Hello fellow gearheads. I pray this finds you all enjoying wrenching, racing, and finding more ways to make money to wrench and race. I know I’m preaching to the choir, but I just hate that I can’t leave my car alone.
I mean, I get it performing perfectly and looking like a show queen but still find ways to completely stress out and rip her apart. When I parked it in the garage and put the cover on this past fall, she was in 100% perfect condition, but by the first snowfall I had a list of upgrades that my new Covid-induced budget could not afford. Believe it or not, that cold hard realization of having no money to make the upgrades actually made me stop dreaming. I made peace with leaving the car alone for all of another week or so. Knowing that I was pursuing more 1/8-mile no-prep situations than ¼-mile track races left me with an unsettling urge to maximize the potential of my car for little money. I have plenty of horsepower to get the results I need, but do not have the miles per hour I want.
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