Category Archives: Vehicles
So the roadster was having some intermittent starting and running issues. Found the culprit to be a wire that had grounded out to the back of the alternator. This looks to be due to some improper routing by the mechanic that did the alternator install.
I've ordered a new set of mikuni 42mm carbs for Coulson. I have the original SU carbs and there is currently a downdraft weber on there. Instead of going with the SU carbs I decided to give it a good upgrade with more modern carb technology. These are said to net a good deal more […]
This covers swapping foam and the cover from an 88-89 over to the frame of a 90-91 civic wagon. This is for the front seats, and can also apply to same year swaps. Also it might just come in handy for taking the seat apart if you’re going to be repairing the foam. The grossness […]
So I’ll start with saying I have wanted these for a long time. If you’re not familiar with the company check out kwik-lift.com The gist of it is that they are ramps, you drive the car on to and then jack up the low side via cross bar. Then there are fold down legs that […]
So the old alternator was giving up the ghost. Flickering battery light when coming to a stop and a horrendous noise that sounded of a chorus comprised of a thousand strangled hamsters.
I can't take credit for this method, but it does work well, I'm doing it, so might as well write it up..
If you have hauled anything heavy or maybe the previous owner wasn’t so careful, you probably had a spare tire cover that shared some similar structural properties as a pringle.
All right, getting my welder hooked up. Jumping right in to my first little project. Exhaust.
The continuation of the suspension work. This time sorting out the front. Finally done with it, so let’s just get right in to the write up while I still have the energy.
In making this thing not such a wallowing hippo on the road I’ve decided to take on the installation. This is the first time I’ve dug into this, and found that it wasn’t too terrible of an undertaking. Though that is a reason I bought an easy to work on Civic. On with the show.