Category Archives: The Build
We managed to squeeze all the smelly parts into our pristine family car. Thanks to Brian Holms for helping us source the very rare bits we needed.
Forward motion was achieved for the first time without the assistance of a 4 year old or other living creature. She’s still pretty rough but the 20 year old swamp rat is on the move. Burnout Video PunisherGP The shakedown … Continue reading
The wait is finally over. Clutch and tranny came out tonight. The Unveiling PunisherGP Bad news: The clutch is indeed as fried like a very very thin pancake and the throw out bearing and clutch pivot bearings show evidence of … Continue reading
Slow but steady progress toward getting the transaxle dropped so we can get a look at the dubious clutch situation. Draining the gearbox revealed a milky substance. Luckily no metal shards or bits of mouse bones. Gearbox drain – PunisherGP
Prepped seat height and location tonight to do the roll cage measurements. All dimensions are in and going to S&W tomorrow. Video getting lower The A/C compressor was removed and serpentine bypassed. Another 30 lbs lost. I was duly impressed … Continue reading
Kaz and the Llanos the bros were at it tonight. The dash, sunroof & glass are out. Its looking and feeling more and more like a can of coke by the day. From Today’s progress – PunisherGP
After a weeks worth of trepidation the Punisher has been brought to life, . It blew some chunks but ultimately seemed to run well. Clutch work and brake work lay ahead. Video From PunisherGP Album
A short clip on today’s progress.
This is the book, where we catalog everything we do to document how we honestly kept under the $500. Apparently if they think you’re cheating they crush your car. Also, the organization reserves the right to buy the winners car … Continue reading
It was a bit dark by this time but we got the Mi16 to turn over with our keyless ignition system.