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Spring 2014

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Spring 2014

Ah, spring – the trees are treeing, the birds are birding. It’s a perfect time to put in a rebuilt heater core! It’s been some time but it’s nice to look back and see the improvements over the last couple … Continue reading

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4th of July

Mel made it out to Herron. 75 miles down I-5 each way running like a top after a visit to Earl’s Garage. Seems the fuel problem was in the carburetor. Several problems were evident: a stuck valve, a missing spring … Continue reading

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Herron or Bust

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How Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

Apologies to all. Been way too long, I mean WAY too long since I put up a post on Mel. He’s been quietly waiting for me to do so and what with all the news to report I’ve decided to … Continue reading

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Details, details…

  It is great to have Mel up and running. My miracle moment is when I push that little unmarked white starter button to the left of the steering wheel on the dash. The 6 volt starter starts Chug…Chug…Chuuuuggggh…Whooomph! and … Continue reading

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Déjà vu all over again

Mel is home after a long visit to Earl’s Garage. It was great to pick him up with Claire. Tim had Mel in the back garage when we arrived. To my surprise and great satisfaction, their mechanic (also named Doug), … Continue reading

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