New tools for me! :-)

This Christmas everyone gave me money for the Hot Rod instead of trying to figure out what I wanted.  So I used the first of it to get a new tool.   So there you have it…  My first welder!   I picked up a MIG\Wire welder at the Chinese Slave labor Tool Company (Harbor Freight).   It’s […]

Rear Axle cut away for Shocks

Yesterday I put the rear shocks back on after cutting down the mounts to clear the spring. This is required when using the QA1 shocks instead of the Konis. I also went to put the end on the braided lines for the transmission lines only to find I really need to have some new tools.  […]

The motor is in

Last night I pulled out the transmission and cleaned it up with some de-greaser. It took a while to get all the oil and power steering fluid off of it from all the leaks the 89 Vette had. Once cleaned and blown dry I bolted it to the motor and got it on to the […]

Engine is done… Mostly

So last night I picked up the front seal and the flywheel bolts on the way home.  I got them installed which allowed me to finish buttoning up the motor. The only thing really left now is the valve covers and the thermostat housing.  Nothing that will stop me from bolting on the transmission and […]

Engine Nearly Done

Had a great weekend and got some things completed. First as I posted above I figured out the connecting rod issue. After that was done I was able to get the heads on. So on Saturday I was able to get the new Oil pump and windage tray and rear main seal all put on. […]