Some do new year’s resolutions, but for the Gasoline Girls and many car people, the turn of a new year is time to think about goals for what’s in your garage. Here’s the car projects on the top of our list for 2019… … More New Year, New Car Projects
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
APRIL 25, 2012 – By now, the core values of the Gasoline Girls are clear, right? (Thirst for knowledge and the desire to do the job herself… or at least try!) This past January, two new girls came to our meeting, Jennifer and Rochelle, who truly exemplify the foundations of what the Gasoline Girls are about… … More What being a G-Girl is all about!
JANUARY 27, 2012 – Pati takes the prize in our club for most number of super cool projects. She doesn’t have one, or even two… but seven fabulous beasts to care for. You can read the story of how each found a way into her heart on Pati’s Member Page. After much contemplation, Pati has … More Pati’s Truck Project: Custom Dash
OCTOBER 24, 2011 – We’re constantly working on learning new things in the Gasoline Girls – and that includes skills for every level. All of us could use to learn more about tuning engines. To make a start with this, we decided to begin with the basics during our October meeting – changing spark plugs, … More Spark Plugs and Compression Tests – Tuning Session #1
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011 – Lori’s Bad Brake Experience and How to Fix Them… the SLOW way! I came to appreciate something a few Saturdays ago. BRAKES!! We take them for granted, assuming when we press the pedal, we’ll stop. But… OH HELL! When you press the pedal and it goes to the floor?? That’s a … More Yikes! No Brakes!
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 – Remember when the classic car bug bit you? Here’s Callie’s story… At six years old, Callie fell in love. Not with some cute boy down the street. Or with a new doll. She fell in love with a car, a pale yellow ’65 Impala convertible driven by her dad’s friend. “He … More Callie and Lolita
AUGUST 18, 2011 – In case you haven’t noticed, our summer has been packed with social activities: going to car shows, volunteering for the Rosie’s Girls program, making a trophy for Tiki Highway, buffing all of the cars to show quality, but behind the scenes, there’s still a whole lot of work going on under … More Back to School!
AUGUST 1, 2011 – Putting Our New Chicago Pneumatic Polisher to the Test Everyone knows that girls like shiny things and the Gasoline Girls especially like shiny cars! Take Lori’s sparkly bare-metal ’48 Ford for instance! So, when it came time to polish our rides for the Tiki Highway Show in Huntington Beach, CA our … More Buffing day!
JULY 25, 2011 – The Gasoline Girls pair up with the Rosie’s Girls for a day car fun! Give a girl a hammer and dolly, and… well… she’ll bang the heck out of a dent and love every minute of it! We learned this after spending a day with the girls of the Rosie’s Girls … More Rosie’s Girls Summer Camp
May 27, 2011 – The Gasoline Girls: One Year Down the Road, $4.50 a Gallon, and Still Not Outta Gas! This month the Gasoline Girls Car Club commemorates its one year anniversary. With 365 days and countless miles behind us, we look towards the future. But before we discuss our goals on the horizon, we would … More A Year in Review
MARCH 8, 2011– An action-packed Saturday! We have two primary goals with the Gasoline Girls Car Club: one, to empower women to get greasy, and two, to learn as much as we can–not only about our own cars–but about the wonderful, rich automotive history of Southern California. Saturday we got to do both, spending … More Girls in Garage and El Mirage