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
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
AUGUST 25, 2012 – Pati had a long list of things to do on her ’51 Chevy Pickup this summer. She might not be too far down that list…but she’s decided to take her time, try new things, and make this truck amazing! In her process of customizing a Chrysler dash to fit in her Chevy … More Pati’s Truck Project: Stepping “Custom” Up A Notch
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!
MARCH 18, 2012 – For years, the notion that women are likely to be ripped off in shops has been rampant. But really, it’s not just women, but rather, the unknowing in general who are at risk. At one time or another, we’ve all had issues with a repair shop. It’s why each Gasoline Girl … More When Bad Work Happens….