Chicks Working on Cars – What I Learned This Weekend
I love cars. I love DRIVING cars. Automatic transmissions bore the hell out of me as a driver. WORKING ON cars is another matter.
Working on cars has never held any allure. There is no satisfaction in getting filthy and frustrated in a garage reading car manuals and diagrams.
This weekend, however, was different.
With the gloomy, rainy weather and several "projects" that had been ordered for our "project car" my perspective changed.
I certainly wasn't the captain of this fix-it ship but I DID embody a pretty good assistant. (Especially because I'm great at picking up the mess as we went along AND my fingers are smaller than the head mechanic).
What did "we" get done?
- Installed new automatic hood struts
- Installed new air filters
- Installed new battery and tie-down
It may not be the beginning of a new career, but at least I know it's not the 7th Circle of Hell on a rainy Saturday...
The moral of the story: If you want to drive the car, you have to work on the car....or at least give it your best shot.
....and the finished new air filters....