Sunday we met up with the PCA at the Armacost Museum here in Grandview. It is just down the street from the shop, so it made a quick trip over there to hand out and check out the collection. The collection is made up of a ton of old Studebakers and Cadillacs, old muscle cars, ferrari’s, a few Porsches, etc. Lots of old iron. Being it was just down the street, we raced the Mule vs the Go Kart there …

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So now that all of the other issues have been sorted it is time for the little details.  We had decided to go all through the front end just because mid 60s handling isn’t ideal at best, and 45 years later it would be even more sloppy.  So bushings, shocks and bearings all around with a steering gear adjustment for good measure. The first thing noted was that the bearings were not loaded correctly when serviced at some point.  This caused horrible …

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She made her maiden voyage this week 🙂 We are sorting out a few bugs that have popped up (like pinholes in the radiator neck, and a bad starter), but all in all for a 45 year old car, it drives great! We may upgrade her to a 4 barrel carb though soon for drive ability improvements.

Last night Wes and I started work on the 65 Mustang that has been sitting for 10 years. We dropped the old gas out of the tank, pulled and replaced the sending unit, flushed the tank, and inspected it for rust. To our surprise, the inside of the tank is in excellent condition and needs no coating, so we buttoned that back together. Wes went after changing out the plugs and fogging the cylinders with oil. We found two plugs …

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