Monthly Archives: May 2011

The French Connection

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

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The Punisher is stripped

A short clip on today’s progress.

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The book

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

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PunisherGP album

You can view the unedited team album if you got some time on your hands.

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A shout out to Justin

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  

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Pit bike and our first sponsor: Shell, I mean smell

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The original Mi16 Craigslist ad

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.

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She turns over

It was a bit dark by this time but we got the Mi16 to turn over with our keyless ignition system.

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1st WDWBAF Moment: Can’t source $15 part…

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

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The Punishers: Legend of the French overhead cam-bakers

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

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