Stories from MyRideisMe.com

1960 Ford Falcon: 3 Days to Go - Engine is In! Homebuilt Ford Falcon by Greasegirl #9 One of the things holding us up from putting the engine in last night - is we couldn't attach the transmission without getting the pilot bushing out of the old engine and into the "new". Ethan called up a friend, who's the Go-To-Guy for getting things taken apart, to borrow the tool.   His friend informed him no special tool is needed...just some toilet paper and water. ...
1960 Ford Falcon: 4 Days to Go - Engine 1 Homebuilt Ford Falcon by Greasegirl #8 After last night's final coat of paint, we're now working towards getting everything back together. I cleaned and painted steering and suspension parts while Ethan continued prepping the new engine block. It still feels like our progress is going a little slowly... but I'm thinking when the parts start getting bolted back in place things might speed up. While I was ...
1960 Ford Falcon: 5 Days to Go - Unmasked Homebuilt Ford Falcon by Greasegirl #7 I sanded the few rough spots with 320 grit and feathered them out slightly - then it was back to painting time! Falcon's second coat of Suede Metallic Hot Rod Flatz went on tonight. I sprayed first (which didn't seem as daunting as it did last night,) and Ethan took the gun for the last little bit getting a few hard-to-reach places. It's nice to be able to work together as a ...
Agent Orange - Stuffed and Huffed 1968 Camaro Homebuilt and Driven Hard 1968 Camaro Words and Pictures by Joe Casvin (click on any picture to see it full size) Most people just use their garages to store the stuff that just kind of builds up throughout life. Treasures like newspapers from 1976, a ten-year-old brand new exercise bike, or even a dingy and probably nasty smelling old cooler. You know, shit house door of a tuna boat smell? Jeff Chipman’s garage, ...
1960 Ford Falcon: 6 Days to Go - Paint Time Homebuilt Ford Falcon by Greasegirl #6 Today the color finally went on... isn't it purty! And goooooood thing I learned my lesson in mixing the primer, because  this can was very gobbed up at the bottom. I didn't mind mixing too much though, because the swirls were so nice to look at! I'm using Kustom Shop 'Hot Rod Flatz' paint in Diamond Blue Metallic. I'd ordered these from TCP Global, and was happy with ...
Page(s) First | Prev 1 2 3 4 Next | Last