Curbside Classic just reprinted a really good article on the 1967 Chrysler Newport, which was the base model full-size sedan in their lineup, and also the best-selling model they offered for seven years. The Newport is the platform they built the 300 cars on, their halo high-performance models—my father-in-law’s convertible being one of that group.
Episode 17 of Project Binky is live: Stuffing the running gear of a Celica GTS AWD into an Austin Mini. Fabrication porn at its finest. (previously).
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Apparently Ambien has made Roseanne Barr a racist. As if she wasn’t already batshit crazy. Serves her right, but I feel terrible for the rest of the cast and crew of her show, who are all now out of a job.
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I found an old Plomb ratchet in the new (used) toolbox this weekend, and upon inspection realized it was missing the drive selector. I did some research to find if there was anyone offering a rebuild kit. Apparently, there is! For $9 on Amazon I’ve got a repair kit coming along with a bunch of camping gear.