Category Archives: Mechanical and Maintance

The Lost Post – Electronic Ignition

I don’t know how this post never made it up. I did this work almost a year ago. I uploaded the photos, but for some reason never wrote the post. Anyways my mechanic at Dave’s recommended that I switch to … Continue reading

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Too Hot for the Winter

The last month or so I have been driving around with no way to put either one of my windows down. My only source of fresh air has been my wing window and the slow creep down of my broken … Continue reading

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Drives Like New

It has been awhile since I last wrote, school has been crazy. Your senior year is never easy whether it is high school or college. If you read my last post you know that about this time last month my … Continue reading

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A Week Without my Car

Currently I’m carless. My poor Little Bug is sitting in the shop getting some pesky repairs done and it has left me stranded since Friday. With all the things I did to my engine this summer, my bug was in … Continue reading

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A Lost Nut Causes Trouble

A few weeks back I posted about my chaotic experience of getting my speedometer cluster rebuilt. In the post I mentioned problems with my fuel gauge once I got it back. The solution was so silly and so simple. During … Continue reading

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A Crazy Front End Shake and Its Different Solutions

When I found my new mechanic he adjusted my points, timing, and did an overall tune up, but he also recommended somethings for me to do on my own. One thing was to swap to an electric ignition, but that … Continue reading

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Shocks are Easy

I shared with you awhile back my hunt for new shocks. I decided on Cofaps finally and I have been driving around on them for a little over a month. The change has been amazing. I never realized what a … Continue reading

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