A while ago I sent my gauges off to Geoff at Classic Restoration. I needed the tacho converted to negative earth as I am running electronic ignition and want to add a hidden 12 volt plug. At the same time … Continue reading
It’s amazing how much time you can spend getting the little things right. Some time ago I had pulled apart my handbrake mechanism and had the housing sandblasted and powder coated. When I went to put it back together again … Continue reading
I decided to have a crack at rebuilding my steering box. I can see why I was warned not to! Spent a bit of time chasing ball bearings around the garage but ultimately got it all back together and shimmed … Continue reading
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Finally got back to the car after a few health issues put me back a few weeks. Over the last couple of months I have been restoring my original steering wheel and today I finished painting it. Unfortunately there was … Continue reading
Picked up my front seats from the powdercoater this week and they look awesome. Vinny did an excellent job, it’s almost a shame that they will be mostly covered.
With my car being a late 66 model, the seat belts are the iconic Ford belts of the era that were found in all the Fords of that time including the Falcons. Rather than replace them with modern seat belts … Continue reading
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My front seats are in pretty good condition, but unfortunately the frames are pretty rusty. I was contemplating trying to clean them up with the upholstery on but that’s not really possible so I decided to tear them down. Plus, … Continue reading
The more I thought about all the things I wanted to do to the car, the more I decided that the best plan of attack would be to go all in on a full ground up nut and bolt restoration. … Continue reading