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Fettling the Scuttle

The next big piece of work on the Westfield is the wiring harness. Since that will need to go up under (and through) the scuttle, I’ve been working on making that fit. There’s a...

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H&H @ 200

Last night Chris & I went to opening night of the Handel & Haydn Society‘s 200th season.  What a show! The opening piece, Toccata from Orfeo, had trumpets and horns playing from the balcony....

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Upgrade

Tom & I did some upgrade surgery on our house’s main machine this weekend. We went with this Mini-ITX motherboard. It looks so cute, doesn’t it? What do you think it’s going to look...

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My Other Blog

We’ve been doing this blog for many years now, but this wasn’t my first blog. I started one at work before this one. But you’ve probably never seen my work blog because it was...

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Garage Time

The garage I’m building the Westfield in is small, but it’s pretty well equipped. It has an engine hoist, lots of jackstands, a good heater, lots of light, and a radio. The one thing...

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Happy Meal

I finished up the back end of the engine today. That included replacing the O-ring on the crank angle sensor, which had been leaking, the cool new, lightweight flywheel, … and a new clutch....

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Raspberry season

Yesterday I went and picked raspberries at the Wright-Locke Farm in Winchester. It was cloudy and bit cool, but I still managed to find a lot of super berries. Of course you can just...

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Redhead

I’ve got the engine apart at the moment to replace things like the timing belt. As long as it’s apart, I figured I’d make things a little prettier. The biggest change is that I...

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Photogrammar

Yale recently launched this cool website named Photogrammar. It’s a giant collection of photographs taken for the FSA and the OWI. The interesting bit is that they’ve given you tools to slice the collection...

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Goody Box

Oh, oh, oh! What do you think is in the box that came from Flyin’ Miata today? It’s all sorts of goodies for the engine that’s going into the Westfield! There’s a big clutch, a lightened...