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Harvey was brutal to Classic Cars & Tools!

Harvey was brutal to Classic Cars & Tools!

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Hi! darn it’s been a while since I’ve blogged about anything:(  I’m finally able to sit at my computer to report on what’s been going on!!  On August 27th, hurricane Harvey hit us hard here in Houston and other areas as well. We and many others were not ready for what this hurricane had in […]

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02 Derbi gpr 50 exhaust

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Hi, this is a project I’ve been working on for a few months~ an 02 Derbi GPR50;) This is a quick post about the running and exhaust. I’ve had a great deal of help from my friends on the Apriliaforum.com in the build section.   The problem I ran into was the running, despite re-jetting […]

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Miata seats overhaul

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Hi y’all! Doesn’t seem like that long ago I was anxious to buy some Miata seats for my TR/mx. Austin, the fella I bough the Miata doner car from had these NB Miata seats and I loved them~at least I thought I did:(             The ultimate seats to have in […]

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Tr6 Battery tray cover

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Hi, yes, it’s me again with an exciting blog!;) This blog is about an idea that I had a while back. I wanted to make a cover for the entire battery tray from one side of the car to the other. Always looks like it needed a cover of sorts.   Though this newer tub […]

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4 wheel alignment, laser assist

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Ever became so bored that you just look at stuff on ebay, Craigslist just for the heck of it? I do that a lot! Am I ill?;)   Well I came across a Kwik-lift for sale on CL; never knew a Kwik-lift existed until I came across it! A really nice Australian fella was selling […]

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Making a TR6 wooden dash(custom to my application)

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It’s cold outside, so a hot cup of coffee, a good day to blog!;)  I have to admit, never gave it much thought about wooden dashes in old cars, I may have thought how cool they are, but never knew I’d get around to making one!;)     My dash will be unique to the […]

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Rocker panel stripes ;)

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Good afternoon maties!  There’s something about rocker panel stripes which really can give a car an awesome look! Takes something bland and into Bling!  It’s relatively easy to do and does require a little patience, but the outcome is just plain fun! 😉       A while back after “finishing” my 67 Mustang (they’re […]

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TR6 AC

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Hi, it’s me again, so soon you ask! ha ha ha! I must apologize to TR6 owners which may have come across this blog hopeful for an AC in their TR6. My TR6 has a Miata engine with an aftermarket evaporator under the dash which really wouldn’t work with a ‘normal’ TR. They are available […]

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TR6 with Miata engine

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Time to get blogging again! Sometimes just get so busy(family, holidays, other cars to fix) there’s little time to blog! Though I’m still working on the project, the engine has been installed for a while and it does run;) But there is still about a year or so remaining in getting my project on the […]

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Harbor Freight~30 in. Capacity Shear, Press Brake, and Slip Roll

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G’day maties! I have a new tool to share with y’all! This is the Harbor Freight 30″ shear,press brake and slip roll. My husband bought this for me for my birthday! It will cut up to a 30″ sheet of 20 gauge sheet metal once cleaned meticulously, greased and adjusted correctly. Then notice on the […]

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