Category Archives: Body and Soul

Happiness Is …

Herman sez: “It takes so little to make a car guy happy.”

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Fender vs. Fender

Visiting my storage unit today, where some old fenders, now replaced, share space with the Blue Rascal …

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My God, It’s Still There

Exercising my visiting privileges, I engaged with the Blue Rascal today.  All fluids and readings look good, and I considered doing a needed underhood cleanup and detailing.  Kept out of the rain today, though.    

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Abatement, Stalled

Haven’t quite made as much progress this summer as hoped … But it is getting there; nearly ready for final paint prep and cooling issues are being resolved …

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Taking Inventory

Coming up on the third anniversary — April 7, to be exact — of the acquisition of the Blue Rascal, I take inventory of the bodywork isues that are being gradually addressed over these three years.  Mechanical and driveability issues … Continue reading

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Redundancy, Be Gone!

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The “Hole” Project

<p>The other night Eric and I worked on a fix for the power window assembly enclosure.  This morning we address the holes in the rear panel left by the removal of the (extraneous, in my mind) reflector between the taillights. … Continue reading

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Night Riding With Eric

Last night, we got together at Eric’s shop for some after-hours discussion and work on Ye Olde 944 Blue Rascal. Then Eric takes me for a spin in his hot-rod, chop-top “shop truck” Chevy pickup. I squeezed in, with my … Continue reading

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Progress

This morning Eric shot primer over the fixes so far: Three little dings in the hood Replaced both front fenders, a black one near-perfect on the left, one straightened and smoothed on the right (an earlier fitted left fender — which … Continue reading

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Little By Little

Gradually making some progress in removing imperfections in the Blue Rascal’s skin.  Stay tuned.

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