RC Cars repaired, paintings made, truck cruised and tacos eatten, life is good:
Friday, August 29, 2014
Monday, August 25, 2014
Managed to get the truck cruised around a bit before going back on jack stands. More heat-shielding needed around starter and air lines.
legit delco MAF sensor is sadly the only option for replacement to cure driveability issues, fine Japanese production item:
Crappy drivers/parkers are back:
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Got the truck in the Motor Muster show at the Sweet Corn Fest … didn’t take my camera in the AM when dropping it off. Woke up from a nap at 2 to:
Needless to say, I didn’t linger to get any in the afternoon. Barely made it home before the drops started.
Few more from the front yard bounty, the view from the front windows:
compiling DIY tonneau ideas for the winter projects
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Thursday, August 14, 2014
700r4 trans magnet did not look good when changing fluid, ODO said 79k and it might be original fluid:
Front yard bounty:
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Not to future self: Duplicolor Perfect Match isn’t … Dust and Sons mixed up some Shop Line Light Slate Poly 17 (PPG 3453) into aerosol cans and matches great. 3 cans and change to do the floor and rack followed up with 2 cans of clear. Masterseries primer lessons learned: Leaves brushmarks and crappy brushes leave bristles.
Flame polished and trim glued back on the door panels:
Two jack stands and airline long enouhg to reach all wheels installed underside:
buy a $20 lifestraw and a school child in africa gets drinking water for a year …..
life on the otterslide:
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Bottomside mostly cleaned and painted for what I can reach without the cab coming off. Back to cat for more paint and ordered Duplicolor spraycans (BGM0540 Light Slate Metallic) to match the origional since I’m not quite ready to spray with my own equipment.
Remounted compressors and think I got it right this time:
messes happen so fast:
U-joints in and driveshaft painted. Note to future self: flush zirks are to be avoided and grease the cups before install.