Aston Martin Solisto Conversion
Sunbeam Tiger Oil Filter Mount
DamBest Carburetor
Excursion Power Steering Project
Mustang Fluidyne Radiator Swap
Mustang T101A Crossmember Modifications
Powerstroke Injector Cup Replacement Project
Bead Form Bead Roller
Sunbeam Tiger Mini Alternator Bracket
Sunbeam Tiger Brake Upgrade

Projects


Click any of the images below for more information on the these DIY Projects! These range from simple to complicated, but hopefully I can help you get your project going with some of the examples below. If you have specific questions please don't hesitate to shoot me an email. You can find my contact information on the CONTACT page. Scroll down the long list for some quick peeks at the pictures of each project or simply click the PROJECT menu above and jump right to them! My To Do list is growing and can be found HERE.

Aston Martin


Adding a replacement for the Aston Martin Becker CD-Changer. The Solisto product can hold close to 1000 songs and can also control an iPod. No moving parts!


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Excursion Injector Cups


This Diesel project was to repair my 2003 Diesel 7.3L Powerstroke Excursion. I had a problem with leaking injector cups in the cylinder head. This leads to Diesel in the cooling system.

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Mustang DamBest Carb



This simple project was to modify my DamBest Racing Carburetor. On the advice of DamBest, I was to drill throttle bleed holes to help with an idle issue.

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Mustang Fluidyne Radiator



The 1965 Mustang gets a LARGER radiator. Out with the Fluidyne Mustang replacement and in with a Camaro Fluidyne Replacement. Some cutting ahead, not for the 'stock of heart' but worth it for increased cooling capacity.

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Mustang Trans Crossmember


The Mustang needs a new gearbox, and that means TexRacing (GForce) T101A. Removing the Tremec TKO required a more stock like mount. If you want to shift like a NASCAR driver get a T101 Transmission.

Click the Picture for more information on the Transmission Crossmember Upgrade

Excursion Power Steering


Have a late model Ford power steering pump? Hate them, well here is a project that will get rid of that moaning plastic pump. It's not an easy one, but it's straightforward.

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RCR GT40 and Mustang


Making some radiator hose couplings out of aluminum tubing. This is an easy job if you have a Bead Form tool.

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Sunbeam Tiger Filter Mount


Building a new Oil Filter mount for the Tiger. This is to replace the odd canister stock unit with a Canton-Mecca racing filter.

Click the Picture for more information on the Tiger Oil Filter Bracket Project

Sunbeam Tiger Alternator



Have a Sunbeam Tiger, don't care too much about originality, want to remove the old generator and replace it with a tiny modern alternator. Here is a project for you. This also can apply to most any Small Block Ford (SBF).

Click the Picture for more information on the Tiger Alternator Bracket Project

Sunbeam Tiger Brakes



This project is to upgrade the brakes on the Sunbeam Tigers NEW (Non-Stock) front suspension. Bigger rotors and more pistons are better...

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DIY Racing Fire Extinguisher Mount

Racing Fire Extinguisher


This is a simple project to make your own strong Roll Bar Fire Extinguisher mount. Make it your way, save money!

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Racing Bullet Camera Mount

Racing Camera Mount



This is a simple project to make your own strong Roll Bar Fire Extinguisher mount. Make it your way, save money!

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Differential Rebuild Stand Project

Differential Rebuild Stand



This project is one that will allow you to build a mount for a 9" (or other) Differentials for rebuilding. This plugs into a standard engine stand to make it easy to work on.

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Mustang T101 Transmission Swap

T101A Transmissoin Swap


This is the rest of the work to install the TexRacing/GForce T101A transmission into my 1965 Mustang  Fastback (aka The Ripper).

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RCR GT40 Fuel Pick Up

RCR GT40 Fuel Pickups



Here is what I did to fabricate fuel pickups for my RCR GT40 Project.

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Mustang Racing Clutch Stop

Mustang Clutch Stop



This is a simple and effective way to keep your Tilton throwout bearing operating correctly.

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Sunbeam Tiger Mirror



The old rotted mirror on the car needed replacing and a rebuilt version of it is very expensive. Solution was a small billet mirror that glues to the windshield

Click the Picture for more information on the Rear View Mirror Upgrade
Sunbeam Tiger Mirror Upgrade
Porshe Door Swap

Porsche Boxster Door Swap



I had this project fall in my lap as the cost to have a shop repair the damaged door and smashed window didn't make sense due to the value of the car.

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Auxiliary Injector Driver

Auxiliary Injector Driver



This was an old project from the EFI332 DIY Fuel Injection group. I may be re-starting this project at some point.

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Ford Door Lock Actuator

Ford Door Door Lock Actuator



This is for all the 2000-2006 Super Duty and Excursion folks that have a bad electric door lock.

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Ford Explorer Radiator Replacement

Ford Explorer Radiator Replacement



Do you have a leaking radiator in your old Ford Explorer? This easy swap is inexpensive and a quick job you can do yourself!

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SAM - Simple Automotive Module

SAM - Simple Automotive Module



I can't remember why I called it SAM, but this Simple Automotive Module sounds like something I would have done so it's that. This is a generic board for driving high current sources and having a variety of I/O connections.

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Esso Man Happy Motoring

Silhouette Cameo Vinyl Cutter


Want to make your own cool stickers and decals? Check out the Silhouette Cameo Vinyl cutter. It's a slick tool for making race car numbers, vintage decals, and all sorts of stuff.

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Air Filter Flow Bench

Air Filter Flow Bench


Want to try some experiments Garage Professor Style, well here is a fun one that we use a shop vac and a cardboard box with a Manometer to see how restrictive some Air Filters are.

Click the Picture for more information on the Poor Man's Air Filter Flow Bench
Ford Expediton Brake Job

Ford Expedition Brake Job


The 2003 Ford Expedition needs new front pads and rotors, this project outlines this DIY project.

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Shelby Export Brace Support

Shelby Export Brace Install


Here is an easy update to your Mustang. Installing an export brace support helps when adding an export brace to stiffen up the chassis cowl.

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Vintage Call Box Redo

Vintage Call Box Makeover


Every garage needs traffic signals, road signs and yes a Road Side Call Box. Here is a low budget version that does the trick.

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Ford Explorer Front Brakes

Ford Explorer Front Brakes


Time for replacing the Front brakes on the 1996 Ford Explorer. This is an easy inexpensive job provided you have a few tools. This should work on Ford Explorer from 1995-2001.

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Ford Expedition Vacuum Leak Repair

Ford Expedition Vacuum Leak


The 2004 Ford Expedition Started idling rough. It had the check engine light turn on and after a quick scan it popped up these DTC codes P2195, P2197, P0171 and P0174. Basically a lean condition.

Click the Picture for more information on the Expedition Vacuum repair fix.
Excursion DVD Player Replacement

Excursion / Super Duty DVD replacement


Have a bad DVD player, Kids jam it up? Well it's easy to swap it out by removing the Entertainment console and very little work.

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DIY Sunbeam Tiger Shackle

Sunbeam Tiger Shackle


Make some heavy duty shackles for your Sunbeam Tiger. This is another simple project to make it 'more better'

Click the Picture on the left for the Tiger Shackle Project
DIY Sunbeam Tiger Leaf Spring Bushing

Sunbeam Tiger Leaf Spring Bushing


Make some new leaf spring bushings to match your new shackles. These are made with Aluminum and Delrin. Easy to make with a few parts.

Click the Picture on the left for the Tiger Bushing Project
Speedway Mod-Lite Rear End Swap

Sunbeam Tiger Dana 44 Swap


This project shows the removal of the Tiger's Dana 44 axle and the Speedway Engineering full floating axle Mod-Lite replacement. Brakes and Shocks discussed as well.

Click the Picture on the left for the Tiger Bushing Project
DIY Leaf Spring Mounting Plates

Sunbeam Tiger Leaf Spring Mounting Bracket


This is a project for creating a new leaf spring mounting plate with shock and sway bar mounting points. It also includes a built in tow hook for easy trailering.

Click the Picture on the left for the Tiger Leaf Mount
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Fuel Cell Mount

Fuel Cell Mounting


Mounting a fuel cell can take some thought. This is how I did an aluminum fuel cell mount for the Sunbeam Tiger

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Hood Support Cylinder Replacement

Hood Support Cylinder


Tired of the hood closing on your head? Well it's a very simple job to replace these cylinders. I did this on a Porsche Boxster, but applies to most any car or truck.

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Sunbeam Tiger and Alpine Dash Pad Renew

Sunbeam Tiger Dash Pad Renew


Trying to renew the lower dash pad on your Sunbeam Tiger or Sunbeam Alpine, here is how I did it. It's a simple project and makes your dash look nice!

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Sunbeam Tiger Dashboard

Sunbeam Tiger Dashboard


This is the rebuilding of my Sunbeam Tiger dashboard. Applies to Sunbeam Alpine as well.

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Speedhut Gauges

Speedhut Gauges


Here are some pictures of the Speedhut gauges and a couple of videos testing. The Speedhut gauges rock!

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Tiger and Alpine Racing Seat Install

Sunbeam Tiger and Alpine Racing Seat Install


Here is my attempt at installing some racing seats into my Sunbeam Tiger. This process should work on other cars such as the Alpine.

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Wilwood Pedal Upgrade

Wilwood Pedal Upgrade


Have a worn set of Wilwood aluminum pedals? They have a new upgraded forged pedal assembly. Here's how I installed it.

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Porsche Mirror Glass Replacement

Porsche Mirror Glass Replacement


Have a fancy Porsche? Has the glue holding your side view mirrors stopped holding the glass on? This is a simple project for you.

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Wireless Horn Button Project

Wireless Horn Button


Another hair brained idea, Wireless Horn Button for cars with a quick release steering wheel.

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Modified Ford Engine Mount

Engine Mount Bolting


Need to make a stronger engine mount for your early Ford Mustang, Cobra, or Sunbeam Tiger? Here is a simple project that shows how to do that.

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DIY Expedition Rear Brake Job

Expedition Rear Brakes


Time to replace the rear brakes on my 2003 Expedition. If you have a 2003-2006 Expedition this rear brake replacement project may be for you.

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DIY Nitrogen Tire Filler

DIY Nitrogen Tire Filler Project


Make your own portable Nitrogen tire filler. This simple project uses a common beer pressure tank and a welding regulator for filling your tires. Great for race track or even emergencies!

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Home Made Gear Marking Compound

DIY Gear Marking Compound


Need some Gear Marking Compound? Make your own, it's easy as long as you have small children...

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DIY LED Garage Light

DIY LED Wireless Shop Light


Upgrading your garage? Here is a simple way to add really bright and efficient LED lighting along with a wireless remote control.

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Expedition Side Mirror Replacement

Expedition Side Mirror Replacement


Busted your mirror badly on your Expedition? Here's how to fix that mess all up!

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DIY Foot Control Project

DIY Foot Switch Control


Need a foot switch to control some piece of equipment? This is a really simple project that I'm using to control a portable band saw. It has many uses in the garage, have at it.

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Sunbean Tiger Electric Fan Upgrade

Sunbeam Tiger Electric Fan


Add an electric fan to your Tigers overstressed cooling system.

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