By naterisch
04/09/2017
Forgive me for postponing the piece on Louie’s heater box again, but this is just too good. After getting Louie the 2002tii home from our insane road trip together, the big sort-out items were the exhaust, the heater box, and the windshield-gasket replacement.
By naterisch
04/01/2017
Miracle of miracles! My sanity is saved! Well, it’s safe at least until the kids become teenagers, when karma will unleash its pent-up fury upon my existence. But for now, I am no longer solely responsible for chauffeuring the two kids.
By naterisch
04/01/2017
Last week, I had removed Louie’s rusty resonator and muffler and was about to hang my pretty new Ansa “standard” exhaust when I realized that with the resonator out, I really should drop the driveshaft and giubo and replace the leaking transmission selector-shaft seal.
By naterisch
03/27/2017
When you are driving through a corner on a race track, there is a tremendous amount of interaction between you, the car, the tires, and the surface of the track—and therefore also a lot of information to absorb within a short period of time, because you are covering a lot of ground very quickly.
By naterisch
03/27/2017
Once I’d road-tripped Louie, the 1972 2002tii I bought last month in Louisville, fixed, and drove home, I immediately set about doing some of the repairs I’d punted on in order to get him on the road quickly. 

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