From the monthly archives:

November 2009

Mer-Chevy engine and tranny take-apart

November 29, 2009

I got some more work done on the Mer-Chevy Project this weekend. Last weekend, we ran out of daylight before we could get the transmission off the S10 gasoline engine. So, yesterday, I did the work of removing the tranny from the engine. The transmission had some long bars that bolt the transmission to the [...]

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EV1 in a movie.

November 28, 2009

Tonight, I watched the film SCORCHED, a 2003 bank-heist comedy. One of the lead characters was played by Woody Harrelson. The character is a nature-loving-crackpot who lives in a dome with power from solar panels, with his room-mate, a duck. What car does he drive? A beat up EV1!In the movie the car is dusty [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving, You Turkeys!

November 26, 2009

While driving to a job the other day, I went through a neighborhood that had about 20 turkeys just wandering through the yards, and across the roads. Fortunately, I had a camera handy. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share [...]

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Project: Mer-Chevy – Engine Pull Day

November 23, 2009

Yesterday was a big day on continuing my “No More Gas” project.I have had both a Chevy S-10 and an old Mercedes 240D sitting in my driveway all summer. I finally had a free Sunday when my buddies could come over to help pull both engines from the vehicles. The 240D’s diesel engine will go [...]

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November 22, 2009

Project Mer-Chevy back on track! Today was a big day on the Diesel S10 project! I FINALLY had a Sunday to myself! (Way too busy at work lately, and other projects..) So, last night I called up my buddy Rich, and e-mailed a few other folks to see if anyone else could come out for [...]

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