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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 […]

Next Steps

I would have liked to finish¬†my restoration project by January 7, 2013 (the last day of winter vacation), but that’s simply not going to happen. Between cross country practices and meets, school work, college applications and essays, it’s a minor miracle that I still find time for optional items like a decent nights sleep or […]

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, […]

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 […]

All the more reason to finish my car…

I am now a licensed driver in the State of California, official as of last Monday. If you value your life,¬†stay off of the roads. I sometimes resort to self-inflicted verbal abuse when I fall this far behind in my posting. In this case, however, I’ve had excuse enough: PROGRESS! Yes, I have managed to […]