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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.  

Goodbye Paint Booth (and good riddance!)

It was finally time for the temporary paint booth to come down. The booth took up too much space in the garage and I was relieved to reclaim a lot of the space. We now have a good amount of work ahead of us to get the suspension and tires mounted so we can take […]

No excuses

It’s finally spring break, which means I now have more time to spend working at the garage. Which means I now have more things to blog about. Which means I should be posting more often. Dad certainly hasn’t let me forget this. But really, there’s no excuse for the lack of communication lately, other than […]

Work on the side

Since Dad needed a little help prepping his ’27 Rally ABC for the California Mille, which we’ll be running this April, I spent a bit of time away from the Mustang to lend a hand. When Dad purchased the car, our friend and vintage race enthusiast Ed recommended we replace a rear suspension bracket that […]

Moving forward

As expected, cleaning the car hasn’t been the most enjoyable part of the restoration, but after all, somebody has to do it. Glass abrasive appears to have caked itself over everything, even some areas that haven’t seen sunlight since the car was assembled back in ’69. Needless to say, it’s been tough work. In addition to […]

Spring Cleaning

Well, Dad’s off to Europe. He and a few of his buddies decided the American auto scene didn’t offer enough panache, so they’ve been living it up at the Retromobile in Paris, France. Meanwhile, I’m stuck at home with a car to restore. In the past few days at the garage, I’ve finished grinding down […]