Bye bye Portland! Chief Pete is back on the road! And he’s running better than ever. We’re hoping to see a bear tonight in these woods. Grrrr.
When I got my water-cooled 1.9L Vanagon last fall, the prior owner (PO) said repeatedly, ominously, “These vans take a lot of work,” and “I don’t know how long this van will run, could be days, could be years.” As I drove it down to Mexico and back this Spring, I suffered so much anxiety… continue reading
Recently I was floored by a comment from a Twitter follower: You are lucky you get to do all the crazy stuff. Some of us just have to work to pay the bills… It didn’t seem fair. I also have a job and bills to pay. Maybe I’m just better at making it look like… continue reading
New tires and a proper alignment for my van: priceless. It really cruises now, steers easily, tracks, no rolling resistance, and moves loads safely. I got the Hankook RA08 light duty truck tires to replace the brand new passenger car tires that had gotten completely chewed in under 1000 miles due to a very bad… continue reading