The Jalopy Journal
Mine with dearched springs.
I think they look good when the tire matches the wheel well opening.
Besides using LED bulbs, I made a third brake light to give me a little more piece of mind.[ATTACH] [ATTACH]
For many many years I always had a good car and a beater. Some called it a beater, ice fishing car, drinking car, bad weather car, work car. I...
My 65 turns heads every time I head into Lowes.[ATTACH]
New bearings, rings, seals, and gaskets on order. lap in the valves and call it a rebuilt engine.
It is a Scat crank as it came out of the engine.
In Fla. I don't need antifreeze. I run water with "Water Wetter". The oil didn't get frothy but a little gray in color. I suppose that may have...
It was disassembled to install a cylinder sleeve due to a crack in the cylinder wall. Engine was using water. I built the engine 15 years ago. and...
The crank looks like new. The upper shell looks OK. The bearings are Std size.
What causes this and how bad is it? 8BA flathead center main. This is the only one that looks like this. The others look very good and...
My '39 is green.[ATTACH]
I believe ,69-70 Boss 429 Mustang had manual choke.
They look good even is it isn't smooth and shiny .[ATTACH]
,39 coupe w/ 265" flathead, T-5, 3.50 rear end, 2 Holley 94s, 3/4 race cam.
This would have been the hot setup in 1955.
1/8 mile time 11.3 @...
I happy to see your truck back on the road.
I love those front turn signal lights.
There is a process called "hard chrome plating". it is applied directly over steel and is used to build up the surface and provide rust resistant,...
I would not be without dented trim rings.
This link shows most of the events that are going on in Fla.
An unmolested '32 3 window is very rare. '32 hotrods are all over the place. I understand the desire for a 32 hotrod. they are the standard for...
That story is similar to mine. My '39 coupe was parked in a garage in 1956 and sat there for 50 years. cleared it up, rubbed out the old Earl...
My '39 in very old green paint.
A shift knob with a NP435 shift pattern is hard to find. So I had my niece cut one out of vinyl on
her "cricket" machine. I then put it...
If your engine has a non-stock cam, the bouncing of the vacuum gauge could be valve overlap. Mine does the same thing at 500 - 600 RPM. it smooths...
Can anyone confirm that Billetproof for 10-24 has been cancelled? According to there website. everything for 2020 has been cancelled.
I took apart a failed H-D switch. The contacts were burned after two years of use. I was using extra bright hologin tail light bulbs. I have...
Yes they are ugly but they are period correct and I can see at night. Also the parking lights work good for turn signals.
A guy was looking over my '39 ford coupe and asked what kind of car it was. I said '39 ford. he says " are you sure? It looks like a Dodge. My...
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