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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 […]

Soft underbelly not so vulnerable any more!

After spending a very enjoyable 6 hours at the Maker’s Faire today with Mom & Oliver, Jack and I departed for the garage for 5 hours of work to get the bottom of the Mustang painted.

The Night Shift

because of our busy schedules, we fit the work in when we can.  This has caused us to institute the Three Lions Garage night shift.  The funny thing is…it’s our only shift lately.  As they say: “You gotta do what you gotta do”.


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, […]

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 […]

Tooth Fairy service levels have really declined…

Our son Oliver has brought to our attention that for his last few teeth, the tooth fairy seems to have totally dropped the ball, often taking DAYS to make payments for teeth left under his pillow.  Several mornings he woke up looking to collect his bounty, only to find that the assigned tooth fairy was […]

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 […]

Home is where the tools are kept

If a man’s home is his castle, then the Garage is his sanctuary (Thanks to Hollis and his boys at Texas Rustic Metal Art for the great sign they fabricated for us)

I pulled it’s wiring harness with some fava beans and a nice chianti…

Back from camp, back to school, and back to work! Right before I left for Kona I managed to pull the entire rear wiring harness (the only thing holding in the front wiring is the firewall). Packing, however, managed to rob me of a chance to blog about it. The fact that I didn’t take […]