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Why I didn’t buy a 1956 Ford F100 (yet)

Friday, around 1pm, my father and I set out from work for a drive up to Oregon. I had $8000 in cash stowed away, blank title transfer forms in duplicate, and some snacks and spare clothes. Around 9pm or so … Continue reading

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End of year post

I’ll start with the broken record: work’s been busy, plenty of other around-the-house projects keeping me busy, and despite months of therapy and a cortisone shot right into my shoulder, my right shoulder still has limited range and plenty of … Continue reading

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Some Updates for you fine folks

Hi! Still alive! Figured I’d post up some updates on the various vehicles. First and foremost, the Morgan. Unfortunately that has stagnated again, much to my chagrin. I know what I want and need to do next (pull apart the … Continue reading

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Back at it (soon)

Had to spend most of Saturday in the office, and spent most of Sunday hanging out with a friend I haven’t seen in several months, but made a point of moving forward today. Cleaned up the area where the chassis … Continue reading

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Still Alive~

The cake isn’t a lie. (Sorry if you don’t get that one, game industry joke.) So, what’s been happening. Well, as I mentioned in my December post, my father fell and broke his arm. What’s happened since then is that … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Wikipedia lists an alternate term for “winter solstice” as “hibernal solstice”, which I definitely think is an appropriate title. I am generally not a fan of cold weather work, especially so being a Californian, and ~45 degree F midday temps … Continue reading

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Good Guys

Past week’s been an enlightening one. I’ve come across some potential upgrades for both the suspension and lighting (LED headlights!) that could come in to play, but more importantly I’ve finally had a chance to meet with another local owner. … Continue reading

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Status Report, Mid-August 2016

Sorry for a few months’ silence, been busy. We’ve been spending a number of our weekends on house remodels and such, but I’ve got updates for the MogRod and some other things. First, the Airstream. That’s picked up again, since … Continue reading

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World Wide Morgans

My good friend Kyung is over in Japan on vacation. He’s a fan of the Morgan as well, and was previously able to get me a ride in a new 3 Wheeler. Well, just got a message from him with … Continue reading

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Maybe I should sue? I am American, after all, it’s what we do.

Well now… seems someone at Morgan Motors likes the idea of what I’m calling my project. Introducing the new MOGrod. The first in a line of special projects hot rod Morgans, powered by 3.7l Ford V6 pic.twitter.com/3f3H3GKz1Q — Morgan Motor … Continue reading

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