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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We started the new year at Three Lions Garage with a marathon 12 hour session on the Mustang.  Most of the day was spent on prepping and installing the rollbar and rear rollbar supports.  

Boxing Day at Three Lions Garage

today we: Repaired the broken side tabs on the clock panel, replaced correct interior fasteners installed the dash and instrumentation, painted the steering column, fabricated a replacement for a broken carriage bolt started prepping the roll bar and checked the fit. as an added bonus, we had a surprise visit from Linda and Tinkerbell.

Three Lions Garage is busy again

I spent an enjoyable 14 hours on Christmas Day working on the Mustang with Jack.  We modified clutch mount; cut brake pedal; installed accelerator, brake and clutch pedals; installed hydraulic clutch master; installed heater and underdash vents.  Time flies when you’re having fun.  


With the suspension completely removed, I had only to pull out some key steering components before we could mount the Rotisserie. These included the Pitman arm, the steering arm, the power-steering hydraulic pump, and the idler arm. This last piece must be replaced if there is any play where it mounts to the body; otherwise, […]

Goodbye, rear suspension (and good riddance!)

I returned to TLG last weekend to finish the job I had started: rear-end removal.Once the drum brakes were pulled (a process I detailed in my last post), the only parts between me and the differential were the leaf springs. Before these are removed, jack up the rear axle so that it is barely supported; […]

Time Lapse

It appears two months have passed since my last post, a period during which I’ve been to the garage only twice. I meant to post an update after the first visit, but it slipped my mind and I have absolutely no idea what I meant to write on. Something about disc brakes, wheel spindles, ball […]

Brake Cylinder

This past weekend, Dad, Charlie and I managed to put in a good number of hours at TLG (I know, its Friday already, but school and cross-country get in the way of writing these things). I wasn’t too productive; the only things left to remove from the car before I start suspension work will require […]

Our other vehicles need love too

True Confession time: It’s not all vintage vehicle fun at the Three Lions Garage.  Our newer vehicles need care too.  While I’ll admit that I’ll rarely decide to sacrifice any of the few precious hours I can manage to dedicate to the garage each week on projects as routine as oil changes or tune ups […]