So I apologize on having to “backlog” these updates. It was a hectic summer with the loss of my father-in-law suddenly followed by kidney stones for me.. fun huh? That’s enough to take the wind out of any sail. Enough about the excuses, back to the car… I left off with the repairs on the driver’s front fender. The repairs turned out fairly ok. My focus on this entire project was to repair old body work and move on as …

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May 04 2012 Bill 1976 Mazda RX3 Comments Off on What $1,000 Buys You

BUDGET SPENT SO FAR: $1,000 In the first post, I introduced you to the project car but probably left a good bit of detail out. The purpose of the GRM challenge is to build a competitive car for under $2,012 and starting with a fully built SCCA ITA car may seem to be a bit optimistic at that price range, but give me a few minutes and you’ll see why the car was so cheap. Before I get down to …

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