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Meteorologist

Another ‘skill’ that one picks up when one owns a car with no roof. Not a ‘convertible’ – a ‘roadster’. There just is no roof. So when ‘AccuWeather.com’ says that the chance of rain is 40% there’s some mental risk … Continue reading

30. September 2018 by Jens
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Summertime …

… and the living is noisy Finally the white stuff is gone, although plenty of rain of late.  Had the car out a few times, never gets old! Thinking about ‘Plastidip’ping the entire car in black to hide the seam … Continue reading

27. May 2018 by Jens
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‘Tis the Season …

… to not be driving the Cobra.  So thoughts turn to other tasks. I’ve been thinking for a while on the interior and carpeting.  Having decided I really don’t like the factory supplied carpet the search is on and I … Continue reading

22. December 2017 by Jens
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Snap, Crackle, and Pop!

Picked up a vacuum gauge this week and checked the carb this morning. So easy to do – now I’m really ticked off that I paid someone to do this and they apparently did nothing. Getting a constant 20″ Hg … Continue reading

21. October 2017 by Jens
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New Car

Well, that’s pretty much what it felt like when I took her out this morning having adjusted the timing.  I never felt that she was running right – started well, idled well, accelerated OK, but just didn’t have the ‘go’ … Continue reading

14. October 2017 by Jens
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Happy 50th

When I originally bought my Roadster kit it was to be my 40th birthday present to myself.  Now, here I am, 10 years on and just past my 50th birthday.  She’s not painted and far from finished, but road legal … Continue reading

04. October 2017 by Jens
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Cobra sandwich

Another car show, this one as local as local could possibly be – GPS said 4 minutes from home.  No awards but plenty of interest in the car, many people having their picture taken with it.  And no car show … Continue reading

30. September 2017 by Jens
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It said “Classic” Car Show?

A free Saturday, so my son and I took the 30 minute drive to Cortland Manor to a convalescent home that was having a fall festival and classic car show. I wasn’t expecting much – it was mostly an excuse … Continue reading

23. September 2017 by Jens
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“Tunes! They help you breathe more easily”

My British friends will understand the title. Decided that the air filter not only looked nasty but with the available space above I could probably squeeze in a larger filter.  More filter = more air = more power.  🙂  

14. September 2017 by Jens
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I-84 Diner Cruise In

Met up with my friend Dave at the local cruise in.

24. August 2017 by Jens
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