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New fuel lines New fuel lines

I have been having some ongoing fuel supply issues with the Honda. The original fuel lines don’t hold up to ethanol too well, but the newer style fuel lines are a bit too stiff for the extreme angles that my petcock requires (that’s what she said). Also, I made a chemistry mistake and wasn’t able to clean up all the…

Ten years ago Ten years ago

This pup was a sprite three year-old.

The Ultimate Ground Speed Check The Ultimate Ground Speed Check

Caught this bad cat doing 1,842 knots across the ground.

I also saw some cool Toyota things today. I also saw some cool Toyota things today.

Toyota had a whole Supra exhibit set up. Even had a militarized Scottsdale police officer standing in front of a veiled new Supra (thanks Mexico!). There were lots of fancy old Land Cruisers up for auction and all of them were being inspected by pencil necked wanabe outdoorsmen. Pretty surprised there wasn’t an…

I saw cool Jeep and Dodge things today. I saw cool Jeep and Dodge things today.

Hit up the BJ auction for the first time in about five years. My nephew had a great time greeting every single one of the 1,700 “Cars” characters he came upon. Probably the most Powerwagons I’ve ever seen here.

Kitchenlopnik Kitchenlopnik

Finally finished up my butcher block countertop. I really like how it turned out. This was my first time working with wood. Mistakes were made, mistaked were corrected, and much was learned.

I am making a thing. I am making a thing.

Which I fucked up a bit, but have managed to salvage. Amateur tip: go light on the wood glue. I’m in the process of making my own butcher block countertop, which I will actually use as a cutting board. Still needs a lot of sanding, but it’s getting there. I have never worked with wood before, or ever taken a shop…

Wrap your pipes, folks. Wrap your pipes, folks.

Rewrapped my exhaust and coated it with some header paint.

Campy Time 2018 Campy Time 2018

I absolutely hate reading “year in review” articles. However, being the (allegedly) drunk asshole I am, here is mine. Fuck you.

Pupusa* o’Clock Pupusa* o’Clock

Stay safe tonight, Oppos, and may your new years be filled with many pupusas*.

Cold night in the desert. Cold night in the desert.

By Sonoran Desert standards. It’s a pot pie kind of night.

Best Christmas Monologue Best Christmas Monologue

From one of the best Christmas films.

New Tank Art New Tank Art

I started repainting the tank on the Honda a few weeks ago. Finally got everything back together today. I was trying to match the reddish-orange color used on the old school race bikes. It’s a bit too orange, but I like it. I wanted to do something different, so I used a small brush to apply the paint, then cleared…

Svend it. Svend it.

Into my belly.

Suits and coyboy boots Suits and coyboy boots

Picked up a used set of Dan Post burgundy boots for cheaps to wear with my suit for a friend’s wedding. The finish was in a bit of rough shape, but a quick polish cleaned them up nicely. Went well with my navy suit. Supper was brisket, beans and potato salad, so footware/food synergy was in full effect. I shamelessly…

New tank art New tank art

I experimented with some brush on acrylic paints, trying to find a red that was similar to Honda’s old school red. Turned out a bit too orange, but I think it looks rad. Still have to clean it up and clear coat it. 

Joop, kitten rated. Joop, kitten rated.

I’m raising this kitten to be a camping cat. First trip was a success.

Goodnight, Oppo. Goodnight, Oppo.

Did my best to stay the hell away from a mall today. Spent the last two days in my happy place with the coyotes, scorpions and snakes.

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