Monthly Archives: March 2015

Detour: Getting close

After spending about five hours today on the truck I’ve got it licked. The headlight is now where it ought to be, the panel gaps are good. Now it’s down to final trim and paint. I got here over the … Continue reading

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Detour: surprising test-fit progress

Another three and a half hours and I’ve hung all the new parts on the truck. Amazingly, the driver’s side headlight was easier to fit than the passenger side. I only had to elongate one hole. Here’s the condenser installed. … Continue reading

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Detour, continued

Got a big load of parts on the front stoop Thursday. Turned out to be the new radiator, condenser, windshield washer bottle, headlights and hood. I unboxed them and they all look good. Still awaiting the fender and the bumper … Continue reading

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Another detour: the truck is wrecked

So this happened: On the way to work on February 10 I rear-ended a lady in a Honda. She was stopped at a light as I was coming up behind her. When things got started I was still about 400 … Continue reading

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