We spent the evening discussing cars we’ve owned, some sea stories from serving the Marine Corps, and even politics. That may have been the most civil political discussion I’ve ever been a part of.
So this has happened on the way to work. I noticed the hood bouncing and thought, “that’s not normal”. Thankfully, it looks like it just vibrated out of its nut. I pulled over and sorted it out in the dark as I had donated my flashlight to my son and have until now, failed to[…]
Yes, that is a broken water pump pulley.How does a water pump pulley get broken you might ask?That’s a good question. As you know the two pulleys you see here are nested and bolted to the water pump shaft. You don’t expect that to EVER fail. When I saw that today and said the very[…]
Whilst doing some random browsing I found a few articles around the internet.The first and second are from Jalopnik writer Doug DeMuro who quit his job at Porsche to be a writer.The articles are about his brief ownership of a 1995 Range Rover Classic. He had the car 3 months. He is not a mechanic.[…]
I have already blogged about tools that are being sacrificed for this project. The viscous coupling has claimed three more. All were extensions for my 3/8th inch socket set. Each was used as designed for the most part. I used long extension as a lever several times during this project. I had no idea it[…]