my first video…

so I put together a little video blog entry on the dash/gauge cluster I modified for the Javelin.  I’m planning to do a few track days this year and bought a GoPro HD camera to do some in-car video with.  I also got a new point and shoot camera that does HD video so I… Continue Reading my first video…

Nose job…

I’ve decided to do a bit of cosmetic work on the nose.   When the car was painted yellow years ago, EVERYTHING was painted yellow.  That includes everything on the front side of the radiator support.  I’ve since learned that even if you want your engine compartment to be body color you should paint the… Continue Reading Nose job…

heater delete…

it wasn’t part of my original plan but I’ve decided to delete the heater for now…  the heater hasn’t been working for at least 10 years so I guess I can continue living without it.  ultimately I’d rather have a new vintage air heater/ac setup…  we’ll see.  anyway, here are a few pics of the… Continue Reading heater delete…

happy 4th! mostly brakes today

well, while you were all eating hot dogs and hamburgers I was busting butt trying to get the Javelin that much closer to being done. I bought a wilwood brake proportioning valve about a year ago and am just now getting around to installing it. installing the valve was easy. I just used a longer… Continue Reading happy 4th! mostly brakes today

molex connectors

picked up some molex connectors at my local electronics store. haven’t used them before but they looked like they’d be perfect for the main dash connector. I used a 12 connector for all the gauges and indicator lights. the headlight switch and wiper switch has they’re own separate connectors. the molex connect was really easy… Continue Reading molex connectors