Category Archives: Other Cars

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

A general lack of faith in humanity (or at least car salesmen)…

So, since I had the ’65 Volvo P1800 delivered about two months ago, I’ve driven it all of twice, and “driven” is a stretch. Once was babying from the street to our garage, the second time was one block out … Continue reading

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Adding some Swede steel to the collection

After much delay (due to the bank screwing up the wire transfer and the deep freeze holding up shipment), my 1965 Volvo P1800 has arrived! I’ve wanted one of these vehicles for a while, and after some recent things panning … Continue reading

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I’m sailing away~

So not much has happened on the car front over the past while. Between work being as busy as it has been, and the kitchen remodel and other projects eating up the weekends (and garage space), the cars have annoyingly … Continue reading

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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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