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Found it!

I have a replacement. I don’t think I’ll use this one. Doesn’t look too tasty though… Advertisements

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The Dog Ate My Brakes

While working on “Ugly’s” brakes, I left a new wheel cylinder in its plastic bag on the floor of the garage. I also left the garage door open. Daisy, one of the one year old blue-healer mix sisters we adopted … Continue reading

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Please Take a Seat

This is part of the base from the 2009 Tahoe seat that I pulled from an East Austin junk yard. I had been puzzling about how to mount the seat, but I realized recently that I could just bold the … Continue reading

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Transmission

Note to self: The Trucks TV show suggested http://www.transmissionadapters.com/ for a transmission adapter if I decide to upgrade someday.

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Work has stalled…

My neighbor Jim came over and taught me how to do a compression test, and we concluded that the motor needs rings at a minimum. There’s a maladjusted valve rocker in there somewhere. The coil’s ignition post is stripped and … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Progress

The gas tank is in! The fuel line is roughed-in. I’ve got to come up with some clips for it or it’ll rattle around against the frame. I welded in the gas tank mounting nuts at first, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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