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El Camino Updates 2

by AndyMac

elky004I’ve actually made some good progress on the El Camino since my last update. It was my daily driver for two years, so I’d say the updates went well.

I had plenty of minor electrical issues, rebuilt the carb with Rob, worked on fixing the brakes at least five different times until I realized it was the combination valve, had the hardest time finding a large vacuum leak on a temperature control valve on the air intake, and overall had tons of small issues that took plenty of troubleshooting.

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The Vehicles of Yester Year

by AndyMac

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I got to thinking recently of the vehicles I’ve owned over the years, and thought I’d create a page about them that I can keep updating from time to time as things change. I’ve had some fun with these cars, trucks, and motorcycles, and hope to keep having fun with the iterations of vehicles I’ve had! (Read more…)


El Camino Updates

by AndyMac

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Been doing some more work on the Elky. Took a bigger hit on taxes this year than I’d expected (by a lot), so I’m doing things in a much different order than I’d expected. Then I had the weekend of epic water leaks into the cab, so priorities changed again.

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El Camino

by AndyMac

elcaminoSo I did a silly thing.

In the middle of winter, I sold my nice 4×4 Jeep Cherokee and bought a rear wheel drive, 42 year old, 3500 lb muscle car with street tires on it. It does not do snow well (though I can manage).

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