17 Aug 2016 23:41
01 Aug 2016 0:15
’56 Ford pick-up we got rid of over a decade ago, once our family started to grow beyond just the two of us. The idea was to go with a 292 inline 6 in the engine bay in place of the stock, splash-oiled 206. If you’ve followed along at all, either on our old site or on one of the few related message boards we visit, you know all-too-well the ins and outs we went through lacking that particular engine-of-choice. Continue Reading »
25 Jul 2016 22:28
Detractors in my circle have never argued that an electronic ignition delivers more energy, only that they can carry a spare set of points in their glove box so they “won’t get stranded if the electronic ignition module fails” as they’re going down the highway. To this weak trade-off for dealing with wholesale inadequate performance I will generally offer this in response: For $9 – $15 US, one can carry a spare ignition module in the same glove-box space as a set of points and change it out just as quickly in the event of failure; but this failure, if it does occur, will be well after 100,000+ miles, relieving the user of any need to go through the every less-than 10,000 mile fiddling and adjustment necessary to maintain a sub-standard spark due to constant mechanical wear at the point gap.
18 Jul 2016 7:11
The un-snow covered peak in the distance is a usual site this late July time of year, but it doesn’t last long. There’s always some white left above the timberline until about mid-June and we’ll most likely see the snow’s triumphant return in a few short months.
08 Jul 2016 23:35
I was looking at some old video and pictures of fabricating the ’36 Chevy front radius rods and bumper and was reminded that we still have the ability to make choices, even when everything might not be going our way.
17 Jun 2016 7:09
Shakedown Run of the fenderless Chopped & Channeled 1936 Chevrolet Sedan.
12 May 2016 20:51
The video isn’t the greatest but it gets the point across: I cut the windshields for the ’36 Chevy and installed them in the car. For more details on the particulars behind cutting glass, check out Glass Cutting 101.