The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by carbed87, Jan 9, 2011.
Buiilt in the 80's before bags. Full ride travel front and rear - bump stops are frame grounding out on road !
OOPS - pictures....
wow fms! quite the timeless ride!!!
hey nachodog, those wires look aweome on your c10, got a good side shot?
To hell with scrubline! haha
Some of you guys are nuts.
my 36 chevy
Dat's damn purdy.
daily driver exept in the snow
here is my 52 pontiac.i channelled the body over an olds delta88 frame 3 inches with a little rake to it, and cut the front coils.i can run this all day at 80 mph@ 2000 rpm with the od.i've scraped the lake pipes a few times and even bent one at one time.i took this picture last summer on our vacation.it is in front of Stephan King's house in Bangor Maine.i manage to put on 5400 miles this year and now i'm getting ready to put on some paint this winter.
Thanx carbed87, they're supremes not wires though. Here a sideview of before and after primer.
1955 ford 2 inch lowering blocks 4 inch de arched jamco rear leaf springs. front 1 and 1/2 coils cut fat mans 3inch dropped spindles
Cut coils, dropped spindles and blocks.
48 Ford straight crossmember and long shakles
I think I have a new favorite '55. Proof that less is more, especially if you can get the stance right!
how much harder is turning when the front wheel well is over the tire i have a 54 chevy i want to put 3 in blockes in rear and was thinking o jamco 2in springs in front any problems you think ill have thanks
oh even better. haha that first pic kinda looks like its sitting on wires
Another one of my old rods..
My old 46'
1962 pontiac tempest, coils cut, independent rear unibody. I have drug the frame several times
3" blocks in back and 2 coils in front. stock this thing looked like a 4x4
Scrapes the exhaust tips a bit going in and out....Jamco leaves w/ 3" blocks out back and A-arm spacers in front
4in blocks, reversed eyes and c notched and lowered and lipped quarter panel and lowered and tucked in rear bumper...
Here's mine, 50 model pilothouse dodge
Me either - I wasn't gonna argue, but - - NO WAY would this get down an average road w/o tearin' the bumper off !! WHAT, maybe 1 1/2" clearance- tops ??!
Batfink had about 80000 miles before I sold it!! Volare clip with the bars loosened up....rode nice!
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