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Hold Your Dipstick There's an embarrasingly long list of stuff I've been meaning to do to my roadster. Never enough time in the day, I guess. Or maybe just not on the top of my list of importance? So I finally got around to one! My A/T dipstick has been sorta flopping around or held sorta in place by a zip tie for way too long. Not anymore. I cut a thin piece of sheet metal, then gave it about 1/4 twist, then welded it to the dip stick. ...
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Simple Optima Battery Box Build How-To Building a Battery Tray for an Optima Battery   Is there anything worse than when your car cranks, but doesn't start? (overheating must be a close 2nd) That was the deal with my 1927 Ford Roadster named Bonnie. Especially when I first put the dual Weber 44 carbs on, she was a little hard to start and wasn't afraid to flood if I wasn't careful. At the time, I was using a gel-type motorcycle battery. That ...
Frank Lockhart's Slick Speedster Reborn Land Speed Racer-Recreation at the LA Roadster Show You'll never know what you might see! Wandering the huge-anic swap meet at the LA Roadster Show, I found this: (Click to see full size) Feast your eyes on the not-quite-finished replica of Frank Lockhart's Stutz Blackhawk Special. Handmade and very accurate from what Ned told me to the original. It'll even run a special, rare-like-you-wouldn't-believe Miller 4 ...
Ford Falcon Gasser - Nailed by Chuckles Garage Straight Axle Ford Falcon Gasser Meet the Chuckles Garage "Strange Bird" 1962 Ford Falcon Futura A/GS drag car.  This car started out as a $200 Craigslist beater and through some odd chain of events, became the "Strange Bird". MyRideisMe.com stumbled on Scotty Birdsall, owner and chief ornithologist at Chuckles Garage, a full service fab shop in Santa Rosa, CA. In Scotty's words, here's more info on this wicked Ford ...
Subyrod Gets a New Exhaust Subaru WRX Performance Mod Sup?  Time to update you all on Project Subyrod, my 2002 Subaru Impreza WRX.  I was getting really excited for Speed Week 2010, the Nugget Cruise in and everything that goes with being at Bonneville.  For Subyrod's first trip to the Salt Flats, I felt an itch to have a custom axle back exhaust made for it, something that would turn some heads, maybe make my car fit in with all the old iron ...
One Goodguy's Roller Coaster Ride to Puyallup Buick Skylark's LS2 Engine Swap:   Most car guys make like-minded friends, and Jason Rushforth is proud to know car guys all over the world. Take a half-dozen of his friends who live close by him in the Pacific Northwest, throw in some emotional roller coaster moments, one '64 Buick,  a high-tech engine swap and a few late nights. From there, subtract proper nourishment and numerous hours from the daily schedule, ...
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