Sunday, May 22, 2011

Working on the car!


Working on my pony. I decided to stop ruining clothes every time I worked on it by buying the least flattering coveralls in the world. Well, what can you do, it's hard to look glamorous when you're up to your elbows in a greasy old engine! I do appreciate them when I have to crawl under the car though!


Today I got most of the hoses removed, along with the alternator. I got the fan shroud removed, but a hardline from the tranny to the radiator is holding up removing the actual radiator. I'm also still contemplating how to remove the power steering pump. I have the shop manuals for my car, but all the info on power steering says 'all except mustang' - that's helpful!

If I can get the PS pump and the AC lines out of the way, I'll be very close to being able to pull the engine. I'm thinking of pulling the engine separate from the tranny, leaving the tranny in place. My top secret goal would be to get the engine rebuilt and put it all back together enough to run and drive to the Mustang show at the end of July. Extremely unlikely, at my pace I won't even have gotten the engine out by then, but a girl can dream!

2 comments:

Laughing Orca Ranch said...

All I can say is .....WOW! You go girl!
I am impressed!

~Lisa

heather said...

Rooting for on to get it done in time for the show in July ; have fun !!