Author Archives: Jim Arnott

Little and Big Things

When I acquired the PFKATBR, Lawrence told me that one of the projects that he hadn’t gotten to was repairing the windshield washer system.  Since I was looking for cheap, easy things to address, I undertook that project. We first … Continue reading

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Small Progress

Lawrence gets frustrated with my lack of photos documenting the work I’m doing to bring PFKATBR back to mechanical acceptability. Sorry. Not sorry. First of all, I’m a mechanic, not a photographer. If I stopped to photograph everything, it would … Continue reading

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Note to future novice automobile electricians

Note to future novice automobile electricians: When installing (I assume) a radar detector, do not pick up power from the 22 ga wires feeding the dome light above the windshield. If you simply cannot help yourself, do not route the … Continue reading

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Now That Wasn’t So Hard, Was It?

The engine in PFKATBR was producing much non-Porsche type vibration. Like rattle the floorboards vibration. Knowing that it had been off the road for a considerable length of time and that it uses hydraulic motor mounts, my first thought was … Continue reading

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The Three Ps.

Today’s project was determining why the low fuel light illuminates with a full tank of fuel. According to the Internet Tubes, this is a common problem easily and more importantly, cheaply rectified. One simply lifts the carpet in the rear, … Continue reading

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A Changing of the Guard

Obligatory glamour shot (Lawrence takes photographs. Jim takes snapshots.): Lawrence has already introduced me better than I would introduce myself so we’ll just leave it at that for now. If you have questions, please ask. The Nine Four Four previously … Continue reading

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