The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by m.ralph, Jul 24, 2011.
My coupe when I got it.
From a trailer load of part to an almost complete cab with a 2" chop. Thanks metalshapes for the step by step chop thread.
Before pics. Oct.-2010 and now.
46 Dodge/ 241 Red Ram Hemi.
Dang! There is some serious talent on here! All balled up with a lot of hard work, creativity, and dedication. Here's mine when I got it. And one with a bit of mockup with what I have so far. Unfortunately not much has changed other than a slowly growing pile of parts. Did I mention slowly?
Ok...posted before on tha other thread but here goes...before and after..so far
Top picture when I dragged it home in '56. Bottom picture, many, many, many years later
Some of you may think Im doing this backwards.
Keep them coming, I'm enjoying all of them. I think its great that we're saving these old cars from scrap metal for a new Toyota, etc.
MY '30 SEDAN, NOW ON A BLACKBOARD '32 FRAME PINCHED-N-BOBBED
My 50 shoebox when I first bought it.
thus far I turned this
into this.....still have a LONG way to go
I turned this (this pic makes it looks a LOT better than it was)
into this (I need to redo some more of it his winter... the salt keeps rusting it from daily use)
couple nights ago:
that's really cool that you have kept your car so long
heres my 31 sedean the day i got it and last monday
About 3 weeks ago
Hoping to be roadworthy in a couple more weeks.
How did it go from a 3 window to a 5 window??
The 3 window body was beyond my skill level, Traded it to another hamb member for a 5 windowin better shape on a rolling frame.
1959 f100 styleside
1958 f100 panel truck
Here is mine. Planning a few changes, I waited a long time and got lucky enough to find a time capsule.
February 2008...out of storage for the first time in 20 years.
July 2010...just before taking it off the road for a ground-up rebuild.
I'm amazed at some of these projects. H.A.M.B. has some great people doing some talented work on these projects.It takes some dedicated work to finish some of these cars.Keep them coming. Ralph
My Before and After photos
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