Category: cars

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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...

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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...

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What Makes the Miata so Great?

Here’s another nice video from the guys at XCar. This one’s about our favorite toy, the Miata. Stay to the end to find out what you’re supposed to do when yours rusts out. It’s...

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Rearend

I’ve been doing a lot of work on the rear end of the Westfield recently. The differential has been in for a while, but I didn’t have the axles in until last weekend. Miatas...

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KTR Visit

Before the Historic Festival every year, Lime Rock holds some open houses at sites that are involved in vintage racing. Tonight Peter and I went to one of these at KTR Motorsports in Ayer....

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The Great Race

The Great Race set off this weekend. That’s a famous rally for older cars. This year, they’re going all the way from Maine to Florida. Last night they reached Lowell. We went over to...

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Engine In

Last weekend we did the first test fit of the engine in the Westfield. The idea was to get all of the mounting holes drilled while there’s still plenty of room to work. We’ll...