The Jalopy Journal
Been away a while, life got in the way. Now have new house finished, new shop too full and time to get a project going.
I (think I ) want a model...
I'll be returning from a delivery to Houston end of Jan,first of Feb in a full size Tundra with topper. Be glad to haul anything that fits back...
I live in Elizabethtown and have watched several new hotels going up at Exit 94 off I-65, about 40 miles from the Fairgrounds in Louisville so if...
First day back at college my sophmore year ('68?) at dinner I heard a couple of freshmen talking about the hot cars they had seen in the parking...
Has anyone put a Chrysler industrial engine (56a 354, 413, 440) in a car?
There's lots of BS, assumptions, confusion and just plain wrong...
Yahoo slideshow of cars
Fixed trailer axle, 13" tires. I wouldn't have tried to haul the 300 gallon water tank that was on it!!
Sounds like the shocks are worth pulling...
(sorry they are so big -- )
I bought an old trailer and these shocks were on it. Are they anything special to be saved?
Lot of folks are guessing what specialty this multi-tool is designed for, or is it just a "multi-tool"?
The guy who posted the pix I...
Check out the Wikipedia article on the GAA.
Know anyone with one of those "vibratory" cleaners? For wrenches might be the solution.
I've heard an "old hand" talk about a cement mixer full...
A 292 will make that car step right along and be fun to drive.
And can be dressed up right well for impressing folks.
And I agree a 6 can sound...
$600 for a yardstick???
"1953 Chevrolet Corvette AMT/ERTL promotional Model 1/25 scale" $400
"45rpm Record of Corvair Baby by Paul Revere...
And we complain about a few potholes!!:rolleyes:
And you now have a reference point for the old saying of "5 miles of bad road":eek:
Kill switches are a great idea but when things are going wrong very fast you tend to hang on the the wheel and try to dodge various things that...
When I was in college one of the guys across the hall was always bragging about his success with women.
But he didn't have a car and had a "hot...
Try something thinner and see what happens -- you'll see what difference thickness makes.
Also be aware that some steel is not "homogenized" and...
How much interference? Is it the full width, or only at the start?
Could you grind some of the fins off???
How are they on spark plugs? We ran some Vertex mags on 413 Chrysler irrigation engines back in the 60's and plug life was a small problem.
Look at it this way -- at least a shot engine is worth something at the scrap yard and you don't have to pay alimony.:rolleyes::D
Okay, we've beat this horse all around the corral but haven't mentioned where "funny cars" came from.
Anyone else remember '60's "Match...
Head over to the "60-66 GMC" club and you might find someone who has/knows/etc about a hood,etc.
Hope "Bubba" takes real good care of him in there!!!
opening and lugs
contacts at bottom of opening
Five lugs in opening, seems to be slot...
Here's what I've got planned. I want to be able to enjoy it once I get it built.
Yeah, it's 'glass, but my...
And with the different colored primers and adding some color to the clear things can get confusing.
I'm looking for that "perfect" dark red too.
I'm 5'10" and was wanting a A pu until I got in one. No way I'd try driving it too long very long or very fast. Not a comfortable position....
Where's the Big Block GMC V6?!?!?!
401 is going in my Willys Overland (unless I find a 478!)
sorry, link doesn't work and it's in "members only" forum.
I'll try to get the guy to post it here -- bunch of pix of old US cars on the road in...
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