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Mazda 2 Cabin Filter Change

My little Mazda hit 60K kms so it required an oil change and air filter swap. In addition a cabin filter replacement was required. Turns out this is an easy task.

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Building Shop Towel Holder

I did not have a great place to store my shop towel in the garage. In the middle of a project I would often leave it on the floor next to the tools which inevitably led to it getting misplaced … Continue reading

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Rambler Hub Cap Clock

I had previous bought a very poor condition Rambler partial hub cap on a whim at the local scrapyard. It cleaned up but rather nicely but what should I do with it? I am unlikely to own a Rambler equipped … Continue reading

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Triumph Spitfire 1500 Rear Bumper Conversion

When removing my Triumph Spitfire’s bumpers in preparation for body work and paint I noticed the rear one was made up of several smaller pieces that were bolted together. I do not care for the thicker chrome section of the … Continue reading

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Front spoiler before and after

A previous owner had been really sloppy with the primer and got it all over the front spoiler. Cleaned up and a lick of black paint.

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Triumph Spitfire – Voltage Stabilizer Replacement

When driving my newly acquired Triumph Spitfire I noticed that both the fuel and temperature gauges were reading low. One faulty gauge I could believe but both? Seemed a bit unlikely. Both run through a voltage stabilizer so that seemed … Continue reading

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Zenith Stromberg carburetor clean up

My Spitfire has a too high idle as well as a stuck automatic choke. While most people toss the poor Zenith Stromberg carburetor in the trash I thought I’d give a shot at cleaning it up and making it function. … Continue reading

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