Monthly Archives: September 2013

Out with the Envoy and in with a Volvo brick

I’ve sold off the Epic Envoy as it needed a bit more work than I could give it. Happily it went to a good home. The new owner had one as his first car back in the day. I planned … Continue reading

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A & W Cruise for the Cure 2013

I finally put my Mercedes Benz 220D into a show this summer. It was a smaller, informalĀ  sort of show that raised money for charity – the A & W Cruise for the Cure 2013. It is nice however because … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Astro van powered by Mercedes Diesel Motor

In what has to be one of the most unusual engine swaps ever someone has put a Mercedes Benz 616 diesel engine into a Chevrolet Astro van. They even used the rare five speed manual set up from an Astro. … Continue reading

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Volvo 240 series timing belt change

My newly acquired Volvo 244 sedan needed a new timing belt so I’ve documented the process. While not a step by step guide to Volvo 240 timing belt replacement it could be used a supplement to a manual with more … Continue reading

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Coalhurst Centennial Show & Shine

Coalhurst had a Show and Shine as part of their 100th anniversary celebrations. While the show was on the smaller side there were a few interesting vehicles that showed. Other activities like a giant slide and slide completed the event.

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Goldwing powered Trike

I absolutely love scratch built cars. I even mostly built my own Locost Seven before running out of money. This one is a Morgan style trike using a shaft drive Honda Goldwing motorcycle as a donor.

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