That's me, I'm him...

DISCLAIMER: Although I am a car guy this is not solely a car blog. I will talk cars, but this is also a blog about how I view the world. Just ask my mom and she will tell you my first word was "car". I do have a slight fascination with them. Luckily I have a supportive family and a very understanding wife...

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Well said...

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Larry Watson passes...


July 21, 1939 - July 20, 2010

You can read a good write up about him over on Kustomrama.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Hood scoopin'...

Back in December I had a post where I mentioned I was looking for a factory hood scoop for Lorraine. I found a guy on ebay selling one and bought it. As fate would have it it was the same one I "borrowed" the picture of...


Monday, July 12, 2010

"Keep On Rollin"...

“Keep on Rollin” is a Classic Car Show organized to raise money for the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, which is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury. All of the money raised will be donated to the Foundation. It will be held July 17, 2010 at the Brighton Ski Resort. Come out and enjoy the day while supporting a great cause!


When we last left our hero (in your best narrator voice) ...

Yeah it's been a while, but it doesn't mean I haven't done anything. Been working around the house, on the house, and in the garage. Seems like my summer is almost over and I don't feel as I've really accomplished anything. Here's an update on Lorraine...

Removed this lower steering column support:


Removed this homemade steering column bushing:


While the motor was out I decided to switch out the mounts. The good one is on the right:


And after all the machine work assembly began.

NOS from Egge:



Ready to start going back in:


Back in:


Thanks Shannon, Brian, and Lindsey!

I'll post some updated photos in the next few days.

Sunday, July 4, 2010


Last night we celebrated with fire...


And food...


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