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TR6 front fender repair

TR6 front fender repair

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HI everyone~ progress has been a little slow thanks to the holidays, but now it’s time to get back in the swing of things! Decisions are always being made to repair or replace things in a restoration. If it were feasible, I’d just purchase a new front fender(wing) and be done with it, but body […]

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Ford Edge power booster replacment

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Well, my niece was told 750-1000 bucks to install a brake power booster on her 07 Ford Edge! Yikes!  I can do that without even looking under the hood! Intimidating? Yes!;) I honestly thought the price was rather high! But if I weren’t the mechanical genius that I am and just a regular woman, I’d […]

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TR6 Stuck head bolts!

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Hi, dne’ back with another exciting blog! Today’s blog is dealing with stuck head bolts on the stock 6cyl engine. Actually, they’re not head bolts, they’re studs with nuts to cinch them down. In my case, I thought sure I wouldn’t have a problem, but was I wrong! Here the little engine that could or […]

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TR6 Front Disc brakes overhaul

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Hey~It’s Howdy Doody time! Just kidding, but I’ve had some time to overhaul my front disc brakes on my TR6! Yes, I could buy some new ones but what would be the fun in that!;)     My goodness, looks like these calipers had been in a pasture for a while! Needless to say the […]

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Went to fetch a TR6 Tub

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Good morning friends!  First, what is a Tub? Well, if one removes all the fenders, hood,deck lid, doors, instruments, dash, etc, this would leave the Tub. It’s pretty much a core, a hollow nothingness shell.   My lesson learned, which I thought maybe I may have learned by now, is I didn’t examine the 71 […]

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Homemade Gantry crane

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Hi, dne’ here, for a long time, I’ve had the hankering to have a Gantry crane.(See the definition below). I must admit that a Gantry Crane does take up quite a bit of room, but if made correctly, or bought, they should roll fairly easily despite their weight and size and provide a lot of […]

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Triumph TR6 differential mount repair

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Gee, I’m back already with another super exciting blog! Well, I get excited about it anyway! Nothing like seeing something going from scrap metal to looking new again or at least newer!;)   What the heck is a differential mount you might ask? Well, on an independent rear suspension, the differential (center part with the […]

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TR6 frame rusted beyond repair

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Hi, Dne’ here~ OMG, I think I forgot how to blog! It’s been so long! Let’s catch up on what’s up here at Classic Cars and Tools shall we!;)   A while back I bought a 71 Triumph TR6 with the sole purpose for a project, you know, something to keep me busy; like I […]

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59 Chevy Apache, new valve covers!

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Good afternoon! How exciting it is designing an engine and how it’s going to look when it’s all put together! Valve covers probably catch the viewer’s eye right off the bat when looking into an engine compartment, maybe except for the air cleaner!     When I picked out my first set of valve covers, […]

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67 Mustang coupe exhaust tips

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Hi gang! Have you ever added something to your classic car, then stand back and wonder, “what was I thinking” kind of moment?  btw, This is just a short blog;)   When I had the stang taken on a flat-bed to have the exhaust put on, I was thinking large exhaust tips~ something to represent […]

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