Monthly Archives: August 2010
Still recovering… The car is back in the shop getting a new cam and other minor bugs worked out (oil leaks etc.) — I’m hoping to test her thoroughly before the end of summer; either at Buttonwillow or Thunderhill raceway. … Continue reading
Quick update. Here is the schedule for the SpeedTV coverage of the event and my interview. The Speed show will be aired on (EST): Fri., Sep. 17 at 8:00 p.m. Sat., Sep. 18 at 1:00 a.m. Fri., Sep. 24 at … Continue reading
Well today was an amazing day. SpeedTV interviewed me for a featured spot about the car during their coverage of the event (should air in a week or two, I will update the site as soon as I have more … Continue reading
Here are some photos from today — there were tons of people and lots of interest in the car. I also got interviewed by Classic Cars Magazine a UK Print and online magazine today, super excited about that…. On track … Continue reading
Hi guys, drove the car today and had a little bit of an issue with the cam, looks like driver error (mine) on breaking the cam in I let it idle too low (1000rpm) on pregrid before we went out … Continue reading
Made it to the track OK— sorry no photos yet at the track (been working on 30mins of sleep here ) more tomorrow I promise and a video or two if I can show my Dad how to use my … Continue reading
Whew! Its 5:21am and the crew and myself have been up more then 24hrs finishing the car, but we are DONE! — Its been an amazing journey — so many folks to thank! I’ll have to do that in a … Continue reading
Paul Aleman painted this incredible image, inspired by this restoration project. Thank you Paul! This is amazing work
Today we lowered the car off the jackstands for the first time in nearly a month. Man she looks good! – Things to do still: 1) fuel system 2) grill/misc. trim installation 3) finish brakes 4) run her around the … Continue reading
The doors are on, cage is back in the car — if all goes well we should have a ready car by Sunday!
The day you’ve all be waiting for — today we started the Chevy Big Block 427 and Roy Mayne’s 1965 Impala came to life for the first time in over 40+ years!