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Finally, It Launched!

After being scrubbed yesterday, the ULA Atlas V launched right on time tonight. The sky was clear and cloudless, so I shot in portrait to get some star trails at the top of the frame. Every other launch I watched from here has curved off to the north (left), this one went south and right out of frame. This is a 178…

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New! 

Had another ground to put in on the kit by the throttle body which required removing the intercooler so why not change out the pitch stop while I’m in there. Already have the transmission mount that will be going in... Tomorrow? I also got motor mounts to beef things up because, oh why not. Not sure when I will get to…

Gotta love it!

So tonight at dinner, I mention to my wife that I’ve budgeted about $2500 (fudged a bit to say $3k) in project costs towards the Cougar. Then I mention that it seems silly to spend that on a car when we have other monthly obligations (think car payments). So just as I’m talking myself out of dropping coin on the car,…