I’ve spent the past few weeks looking for a good 1965 or 1966 Mustang. After driving all over the Portland area and looking at several less-than-great examples, I finally found our car. $17,000 later, ACC is the proud third owner of a Wimbledon White 1966 model.
The car’s got great history. On March 26, 1966, a couple bought it from Read More
It’s time for ACC to get a new car for our garage. I’d like to find an early Ford Mustang.
The Mustang is a great collector car, as it’s iconic, simple, and parts are easy to find. In fact, there are a bunch for sale in ACC’s local area at any given time — but I don’t want just any Mustang — I’d like to find the right Mustang.
Here’a what I mean by that: First, the car needs to Read More
Now that I’ve completed the Holley Terminator Stealth fuel injection install on my car, the little issues I’ve been living with for years finally required solutions. After all, with the car now running better than ever, those small issues just needed to go away. Turn-key or bust, right?
First up was a broken console lens and a replacement neutral safety switch. The console lens just up and broke on me one day. The neutral safety switch had been Read More
Back when I was wrenching for a living, we used to have a sign in our office that read, “Mechanics are like doctors, except doctors only work on two models.”
Part of what I love about working on old cars is the requirement to think on your toes, and to solve problems that the original Read More