September 2003 – Pistons removed, rear body shell block-sanded

This weekend marks the first year It’s been a full year this weekend since Derek, Aaron, and I drove out to tidewater Virginia to pick up the old car. At that time I was thinking that I’d be driving the car a year after picking it up. But experience has taught me otherwise. I think Read more about September 2003 – Pistons removed, rear body shell block-sanded[…]

August/September 2003 – Engine stand, oil pan removed

Engine mounted on stand We went to a local auto parts shop and bought an engine stand. I had looked around and I thought they were much more expensive and was delighted that we could walk away with ours for under $40 USD. We hadn’t really explored the engine — like the removal of the Read more about August/September 2003 – Engine stand, oil pan removed[…]