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Shoebox Ford

My afternoon is going to consist of figuring out what it’s going to take to give this thing a more modern smallblock V8 (can go Chevy, but would prefer to stick with Ford), an automatic (currently 3sp column shift with Borg electric overdrive), 6V to 12V conversion, power steering and brakes, while attempting to…

6 hours of dealing with the IRS and insurance companies; or how a dead, bloated deer with a balloon became the high point of my day.

I’ve spent the better part of three weeks fighting with an insurance company over a sub $1000 collision claim. This is, for all intents and purposes, a paltry sum to an insurance carrier, given the average claim checks in somewhere around $2600. The terrible thing is, they’ve cut all their own staff estimators (who…

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