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A not-too-subtle diversion

Whoa. Considering how long it’s been since my last post, I’m embarrassed to say that the status of the Mustang is largely unchanged. Not that I haven’t been working at the garage; far from it. But the taxi has been so much of bother that I haven’t found time to work on the car that […]

UP IN THE AIR

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; […]

In Leaps and Bounds

Long time, no post. Quick update: At this point, our goal is to get everything off that we need to before we place the body on the┬árotisserie. Last time at TLG (was it a week ago, or two?) I started with the backlite (rear windshield). Thankfully, it wasn’t glued in place with a non-drying adhesive, […]