|Subaru and oil tank, September 2000 adventure.||Early May 2007 --projects like cat water dish that won't spill--used drawers installed in work bench--etc.||Mid May 2007 ---projects like striping old Wheelhorse for parts.||Late May 2007 --projects like welder cart--exhaust for GMC--rebuilding Wheelhorse transmission.|
|Saturday Projects 4-28-07 --things like gas line for GMC--weld door hinges--and make a junk yard run for parts and other "treasures."||Frame 6/2/07 ---GMC gets bed carrier frame adapted to fit it.||Generator 6/2/07---generator gets a dolly built to go under it.||Wheelhorse Tranny summer 2007---Finish rebuilding Wheelhorse tranny---Wheelhorse starts to go together.|
|Wheelhorse Rides again summer 2007---Wheelhorse back together and working GREAT!!||Toyota "Enginectomy" Fall 2007---Pull Toyota engine for use in Cletrac bulldozer next summer.||Hour Meter, January 2008--installed to monitor furnace oil usage.||GMC Part-1 Repairs Nov 07--Prepare for bed removal.|
|GMC Part-2 Repairs Nov 07--Remove bed--install gaslines--rustproof frame..||GMC Part-3 Repairs Nov 07--reassemble truck after painting frame..||June 28th Weekend 2008---working on trailer property--painting--electrical---and bush trimming.||July 4th Weekend 2008---working on trailer property---new shed roof and started well pit..|
|July 12th Weekend 2008--Finish most of the water meter pit--do some light plumbing--etc.....||July 19th Weekend 2008--More at the trailer, wiring, plumbing, painting---and final cosmetics on the water meter pit. Grubby is gaining---slowly but surely.||Sept.2008 Funny Face's Window Box---"Yipeeee" says Funny Face. "My window box is finally completed;-)"||Cookie Project Oct 2008---this was an unexpected project that Grubby could just not refuse to do. It was just TOO important.|
|March 15th 2009--Rear brake replacement on 98 Lumina with construction of special tool for the job.||March-Engine For Dozer.--small Cletrac Dozer gets hauled into the garage and made ready for a new engine conversion.||June-09 dozer engine installed--finally the Toyota engine in the Oliver dozer is done enough so that it drives.||August-09 Dozer Finally "Dozes"--finally the dozer gets full hydraulics mounted and can now start pushing dirt!! Hoooray!!|
|Dozer gets wired...Pics are blurry as camera focus doesn't always work lately. Here are pics anyway.||Wheelhorse broken AGAIN!..Axle snapped in half and transmission had to be removed to get at it.||Why I HATE WINTER..01-03-10--seems everything breaks down once the snow arrives..||Tie-downs for GMC truck...fabricating a new way to attach them.|
|Repair heater control...sounds easy eh?? Hahahahahahaha;-))||1995 Ford shackle repair_05-03-2010--good ol' Maine salted roads rusts everything!!||Gas tank for 97 GMC 05-03-10...got a bit more involved as I rustproofed the frame too.||Destroying hard drives--making sure they are "DESTROYED"!!|
|May 15th 2010-transmission pan gasket...a simple pan gasket replacement turned complicated.||1995 Ford universal repair_05-18-2010--a driveshaft universal replacement done by hand----without a press.||95 Ford transfer case gasket 2010_05-18...a lot of work to replace $1.09 gasket between the transmission and transfer case.||Checking for exhaust leaks May 21st 2010--pressurized the exhaust system--off of the car---to check for any leaks after welding|
|2001 Impala ball joint replacement June 2nd 2010...This was a lot more involved than I thought it would be due to stubborn rivets.||2001 Impala coil spring June 7th 2010--had to remove the rear strut to replace a broken coil spring on it.||Simple and quick ramps---Grubby likes solid wood for a car to rest on so built this simple and quick ramps.||Replacing 97 GMC fuel pump---Grubby opted to take the bed off to get at the fuel pump.|
|2003 Impala window switch rebuild...if someone builds it, Grubby can usually figure a way to take it apart and fix it.||Grubby's Desk Gets A Drawer--Grubby is finally tired of not seeing the top of his desk so builds a cheap drawer to put the clutter in..||Drawers for electronic parts...Grubby builds some nice drawers to hold parts for his electronics projects.||Grubby buys a South Bend lathe--bringing home a winter's project for late 2010.|
|Cleaning rusty rims...Grubby gets truck tires ready for winter and dresses up rusty rims.||Repairing old Montgomery Ward drill press...repairing a burn circuit board on this old drill press.||Roll up for garage door...adding a roll-up feature to this portable garage door.||THIRD TIME!!-Wheelhorse transaxle repair 6/16/11--this time it's a bad wheel bearing and seal.....|
|New Roof June 2011--Grubby decides between metal and shingles for a new roof on his home.....||Staining and Painting July 2011...Grubby decides to stain and paint his house.||New Breaker Panel...replacing old Sears 24 breaker panel with new Siemens 40.||Impala P0455 Code--Grubby replaces a faulty canister purge valve causing a check engine light.|
|2002 GMC Emergency Band--Grubby replaces the emergency brake band on his GMC.||Oct 25,2012...Grubby builds a hand pump for his well..|| Oct 26,2012
2005 Impala--Replace water pump and two cracked tubes.
|Nov 11, 2012 --Grubby installs a shallow well pump for his non-functioning deep well.|
| Nov. 14, 2012
Grubby troubleshoots a headlight wire problem.
| Nov. 30, 2012
Grubby bulds a window chamber to the cat cage, to keep the cold out.
|Jan-2013 Sandblaster... building a stand for it....and a couple of other minor projects too.||End of Jan. 2013 Projects--Grubby wires in an expansion of outlets and adds a transfer pump to heating oil tank.|
| August 23rd 2013
Funny Face gets a cage addition.
| June 2014--Man-Lift Repair
Grubby gets waaaay more involved repairing his man-lift than he had planned....
|2014_07-17_DIY-Truck-refrigerator... building a refrigerator to run off of an inverter.||2014_08-06 Solenoid isolator--Grubby wires in a battery isolater for a second battery in his truck.|
|August 2014 add truck monitor.....Grubby adds monitor to truck for off road GPS tracking.|