A new spray paint

An aside… I don’t like spray paint.

That said, this stuff by Behr is pretty good. Nice coverage, good nozzle. 

I give it an ‘A’

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Brewery: Rivers Edge

There is a great local brewery near us called “River’s Edge”. This is image from Sunday when we stopped in, had a pint and a ‘meat and cheese’ platter. 


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1985 Mustang Convertible Front Suspension: Part 2

Quite a bit of progress on the Mustang yesterday.

The accident that the car was in bent the A-Arm, broke the strut inside and bent the sway bar link (all driver side). Used a death wheel to cut the link in half. Once that was done the rest was pretty easy.

I’ll need to take a look at the other strut when I remove it to make sure how the top of the strut is correctly assembled.

I also removed the sway bar to replace the bushings.

All in all it’s going well.

Not looking forward to putting the springs on but I do have the Maximum Motorsports spring tool and that should help.

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Foxbody driver side front suspension, new A-Arm and strut ‘installed’

1985 Ford Mustang Front Suspension: Part 1

Here’s a pic showing the front suspension of the Mustang. I’m in the process of changing the A-arm, the tie rods and the strut. Can you see what’s (horribly) wrong?

Pretty easy so far but then again, this car was stored inside and has 35k miles. 

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Driver side front suspension, 1985 Ford Mustang Convertible

Goodbye Gordon Lightfoot

“Does anyone know where the love of God goes, when the waves turn the minutes to hours?” – Gordon Lightfoot, ‘The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald’

A song from my youth. Thanks and goodbye Mr. Lightfoot….