Category: cars

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Barn Finds Synergy

These two oddballs went by on Barn Finds today. Both of them look like a lot of fun, but there’s actually something more interesting going on here. Both of them were powered by engines...


Kit Car

I saw this by on Hemmings. These guys make it look pretty easy, don’t they? They look like they’re having fun.


End of the Season

So I was driving along in the Westfield today and hit a big pothole. There was a bang, and the right side of the nose dropped. I quickly pulled over to the side of...


Lime Rock

Last weekend, Chris & I went out to Lime Rock for the Historics. It rained pretty hard on Sunday, but the rest of the weekend was very nice. Here’s a link to the pictures....


Cars and Coffee

Chris & I took the Westfield to its first Cars & Coffee this morning. We had a lot of fun. There were maybe 100 cars there, from old Alfas to new Lamborghinis, along with lots...



I finally got the Westfield onto some scales today. The total is 1,385 pounds, with a full tank. Not bad! That’s about 685 pounds lighter than the donor.  


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...


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...


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...



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...