The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Oneilfab, Dec 5, 2012.
She gets my heart racing, great stance!
I see you put a tail-shaft loop at the rear, what happens if the front universal joint breaks, where does the front of the shaft go after it digs into the road, you should have a full loop at front as well.
I haven't posted in a long time but I have been doing a lot of work on the roadster, I torn the car down to the bare frame, finished all the welding on the frame and wish bones, built an aluminum fuel tank, mounted the fuel filler and some other odds and ends. I also have been restoring the pines winterfront grille insert, I reinstalled It into the patina 32 grille shell for now but I will come out again so the shell can get painted
Wow Badass ride man! Ill be watching this one.
that's wicked man.......among all the great touches, the windshield, grille and light bar make your ride really pop.......you've giving me a bunch of great ideas for my future builds.....keep up the good work....
That is one SWEET looking roadster!
That hemi just looks so "at home" in there!
Your doing a great job! Any thoughts on final color? Or is that a surprise?
thanks! I'm tossing around a few colour ideas but haven't picked anything out just yet
Howdy ! What's going down in the B.C today ? Been a bit, just checking in.
Looks good. I like it so far, your dad has a picture of me sitting in your car, he brought us over and showed it to us when we visited this past summer.
I like your shop too, just the sort of thing I'll be searching for when I retire and move out there in 4 years time or so.
Your dad and I are pretty much the same age.
well its been a really long time since I posted on here. I went about a year without working on the roadster, got a little burnt out on it and last winter I decided to put a 5 speed in my Acadian and do a few other things so that took up some of my time. this past july I made a decision to get my car running in bare metal for july 2016 for a show we have called deucedays, only happens every 3 years and cars come from all across north America to be there. so this past September I started working on it again. I ordered up a steering box, column, wheel, built a structure under the dash to hang the column and to support the cowl, built a custom seat frame, and now have pulled the body off and I started to build exhaust for the car, its going slow but I am making progress on the car and really hope to drive it into deucedays 2016
Looks Great Neil! Can't wait to hear that Hemi!
Looks great, I really like the rolled dash rail and door tops. Bob
Nice to see you back at it, I'll be following.
o.k., you suck, ..your workmanship,and attention to detail, makes me want to go push my coupe off into the river.
LOL. AWESOME work,man just AWESOME>>
Looking pretty spiffy already.
Beautiful build Neil!
got a little more done on the exhaust this weekend
I would be sure to use STEEL bushings in my shifter arm linkage instead of the normal plastic ones with the exhaust that close.
Heat shields could be in order
Not steel. Oilite bronze would be the proper choice. Look it up
for sure anything but plastic.
Here our a couple pictures I took of Neil's Roadster frame with the tailpipes & hangers made.
Great project! Makes me want to go downstairs and work on mine. Bob
Neil's Hemi Roadster build on the cover of the April/May 2016 that will be out soon!
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