picked up the wood

Picked up some 4×4 treated lumber and some brackets tonight for the sawhorses that will hold up the body when we remove it from the pan. I wonder where I’m going to store these things once I’m done with them……… I was going to get started on uncoupling the steering coupler but I’m not sure … Read more

fuel tank removal

Didn’t have much time tonight but wanted to yank the fuel tank. Tip #1 Drain the tank of ALL gas before starting any of this The tank has 4 13mm bolts holding it in with clips and a wire or cable going to the fuel sending unit to tell you how much gas you have … Read more

where do you wanna go today……

One of my mantras is “cars are for driving” I think I came to that conclusion one afternoon standing in the parking lot of our local import repair shop. I know it’s not rocket science but hey a man has to have some rules to live by doesn’t he? So the story goes something like … Read more

engine out

I took the engine out. It wasn’t to bad really. I think the worst was that i had trouble getting the engine studs out of the transmission case after it was loose. I manged to munge up one of the studs a tad but nothing i can’t clean up with a nut threaded back on … Read more

Bug is the word

Well I’m tearing into a 77 standard (last year of the standards fyi…). It’s in decent shape except for a bit of rust in the frame head and top of front beam where the shock mounts. I started this blog for fun and to keep a catalog of my progress as a motivator. Hell if … Read more