Travel Blogs from Barstow
... V-8 Pressure plate
Entire rotating assembly balanced individually and assembled
.125" oversize pistons
1.7" intake valves and 1.5" exhaust (Solid guides)
.330 Stipe Cam
5.9 Brumfield Head
"B" intake manifold
Zenith Model A carb
FSI Electronic ignition
Drivetrain: Standard A transmission with Mitchell 26% overdrive, standard rear ratio
... descending out of the sierras into an unending golden sea of what appeared to be untamed grasses. Pause the vid (vid coming) if you like and let me know if that's actually a crop, land lying fallow, or just unproductive for some reason. Whatever its reason, I felt like I'd descended into the Dothraki Sea of the George RR Martin novels. Ended up at the Route 66 Motel, an old spot full of collected bits from the early days of ...
... these people left, Jose's wife would discuss things with me. Jessica came in and they talked about snow and heat, etc. Soon Jose came back in and explained that he did not fix it, but that it was working. There is something wrong with the wiring behind the controls. He told mebwhat to hit if it stopped again. Irritating. I lost 2 hours and $80 to have a guy hit the blower on and not fix anything. He could fix it, but it would take a ling time and a few more bucks. It ...
... we need to go.
I'm not sure we have actually entered fully fledged desert yet but its hot and arid enough and not for the first time I'm amazed how people are determined to eak out an existence in such inhospitable conditions.In the middle of nowhere you come across a little homestead or shack,sometimes a few gathered together.
The Mexican thing? We've landed in a Quality Inn motel - pure chance as its one of a dozen in a line in the town - and the dining ...
... pick up the bottom road in. Well, that was interesting as we were about one of 6 vehicles (both ways) on a 40 mile stretch of road. Lots of chipmunks, squirrels and chickarees though. At last, we arrived and as we walked through the path of 100 sequoias, we decided it was worth every bit of the road in and out. Beautiful, amazing trees! There is no way to photograph them but we tried. ...