huntington Park High School?
Very nicely done. Congratulations and enjoy it.
Actually,it was 1/16th mile. the starter was Terry Cook,who later was Editor of Hot Rod and Car Craft magazines. For the past few decades,Terry...
Gary,I enjoy and appreciate all the stuff that you and others post. Thank You!
Would that be the same Sam Harris who later owned Chaparral Trailer?
Much of the work you will see there was done with a Harbor Freight airbrush. Glen Loves Them!
No,sorry I don't. That car ran Island Dragway for quite a few years. Someone should have a picture of it.
The J.P. (Keck) & Dee (Lloyd DeCell) car had railroad track for traction bars to make weight for class.
Shooter,You owe your friend big time for the heads-up. That looks like a very nice car. Congratulations!
Hang in there,Bruce. I've been following along via this board and your facebook. If there's anything I can do,call me. You have my number. F.A.
I'm sorry if I made you cry.
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