Category Archives: Solstice Parts Car

Anything relating to the Solstice parts car.

Rearrange and clean up

So this post actually covers today and the past ~ week. We start with rearranging and cleaning up the general work area. For too long we’ve had piles of car parts out along the back walkway of the house, consisting … Continue reading

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Steamin’ along~

Bit of spring cleaning and reorganizing today, but before I go over that, I had a really cool ‘chance encounter’ this morning. One of the things we were getting rid of was a large stack of maybe a hundred old … Continue reading

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Dewired, Tired, Inspired

Two notes for the day~ Decided to get something done with the car(s) today, and chose upon getting the wiring harness off of the Solstice. Well, a few hours later, it’s off, my arms are cut to ribbons, and I … Continue reading

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Ready and (control) armed!

Yay! Big thanks to Gene at GM Parts House for getting all the replacement Solstice suspension parts out to me so quickly, with any luck I’ll start getting these put on the Solstice remains this weekend. The axle shaft will … Continue reading

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Shocking delivery!

It’s shocks! They’re off of a ’09 GXP, and will be going on the Solstice frame as soon as the rest of the parts show up from GM Parts House. Thanks Charles for the great deal on these!

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Shocking update!

Just ordered a set of full ’09 GXP shock assemblies off a Solstice Forum┬ámember for less than the cost one sub-part of a shock assembly of a parts warehouse. Glad I thought to ask there!

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Buying gifts…

… for the Solstice~! Just ordered about $450 worth of suspension parts from GM Parts House so that I can get the thing back into a rolling chassis mode. I’ve also ordered a set of Saturn Sky wheels from a … Continue reading

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Bit o’ the old chop chop.

Today’s tool tally: 7-10 sawzall blades and 3-5 cutting discs…. Damn, Pontiac wasn’t messing around when they chose their metals for the body panels….

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I’m not a chop show owner, I just play one on this blog.

Quite literally tore into the Solstice some today.. it’s missing a good bit of metal now.

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The Solstice starts losing it’s cool(ing)

Really tore into the Solstice today. Started by removing the pedal assembly, which will be carried over to the Morgan. The drive-by-wire system should set right up in its new home none the wiser. After that, I removed the clutch … Continue reading

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