By naterisch
10/27/2014
A few months back, I wrote about doing the brakes in a customer/friend’s car, a tidy-looking small-bumpered square-taillight 2002. He’d bought it as an inexpensive running-but-non-drivable project. It came to me with brakes that were essentially non-functional—and leaking brake fluid to boot. 
By naterisch
10/19/2014
The Kansas City area is blessed with fine museums and galleries, like the world-class National World War I Museum and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Of the many other museums in town, the Airline History Museum is a stop for anyone interested in the history of commercial air travel.
By naterisch
10/19/2014
(with apologies to Papa Hemingway)Last week I made reference to buying twelve bumpers from a body shop that was getting out of the restoration business. Here’s the longer story.
By naterisch
10/13/2014
You may know Chuck Vossler as a Roundel writer or for his presence on bmwblog.com. I say he’s a ringer, sent to the new BMW Performance Center West in order to humiliate his Roundel editor.But a designer beat him to it.
By naterisch
10/12/2014
Today we talk about managing disorder: I’m doing a terrible job at it. Although I adore my garage, it is small for everything I try to do in it—a shoebox 31 feet long by seventeen feet wide, with a single-width roll-up door at one end. I can put one car in the left rear corner by backing it in with a dog-leg turn, then put in two cars—two short cars—nose-to-tail; if absolutely necessary, I can put the second of those on roller dollies, slide it to the left, and then squeeze in a fourth car.

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