I remember back when I was 15 years old. I was riding my bike and saw an old car behind a body shop. I asked the owner of the shop what he was going to do with that old car. He told me that if I could figure a way to get it home; it was mine! A few hours, buddies and a tow chain later, I was the proud owner of a 1975 Trans Am! The car had a 400 engine that had a bad electrical fire so it was useless, the tranny was bad also. I remember finding a big 455 in a junk yard with a Turbo 400 behind it that I transplanted into the car.
Money is pretty tight when you are 15 and I made $97 a week working part time as a stock boy so needless to say this was a slow going project. Piece by piece I put the car back together until all I needed was a custom length drive shaft. In short, I never got the drive shaft made and the car just sat there until my dad got rid of it. Continue reading “Spiritual Gifts and a Drive Shaft!”