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Andrew C. Wallace
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The one, the only, the nearly useful Andrew C. Wallace
The one, the only, the nearly useful Andrew C. Wallace

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Plans for the Car Show Season I feel like the last month has gone by in a heartbeat (hoof beat?).  So much has happened.  Most people follow my blog through Facebook, and I’ve posted a few photos there over the past few weeks, so you all probably know I…
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Hey Reality, why’d you have to slap me in the face? I woke up early this morning with an intense sense of dread.  I felt the same kind of impending uneasiness I used to feel when I had an exam in college for which I felt unprepared.  Why?  Because I woke…
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Have I made much progress lately? No. There isn’t much to be made at this point, to be honest. I’m down to the small detail stuff, final fitting, fiddling, and farting around.  The back window is installed. The initial water test went off without a hitch…
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Re-sealing/re-installing the rear window After attempting in vain to seal the rear window on three separate occasions, I finally threw in the town over the weekend and decided I’d have to pull the glass out and start over.  Ugh!  Knowing full well what a…
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Finding and Fixing a Suspected Vacuum Leak One of the niggling problems I’d been having was a loud whistle from the engine compartment.  The noise drove me nuts because, it being high-pitched and all, it was impossible to find it.  It sounded like it was…
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Random bits of progress I haven’t posted to the blog in over a month, and given the tone of my last entry, you could be forgiven for suspecting I hadn’t been making much progress.  And in a way, you’d be right.  I’ve been working on the car consistently…
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I’ve made mistakes…and then some I’m sure there’s some way to call a mistake something else, like “a lesson in disguise,” but I’m just gonna go right out there and say I’ve made a lot of mistakes.  I’ve learned a lot.  But the fact that I know what I’d do…
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Going for a First Drive Saturday was a cluster-f$%&.  Plain and simple.  We chased problems all day, as I’ve mentioned, and even at the end of the night when I’d finally broken-in the motor, I couldn’t drive it.  That sucked.  It was a big let-down.  I…
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It’s Alive! Disgustang runs well! Well, that’s a thing that happened.  Today, after several fits and starts, after playing whack-a-mole with random crap, I finally started the motor for the first time on my 1966 Mustang.  The Disgustang runs…really…really…
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ACC Carpet: Molded carpet sets for Mustangs Auto Custom Carpets (ACC) manufactures carpet sets for all Mustang models, from the 1st generation to present-day.  They make their kits in the USA, in factory-correct colors, with OEM details, in the correct…
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