Category: westfield

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Skidplate After One Year

I had the skidplate off today for some adjustments. Here’s what the bottom looks like after one year. I’m glad none of those strikes were on the oilpan.

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Driving

We had a nice drive with the Goulds and friends yesterday. Here’s what it looked like:  

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Logging

Way back when I was in the middle of the wiring harness, I added a Race Capture Pro data logger behind the dash. You can just about make it out in this picture from...

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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...

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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...

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1385

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.  

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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...