•July 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Tags! Sing that to the tune of”shots”and you’d capture my feelings perfectly. It’s rough running, bad braking. BUT IT RUNS. Yep, I’m the proudest Frankenstein in all the land.
Of course I have a looooong way to go, but this feels like progress. Still, I have to calm down. After all, driving with no interior and only a driver seat (no seatbelt) is risky.
She hasn’t started since 2003.I’m going to enjoy my accomplishment, then get back to it.
•June 23, 2014 • Leave a Comment
I got a couple of packages from latemodelrestorations.com today! It’s almost time to begin wowing the interior and after Carlisle, I’m anxious to get started!
After years of using other companies for my parts on my other stangs, it seems weird that a relatively new company like this could be so well organized. They even have instructional videos on YouTube! And even though I have all of the catalogs, their prices seem to be a LOT better. Anyway, that’s my plug. My next order will be a five lug conversion kit.
•June 13, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Had a chance yesterday to inspect my center console more closely.
Parts of it will require the tricky application of fiberglass or a plastic polymer, while others are available as cheap parts. I don’t cherish the idea of spending $30 on a $40 assembly, but since it usually goes for $150, it’s still a bargain. Besides, in the end I’m going to paint it blue…
•June 9, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Hi guys! Well, I made it to Carlisle PA for this year’s Nationals, 120 acres of Ford awesomeness! I don’t have another mustang, so I rented one for myself so I could arrive in style.
Once there, I went bargain hunting. Roadi needs a few parts and I kept my eyes open, but hey, the cars were the real reason to be there.
What's this doing here?!
Yep just miles of awesome. Finally, after a little break and entertainment, I found what I was looking for!
Yeah, well, I was outbidded. On a part WITH A PRICE TAG! What a tool! I was there first and this guy totally breached the etiquette of the swap meet. Jerk…
This nice young lady made me feel better about it
So in the end, I got a lot of sun, ate a great burgers and saw some sweet rides. Plus, I got at least one part…
$40! Yay! Totally worth it.
•March 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Carpet, floor mats, and assorted goodies!
•March 13, 2014 • Leave a Comment
A new thing I’m doing. Don’t worry, I haven’t given up on Roadie!
•March 9, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Hey! After much work and consternation, I finally got around to ordering parts! Most of them are interior ones, so that my little one won’t look so drab. I figure a mixture of the old blue with some upgraded black would look nice.
After being frozen and missing huge chunks of work due to snow, its nice to finally be back on the right track. During this time I found a new company, latemodelrestorations.com! So far they’ve been pretty awesome and I even ordered new headlights for my kids 01 convertible through them. Fast, friendly and helpful…what’s not to like?