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Engine In

We got the engine in this weekend: It went pretty smoothly and everything lined up nicely, even the scary hole in the side of the bodywork where the exhaust exits: Here are some action...

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Get Down

Three garage days in a row was exactly what the doctor ordered. I got a lot done on the car this weekend. I started out by building a new bracket for the fuel pump....

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Fitting Rear

I got the rear end of the body attached this weekend. This involved drilling a few scary holes, but they all turned out pretty well.

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RenderScript on Tango

This one’s mostly a note for myself. I just got RenderScript working with AndroidStudio for my Tango tablet. It’s not well documented, and it seems to be a moving target, so here’s what I...

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Fitting Bodywork

This was a busy weekend in the garage. I’m starting to install the body on the Westfield. That involves a lot of fiddling around to get all of the joints to come out nice...

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OpenCV for Android

I recently got a Project Tango device. I hadn’t done much programming for it before I realized that it’d be really nice to have OpenCV library for programming it. Luckily there’s a port! Last...

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Old Friends

Peter and I just got back from visiting colleges on the west coast. While we were there, he met something I used to spend a lot of time with: … and some people he used to spend...

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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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Pot Roast Goulash

This is inspired by the Goulash recipe from the Loaf & Ladle Cookbook. It has been my goto goulash recipe for many, many years. Today I wanted something that would work in the slow-cooker,...

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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...