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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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No, we’re not addicted to Corvettes, why do you ask?

If the title doesn’t drop a hint, I don’t know what will. My father just decided to sell off his 2006 Cadillac XLR and buy a 2002 Corvette automatic convertible. It’s got only 12k miles on it, everything’s like new, … Continue reading

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Measuring up

Well, been asking around for the past while, and so far no luck on getting any kind of external resources for the Pontiac’s drivetrain mounting information. Polaris wouldn’t divulge info, Pontiac wouldn’t divulge info, and even GM’s Archive wouldn’t say … Continue reading

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Polar opposite

Time to blow some cobwebs and dust off the old site. The Airstream’s been coming along decently, at the point where I’m getting ready to pull back out most of the interior to lay down new flooring. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Airstreaming It

So I picked up a 1972 Airstream Ambassador today. Scored it for only $800 from the tow yard a friend of mine works at. I’ll post up about it on here on occasion, since it will become another one of … Continue reading

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Even the weather’s fighting me.

I was hoping to have a covered area for working on the MogRod, Mother Nature decided otherwise. The area where the Morgan, the Solstice, and all the related parts are currently stored was in a fenced off area which we’d … Continue reading

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Part of the reason for downtime on this project…

Like I said, I┬áhad to get a replacement for my poor 2001 ‘vert. I’m happy with the choice… As for the MogRod itself, we’re still in the middle of some big remodeling projects around the house which have been taking … Continue reading

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