If your Ford had a Matthew McConaughey, it would be a Lincoln

Well that's not good!

I got about 10 minutes to work on the Roadmaster this morning while the little one was taking her morning nap, and the big one was happily playing in her sandbox. I confirmed that the AC system had no charge in it, and went to work taking the bent condenser out. I got the top fitting loose with no trouble, but had no room to get a wrench on the bottom one. It looks like I can get a wrench on there if I take the battery out. Then the rust monster struck.

As I cranked on the nut to release the battery, the battery tray crumbled.

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There’s not supposed to be any daylight in there.

The battery is still secure, but this puts the final nail in the, “will I rallycross the Roadmaster again” coffin. I’m pretty sure the battery would come flying loose on the first hard “jump.”

Balls.

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