Welding


I said in an earlier post that my WRX has on paper, one inch less head room than other model Impreza’s.  STI’s have different bucket seats, and wagons are taller.  This is the most comfortable stock car that I’ve ever owned, but my seating position does need to be adjusted somewhat when I put a helmet on.  It hasn’t been […]

Hella Flush – Plain Ass Seat Edition


Actually… this only took me about 20minutes to put together.  Anyone else would give you the obligatory close up shot of nice bead… but no way I’m embarrassing myself by doing that.  My fear of pinhole leaks necessitates multiple passes on occasion.  Meh.  It looks well enough from a distance, and will be fine once painted.  Not like I’m building […]

A Days Work



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This IS… the typical pose.  I love how my car sits in the barn.  And now it’s actually time to start putting it together.  The first step is complete.  The red engine bay is gone.  It seemed absurd at times, that I was doing all this work just to get rid of the red.  It was worth it.  Flat back […]

Flat


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Not really… or at least really slowly.  Step one of my winter plans was to get rid of the red in my engine bay.  It actually drives me kind of crazy.  So I started by stripping everything, with the intention of just giving it a good scrub and a coat of paint.  But then I noticed that some of the […]

Progress?



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Yeah.  Like this…  And I feel good about it.  The sleeve was made from a 2L Co-op brand water bottle.  It was a damn tight fit… but I pressed it over the top of the original sleeve and plastic welded them together before hitting it with a coat of wrinkle black.  Extended the wire for the horn button and… BAM!  On […]

At the Grocery Store…


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I was hoping that the “Long Boss” might be me… and not only my creation.  Not if I can’t weld any better than that though.  I can barely lay a straight bead on a nice flat steel joint.  I cannot lay a straight bead around a 2.5″ pipe. I like a close “handoru.”  Steering wheel quick releases are cool, but […]

Long Boss