Category Archives: Other Cars

Anything related to other cars of mine, of friends, or just other interesting cars.

Explorer Tear-Down, Part 1

Minor update, spent much of this past Saturday starting to go through the donor Explorer for the ’56 F100, the red ’97, to prep it for the swap. This involved pulling out the seats (front and back), the rear carpeting … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever

Really glad to have the ’53 & ’56 F100 cabs and some other parts back from media blasting. Shop actually took care of delivery for us, will be getting some other parts (hoods, etc) for the F100’s and the Bronco … Continue reading

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Streamlining the process

A bit of a shift in the workload, as I’ve just made an agreement (with deposit) to sell the 1972 Airstream Ambassador. The travel trailer was an ambitious project, to say the least. Originally I’d planned to make it into … Continue reading

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Mad dogs & Englishmen

Last Saturday was over 100° F outside, fortunately I spent the day in Monterey playing airsoft not far from the ocean, so I only experienced high 70’s. That Sunday (the 24th) however, was in the high 80’s, and I spent … Continue reading

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Some new additions…

Some new toys showed up this week. #ford #f100 #1953 #1956 A post shared by James Flaagan (@jeflaagan) on Mar 16, 2018 at 11:04pm PDT I’ll update with more photos soon, been busy and been under the weather (if you’ll … Continue reading

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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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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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