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Video: Replacing the front brake pads in a 2007 Dodge Caliber


Today we are replacing the front brake pads in a 2007 Dodge Caliber. The video below documents the very easy process so that you can do it yourself!

4/21/2014 6:44 AM | Comments (0)

 

Making Space in the Shop - Bare Triumph Dolomite Sprint Head FS - SOLD!


Trying to make room in the shop before we move things from Phoenix to Seattle. found this the other night and realized I'll never get around to building it up.

Triumph Dolomite Sprint Head w/Valves.







2/26/2014 4:13 PM | Comments (0)

 

Night time driving


So I do a lot of nighttime driving, particularly on road trips. recently I drove from Phoenix to Seattle and back (3,000 mile round trip). I suffer from glare and fatigue issues and night, and have been searching for a good pair of glasses. I found these on Amazon and I have to say they work great!


Night Driving Glasses with Canary Yellow Polycarbonate Double Sided Anti-reflective Coating, Scratch Coating and Uv Protection - Black Metal Frame - 51-19-140

10/19/2013 9:53 PM | Comments (0)

 

How to replace the blower motor in a 2002 Ford Explorer


This video documents the procedure to replace the blower motor in a 2002 Ford Explorer.

6/1/2013 10:38 AM | Comments (0)

 

Hurricane Sandy Cars


As we saw with Katrina and other storms, there's a rather sketchy market out there scrubbing car titles and reselling salvaged classic cars that were ruined during Hurricane Sandy last year. We've seen some MGs and other marques popping up on EBay in the past weeks.

So right now, if the price sounds too good, please be careful. A tell tale sign is cars with New Hampshire titles. It's relatively easy to scrub a title in NH. Ask for ownership information, and history on the car. Since many of our cars do not have the modern long VIN # you won't be able to look them up via one of the Vin Check websites.

As with buying anything in this world, caveat emptor. If the price sounds too good then you should be very skeptical.
2/5/2013 6:08 AM | Comments (0)

 

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Restoration
Information and articles about how to restore your car. This covers both Frame Off and In Situ Restorations. This collection is written as step by step articles that are intended to guide you through the complete auto restoration process.
Restoration Projects
Documentation of projects that follow the restoration process and show how to handle the restoration stages. Check out our projects! 1960 Austin Healey BT7, 1974 Jensen Healey MKII, 1978 Triumph Spitfire, 1953 Studebaker Champion, 1969 Mustang Mach 1 and 1981 Triumph TR8.
Maintenance
General car maintenance articles. These are primarily about the modern cars owned by family and friends. Learn how to deal with common problems such as repairing your brakes, changing your oil, replacing spark plugs, and many other maintenance tasks for modern cars.
Shop Tech
Articles on tools, techniques, safety and other shop specific information. Make your shop safer, use your tools more effectively, and simplify the overall restoration and maintenance process.
Parts Catalogs
Online versions of parts catalogs for select cars. Just completed is the parts catalog for the Jensen Healey.
Car Shows & Museums
Photos and information from local car shows and automotive museums I visit.
Our Cars
Information about the cars we've got in our collection. The current list is a 1953 Studebaker Champion, 1974 Jensen Healey, 1960 Austin Healey BT7, and 1978 Triumph Spitfire.
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