Monthly Archives: May 2005

Oxygen sensors and moon dust.

This weekend we spent two solid days at the shop. The exhaust manifold has been wrapped down to the catalytic converter with heat wrap. I’ve shielded some of the heat venting directly into the underside of the intake stream. Hopefully … Continue reading

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Project Rally Neon turns three!

I actually thought a lot more then 3 years had passed since I picked up the Dodge Neon for $1400. I found and posted some of the first pictures of her and the head gasket we fixed on May 10th, … Continue reading

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Garage settling

We dropped the Neon off at the garage this weekend and took a lot of hardware and tools back up there to work on the car over the next month. We got started quickly by checking off a few of … Continue reading

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Parts order

I just made a rather large parts order. You can follow along by seeing what I plucked off the list. One of the things I’m most excited about is the Brantz rally computer (tripmeter). We’ve heard nothing but good things … Continue reading

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Rim of the World

The full report: We headed up to Lancaster on Friday afternoon. Traffic was light and we made good time. It’s only about 1.5 hours with a good average speed from Irvine. We made the decision to take the Chevy, as … Continue reading

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The list, la liste, la lista, die Liste.

Here is (most of) what’s left. I don’t expect this to be whipped together in a month. Even if daytime jobs and money were no object. It’s going to take some quality time at the garage. I’m watching the rallycross … Continue reading

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Dusty Jean

Our weekend in Vegas turned out pretty good. It’s not often you get to chill out in a hot tub after a rallycross. It was certainly a dusty event, that only a handful of ‘hardcore’ people showed up for. I … Continue reading

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