I may have just broken my number one rule in the most spectacular way possible.
You ever have a problem disguised as a bigger problem that’s hiding another problem?
So it’s been a while since I’ve done an update.
Just swap the entire rear end. It’s easier.
So my oldest friend messaged me and told me we are doing the Great Lakes Mistake Rally this year. In the Buick.
Well I’ve got just over a month to go and I’m all set. Everything on the car works perfectly, there hasn’t been a single hitch and we are completely prepared.
I undertook a dangerous endeavor this past weekend. I tightened some nuts, turned some bolts, uttered a quick prayer and then drove my Buick Apollo over a hundred kilometers to my father’s garage.
There. It’s gone. I’m not gonna lie it actually hurt a bit to watch her roll on out of my driveway.
It’s gone. My black beauty of a 2013 Camaro LS is gone. My driveway is no longer darkened by her massive haunches and domineering presence.
There comes a time in every gearhead's life that involves a split crisis.
I have my 1975 Buick Apollo that has been swapped from a 260 Olds v8 to a wonderful Pontiac 400 that then destroyed a th350 and is awaiting parts to finish a 4spd swap.
And then I have the problem child 1988 Pontiac Firebird that has a 305 TPI on…