By naterisch
05/15/2017
One of the persistent problems during my thousand-mile drive home to Boston with Louie the 2002tii was that the fan belt wouldn’t stay tight. After I arrived home, I realized that when I’d replaced the alternator’s bushings, I’d missed the one where the ear of the alternator is held to the adjustment track.
By naterisch
05/07/2017
There we were, meandering up I-75 toward Atlanta and about to reach the Georgia line, where we were all but guaranteed to meet a wall of traffic. Death and taxes are certainties, but you might as well add one more.
By naterisch
05/07/2017
During the Louie adventure, as you know if you’ve been following this saga, I made the thousand-mile trip from Louisville to Boston with the car still wearing its original 45-year-old radiator that was probably as corroded internally as the original water pump and thermostat were. 
By naterisch
04/29/2017
I think it is safe to say that the last few months have been pretty crazy for me. As those of you who follow my career may already know, I have been working tirelessly to get behind the wheel of a race car again. Auto racing is a funny sport; although you do need the skill, having the money to race is really the major limiting factor for me right now.
By naterisch
04/29/2017
When last we left my attempted windshield-gasket replacement, I tried the vaunted “rope trick,” then spent an hour manually “flipping the lip” with an improvised tool, because the rope trick isn’t always effective in very tight areas. Then I made the fatal error of taking a break for dinner.

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