Can You Daily A 70 Year Old Car?

Maybe for the first time since I bought the car, I didn’t see a good reason I couldn’t just drive it. For a 70-year-old car, it starts and runs with shocking reliability.  Now that the brakes are all sorted out, it stops too. I wondered if I could manage to use this old car eas my daily driver for a week. How would it fare on roads after seven decades of innovation?

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1949 Ford Gets New Rear Springs

The rear springs on the project 1949 Ford were shot. They were soft and the ends had rusted to razor thin. The packs were coming apart too. A previous owner dropped the back end with some 4″ blocks. This combined with the sorry old springs lead to a lot of bottoming out, axle wrap, and […]

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