Tag Archive: mechanical repairs

Feb 19

1957 Chevy Pickup Truck

As a fun Saturday night cruiser this project pick-up had been sitting still for months with some aftermarket components that needed to be finished up. A worn out front straight axle system with an after market power steering add-on gave way to an independent power rack and pinion front end from Total Cost Involved. Included …

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Feb 17

1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Retractable Hard Top

As a fun Saturday night cruiser this Ford needed some mechanical TLC. We made the top operable, sorted out several electrical issues, improved on the suspension with new shocks, rear leaf springs and bushings from Eaton Detroit Spring and made the brakes work. A rebuilt transmission helped to get it back on the road again.

Feb 10

MaryAnn’s Model A

Now that MaryAnn’s Model A has been completed she and her grandkids have been enjoying outings in it. She also has taken it to some car shows and admits that talking to admirers and telling her story about the car when she was a child is more fun than she thought. Her grandkids love jumping …

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Feb 07

Custom 1960 Corvette

This 1960 Corvette has been a part of the owner’s family since 1965. The last time he drove it he was 16 and got rear ended by a truck on that trip. After many years of resting it was decided to put some life back into this ride. First it got a complete mechanical update …

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