Saturday, August 11, 2012

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Monday, August 6, 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Jeep ignition tune-up

Changing out ignition wires, distributor cap, rotor, and serpentine belt.

Installation is just the reverse of removal. Then on to the serpentine belt:

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Headlight restoration

Headlights can get cloudy and dull over time, especially if parked outside a lot. I tried out a restoration kit by 3M that has got a lot of good reviews. It's an attachment for a power drill that includes different grades of sandpaper and buffing pads. It helps speed up the process of sanding away the top cloudy layer and buffing the plastic back to its original transparency. It took me about an hour to do both sides.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012


I picked up a Nintendo Wii from a mom whose son stuck a piece of foam into the dvd slot. The 6-year-old found a foam foot from a drink coaster, and asked his mom what he should do with it. She replied, "Put it in your game." Oops. I guess you have to be more specific around 6-year-olds.