Some smart dude in America modified this chevy 3 speed tranny which is a side shift original,but know it has a Ford -39 gear shifter on it. Tada!! Now its a top loader! Just get a adapter from wilco and you got a bullet proof transmission for your Ford flathead V8. Much sheaper then bying a -37 la salle tranny like I did.
Wanted to buy this old kick pedal on ebay a couple of days ago. I set my reserv pretty high, I really wanted it and it wanted me. I didnt get it. But who´s fucki´n pay 360$ for a broken kick pedal?? INSANE.
Burke's first belly tank lakester was built in 1946, made from a 165 gallon used on the Navy corsair just like the ones he'd seen during the war. Designed with the engine in front and a bicycle seat on the drive shaft to sit as low as possible Burke ran the car in 1946, reaching a speed of 131.96 mph. 1947 he built a new one from a larger P-38 Lightning.
After yesterdays defeat I started to rebuild a new -39 tranny with ford 28 tooth gears and one back up -39 with 29 tooth gears. One might be for sale. Now I will get to Hop upers swap meet with my roadster on saturday.
3 days ago I took my roadster for a last run before I was going through my -39 tranny after the hillclimb at Devils peak ,A bombers 2010. Yes of course I blew the lincoln zepyr 26 tooth gears on that run. F U C K. I took out the tranny yesterday and this is what I saw...