From the monthly archives:

November 2008

Electro-Metro Update 11/30/08

November 30, 2008

I just placed an order for some new Lovejoy coupler parts. Yesterday, I took my broken coupler bits and transmission over to Tom’s house, where he and some other guys were working on his Neon conversion. I showed them the battle damage, and what my thoughts were on the why and how it happened. I [...]

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Looking at Vee-Dubs

November 30, 2008

I got to go look at 3 diesel VW Golfs yesterday. The first two were a package deal: 2 cars and three engines. All or nothing. The engines looked pretty good, but both cars were projects and needed plenty of work. Lots of rust, lots of other little things to do on the cars. I [...]

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Looking at cars…

November 28, 2008

Tomorrow, I am going to look at a couple of older diesel VW Golfs. Diesel cars cab be run off bio-diesel or converted to run on waste vegetable oil. These are basic, older cars, and I have always been told that diesels run forever. Any of these cars will need some work, and they still [...]

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Would an old diesel car work for me?

November 24, 2008

Lately, I’ve been haunting Craigslist in search of an affordable, older diesel vehicle. It’s almost an oxymoron. Seems like all the diesels out there are rediculous-sized pickup trucks, at matching inflated prices. I did, however, stumble across a pair of old Volkswagon Diesel Golfs. One runs, one doesn’t. One had a title, one doesn’t. Guess [...]

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Talking Turkey

November 24, 2008

Nope, this really isn’t related to green cars or sustainability, but it’s always fun when one of God’s Creatures appears in my yard. This turkey showed up in my backyard this past spring. Happy Thanksgiving. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via [...]

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