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1994-1998 Ford Mustang Side Scoop Removal

November 11, 2017 | Posted in Helpful Tips, Mustangs | By

I was just asked how you correctly remove the external rear side vent scoops on a 1994-1998 Ford Mustang. They have threaded studs with nuts that must be removed from the INSIDE. Some models have a plastic clip. You need

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Mustang Fun!

October 15, 2017 | Posted in Corvettes, Mustangs | By

In amongst some other vehicle projects and trades, the past few months have been spent parting out two Mustangs. The first one was a complete, running 1999 Mustang with an additional set of donor parts. It was a 3.8L coupe

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Ford Escape Subframe Replacement

June 13, 2017 | Posted in Shop Time | By

Spoiler alert: You don’t have to pull the motor to do this. It can be done without a lift. The great Ford Escape. These were recalled because the front subframes rusted out. Depending on the amount of rust when taken

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This year, I am thankful for….

December 3, 2016 | Posted in Family, Shop Time | By

….Not parting out another SUV. After acquiring a series of collections of already parted out vehicles and consignment lots over the past year, I was itching to dust off my large collection of 10mm sockets and wrenches and part something

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What’s happening?

October 22, 2016 | Posted in Family, Humor, Shop Time | By

In short, a lot.   You may have noticed that I haven’t written a blog post since April. Much has happened since then.   We got the second load of Porsche 914 parts in May, which I am still working

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Spring Cleaning, with surprises + the obligatory goat picture

April 29, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

I once had an empty garage bay. That was the most boring 15 minutes of my life. In anticipation of another load of parts, I’d been making room in my incoming work area. What I ended up with was not

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Porsche 914 parts…..everywhere!

February 5, 2016 | Posted in Porsche | By

The Toyota 4Runner shell left this garage a little bit before Christmas. It wasn’t too long after that that we acquired several new large shelves on wheels. I was able to do some serious organizing and consolidating. I present to

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How to remove paint from auto glass – 3rd Gen Firebird T-Top

January 4, 2016 | Posted in Pontiac, Shop Time | By

We came across these T-tops from a third generation (1982-1992) Pontiac Firebird. They had been painted over once upon a time, and had been left in a garage for quite a while. The latch mechanism needed some WD-40, but this

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It’s beginning to look a lot like….Goatmas!

December 18, 2015 | Posted in Family | By

Allow me to deviate from all things automotive to tell you about our goats. Yes, goats. I spent a great part of the summer working on getting our barn in order and repairing the fence in anticipation of these four

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The newest arrival – 2000 Toyota 4Runner

November 17, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

In the “odd looking sports cars” category, there is a 2000 Toyota 4Runner sitting in my garage to be parted out. It was wrecked in the front end, and has some dings in the rear, but I’m feeling very thankful

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