Author: Mike Garrity

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Getting Legal

Today the Westfield finally got its real inspection sticker. That’s the last step in the registration/inspection process that I started at the beginning of the summer. When I started, I looked for information about...

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Registration & Inspection

Last week the title cleared, so it was back the RMV to fill out another RMV-1 form. They gave me the plates, and then I was off to the inspection station, where they gave...

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Skidplate Installed

Do you remember the skidplate I was making? I’ve finished it up and installed it on the car. To do that, I needed to add some mounting brackets. That involved a second vacuum bagging...

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VIN

Yesterday Tom & I towed the Westfield over to the State Police office in Revere. We came home with a “Massachusetts-assigned Vehicle Identification Number”. That means that in the eyes of the state, it...

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Skidplate

One of the trickier bits of the Westfield is that the Miata engine is quite a bit taller than the one that was originally used in the Lotus 7. That’s a problem if you...

Fuse 1 Tested

Fuse 1 Tested

Sean Charlesworth from Tested stopped by the office this weekend. He made this cool video about our newest printer, the Fuse 1. Check it out, he and Eduardo did a great job of showing...

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Spring

The snow is finally gone, and the daffodils are out. Time to get the car out and wash the winter dust off.

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Bonnie Stewart Building Blocks

As you know, I’m really into polyhedra. There have been lots of fascinating books written about polyhedra over the years, but one of the most interesting (and quirky) ones is Bonnie Stewart’s Adventures among...