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Run what ya brung Run what ya brung

Took a rough Cyclone shell, stuffed some serious cubes in it, bolted on some swap-meet fiberglass parts, and made a rough and ready quarter mile machine.

1959 Chevrolet sedan delivery kustom 1959 Chevrolet sedan delivery kustom

Been wanting one to customize for ages. The two tone metalflake came out well. And i lucked into the perfect wheels.

Patching the hull Patching the hull

I am working on rust repair on Project Colony Ship, however it is being slowed by my house painting project and a lot of rain.

Lateral thinking ways to save money Lateral thinking ways to save money

I’m pondering buying this purple 2009 Honda Fit for $2300 with quarter rot and dents specifically to swap out the good rear hatch & rear bumper for my damaged ones.

Not going to be posting as much for a bit. Not going to be posting as much for a bit.

Im repainting the outside of my house, which will involve scraping/stripping/repairing the 120+ year old wood trim. I’ve made a rule that I’m not allowed to buy new diecasts (especially expensive ones) until the job is done. Though i am still allowing myself to buy sub-$1 ones out of the dump bins at the flea market.

Houselopnik, painting time... Houselopnik, painting time...

After 6 years of ownership, I’m finally getting some fresh paint on my house.

This always amazes me This always amazes me

Cars with replacement body panels that are also damaged. Did you replace damaged panels with other damaged panels? Or did you crash it again in such a way you only damaged the parts you had already damaged?

T-shirt fun T-shirt fun

Just ordered this shirt from Blipshift. Iy is back in stock for a limited time.

I scream for Truck Thursday I scream for Truck Thursday

I may be a tad early, but i wanted to share the two lowered ice cream trucks I’ve been working on.

Two-Tone Thursday Two-Tone Thursday

“Subtle” might mot be the best word for this car, but the two-tone was intended to be subtle. The fenders at purple flake over a black base, and the body is purple flake over polished zamac.

It has begun... It has begun...

Started on the rot repair on the wagon, decided to tackle the worst panel first.

She's not wrong... She's not wrong...

Showed my partner this $2500 ‘74 Hilux, and said I wanted it. Her response: “Baby. You have a type.”

Another Custom Van. Another Custom Van.

Stripped this M2 Econoline and repainted it in two-tone metalflake green and metalflake silver. Then added some custom wheels.

My new favorite way to mask tires. My new favorite way to mask tires.

Wrap the tire in plastic wrap, overlapping the sidewall, then you only have to tape up the edge of the rim.

Camping season is in the works Camping season is in the works

Got a couple camper bodies, decided to make a few custom campers. The Datsun took a fair amount of cutting and stretching of the chassis to fit, the Mazda’s camper body snapped right on without even drilling the chassis.

Not quite the sky falling, but too close. Not quite the sky falling, but too close.

This has not been a great week. I was home today recovering from having a tooth extracted yesterday. Took the wagon to the junkyard as the Fit’s axle is broken.

Ford stereo wiring help Ford stereo wiring help

In my continuing quest to find a working radio for Project Colony Ship, i picked up an 89 lincoln radio, but it turn out the speaker connector is different.

Driving in my Chevy Van Driving in my Chevy Van

The 70s were not a subtle time...

BANG! clunk, clunk, clunk. BANG! clunk, clunk, clunk.

While I’m impressed at my stock Honda Fit’s ability to snap an axle, it is damn inconvinent.

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