Monthly Archives: May 2011
Finding Peugeot parts in the US is like finding a good café au lait in East Fishkill, NY. Brian Holm over at PeugeotHolm has been ever so helpful already to help us understand the French predicament we are in. We … Continue reading
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
You can view the unedited team album if you got some time on your hands.
A big thank you to Justin for letting us violate your space. It truly is an act of self-sacrifice to bear the ensemble of rodent stench in your workspace. Undressing
For posterity this is the original ad on craigslist for our $200 89′ Peugeot 405 Mi16. This car was picked up sight unseen and literally pulled out of a river. ‘Many new parts’ is a subjective term.
It was a bit dark by this time but we got the Mi16 to turn over with our keyless ignition system.
The first of many WDWBAF (“Why Didn’t We Buy A Ford”) moments: we can’t start ‘er up without a $15 Peugeot ignition coil. Well the part is $15, but the shipping from Europe is $35. Ouch! We can’t spend 20% … Continue reading
We rollover in the face of conflict, frequently need rescuing, are underpowered, unreliable, and un-hygienic but boy can we cook. We aim not to go the distance but rather to go down in a blaze of glory. Eat, drink, be … Continue reading