Category Archives: Fixing Stuff

Fixing Stuff

MAME machine monitor replacement

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The very heavy and expensive CRT that I installed in the Mame cabinet died, and since there was an unused LCD available, it was replaced with that LCD. The weight savings and safety considerations were worth it. The bezel had … Continue reading

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1990 Ford Taurus SHO rescue

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I bought my first SHO in the early 90s, having never seen one before. I was tasked with buying a suitable generic 4 door sedan that day. When the salesman popped the hood of a 1991 SHO Plus, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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1995 Toyota Avalon rescue

I got this little Toyota at the insurance total auction. We buy cars there for parts and as fixer-uppers, and I decided to get this for a winter beater instead of driving my new Mustang in the snow all winter. … Continue reading

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Toyota Avalon and Camry 1MZ plug and valve cover job

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Even though I swore at a young age never to be seen in, much less own a generic import sedan, here we are. I bought this 95 Avalon at auction with the nose totaled. While it was meant to be … Continue reading

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