Author: Mike Garrity

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The Collier Collection

When we were in Florida last week, we made a trip down to Naples to visit the Collier collection. The Collier collection is one of America’s greatest collections of old racing cars. I mentioned...

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Fusebox Bracket

I now feel like I’ve been working on the front wiring harness forever. But I did accomplish something today. Part of the wiring is mounting all of the fuseboxes, relays, and other electrical bits...

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Wiring

I’ve been spending a lot of time on the wiring harness recently. A lot of the time is tracing wires I don’t need, like the door switches or radio, and removing them. This simplifies...

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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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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...