When you’re dealing with a Chrysler New Yorker, painting is no easy feat but pro Pati never broke a sweat when undertaking to prep, paint, and metal flake this enormous car all in a day! With helping hands from the rest of the Gasoline Girls, along with some El Camino College students and even our new New York pal Hot Rodeo … More Pati’s Big Metal Flake Project
The Rhythm Collision weekend was a perfect excuse for us gals to rally down to Riverside where our buddies, the Throttle Kings, were sponsoring a car show component to the rockabilly music festival. While almost all of our cars are in the garage in one form or another at the present moment, we decided to just … More Girls Hangout at Rhythm Collision
I (Pati) found this amp gauge (ammeter) at a swap meet recently for one dollar! My plan was to research what vehicle it goes to, then sell it on eBay and make a few bucks. We’ll get to the profit part in a minute, but first for those of you needing to learn about electricity – … More Testing an Ammeter
Pati’s ’51 Chevy Pickup Custom Dash & Interior – Part III When we left off in Part 2, my custom dash was ready for paint and clear, but before I did that I wanted to make some wood window trim and door panels to match. The truck originally had metal frames around the inside of … More Pati’s Truck Project: Continuation on a Theme
Just in time for the All Girl’s Car Show put on by Pati for El Camino College and her Girls in the Garage program, Jessie and some of the gals got together to continue work on spiffying up her 1962 Ford Falcon “Red.” Just getting past some hurtles with a broken control arm, Jessie was … More Learning to Paint While Making “Red” Red
Not ONE but TWO Gasoline Girls are expecting additions to their families! We were able to join in celebrating along with them recently – and while enjoying the festivities and admiring their motherhood….I realized that child-bearing often puts a stop to women and wrenching (or women owning cool cars for that matter). Not being a … More Hot Rod Mommas
Although carburetors may be viewed as a relic of the past, our classic cars all run on ’em. They can be an intimidating part of the car to fiddle with – with some small parts and fine adjustments going into making them run correctly. Since many of us needed to learn how to rebuild, as … More Crazy for Carburetors!