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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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Back to basics – A 1977 Corvette

September 20, 2015 | Posted in Corvettes, Shop Time | By

We’re parting out a 1977 Corvette. Lots of useful parts on this one! This one suffered a passenger front corner hit, and then sat in a barn for several years afterward. The front clip is (as expected) a basket case

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That’s an odd-looking sports car….

June 2, 2015 | Posted in Shop Time | By

This past weekend, we had the opportunity to acquire (and start parting out) a 1995 Buick Roadmaster. It has 175,000 miles, power everything, and an interior in great shape. It had an issue with one of the brake lines, the

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eBay’s Hassle Free Returns (And why we use it)

May 14, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Over the past few months, I’ve been converting our listings to use the relatively new eBay Hassle Free returns process. The process is virtually automated, with clearly defined choices and policies. Sellers can choose their own automation rules to simplify

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A new look!

April 20, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

I’m in between projects now, so I took the time to update our web presence. Facebook, Twitter, our eBay store, the website, even this blog…everything. It was long overdue, and well worth the time I spent teaching myself the skills

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I am ready for Spring. Who is with me?

March 4, 2015 | Posted in Shop Time | By

My secondary storage area has been impassable for a while now because of all the snow. The end result is…I have waaaaay too much stuff in my hair here at the moment. (I am not kidding…I’ve been running sales to

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Let There Be Light(s)

January 27, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Thanks to a couple of friends (one who we got building materials from, the other who helped build shelves out of it) I’ve managed to get two pallets of side view mirrors organized, plus a truckload of boxes. I should

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