Being Present with Whimsy

Being Present with Whimsy

Saturday, Whimsy received a full pro-cleaning, top to bottom and inside and out. The work I put into this car makes me chuckle sometimes. From a dealer perspective, this car is worth almost nothing. Black book value of Whimsy: $2000 Canadian. Not kidding, this is...
The Last Structural Changes… for now?

The Last Structural Changes… for now?

At long last we’ve removed the final hint of rust. Can you spot the latest change? I’m quite delighted to get this element finished! The wipers are brand new! This is pretty normal for older cars. I had debated just painting them, but given the amount of...
Whimsy gets naked…

Whimsy gets naked…

Good thing this car isn’t remotely bashful, with many parts removed it is a somewhat revealing experience. As with all older items (houses especially), one never knows what kind of surprises are found when you start peering behind a wall Fortunately, so far so...
Rust

Rust

Rust drives me nuts. Replacing a part is fine, replacing a part because it rusted out and fell off, frustrating. Why don’t we make cars that last for 30 years as a standard feature? This may be an unexpected question perhaps, and it’s a bit strange of me to ask given...