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We REALLY Blew It!

Yesterday was the day to take apart the blown 200 straight six motor from our Billy Beer 1979 Ford Fairmont Futura 24 Hours of Lemons racecar. My first indication that we hadn’t blown the motor in a normal way was the condition of the spark plug on the right. There was also this extra lump […]

Lemons Chuckwalla Post Race Wrap-up – We Get Screwed

In short we were having the best race of our careers, blew the motor Sunday morning, did a 4 hour engine swap, only to be done in by bad freeze-out plugs in the back up motor. Friday we rolled out of Van Nuys later than expected, and had some traffic and some tow vehicle trouble […]

Never Met a Stick on Accessory He Didn’t Like

Spotted this one in traffic. It wasn’t easy, and it was likely illegal, but I managed to get a couple of shots. Fog lights, reflectors, hood scoop, chrome edge guards, body kit, vent-o-ports, sunroof wind deflector (though who knows if there is even a sunroof), and stickers, stickers, stickers. I suppose its like plastic surgery, […]