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….
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
JANUARY 23, 2012 – Always being a proponent for not out casting certain cars because they’re not in our scene (Gasoline Girls don’t have any year/make/style distinctions in our membership bylaws,) it was encouraging to find an article expressing “we’re all in love with one thing” on a site that is a bit outside of our niche. … More A Common Spark
JANUARY 15, 2012 – First of all, Happy 2012!! With the New Year, comes a slight modification to the Gasoline Girls name. Only a little one! Wanna know what it is?? Well, be patient… and let the story unfold. You see… it’s not just CARS the Gasoline Girls love, it’s also MOTORCYCLES.
NOVEMBER 15, 2011 – This past weekend at the monthly Girls in the Garage event that Pati hosts, we all got a chance to learn a little more about weatherstripping. It just so happened that Lori needed to change out her windshield. After putting this job off due to an attachment to the history of her front … More It’s Just Glass, Right?
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