Vega Resurrection

It’s Baaaack!

It’s true. After 3 ½ years, my beloved Vega is officially BACK on the race track! Legislation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic loosened enough here in the state of Illinois for

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How Sweet the Sound!

We’re getting down to the short rows!  To recap, to get from here… To here… Well, we’ve made a lot of progress! Tear Down & Clean up… Check! Fiberglass &

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The Powerplant!

We’re down to the short rows!  After 3 full seasons on the sidelines, the plan is to (re)debut the Vega at the 10G at BG event at Beech Bend Raceway

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Drive Train (Part 1)

Ok, I teased recently that I would detail the fresh 383 cid powerplant that will motivate the Vega in this edition of the blog.  In short, I lied. But it’s

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Stringing Some (more) Wire

With racing season over, we’re hard at work on the Vega Resurrection, and we’ve made some significant progress since the last update to this blog.  A few photos and notes:

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Starting to String Some Wire

We’ve reached the point in the Vega Resurrection that it’s all on Chris and me.  The chassis work is done.  It’s powdercoated.  Shawn Johnston and the crew at T2G Customs

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Beginning Assembly

The Beginning Stages of Assembly Well, it’s all on us now.  Once we got the Vega back from McIlvain Race Cars, all the work we can’t do (body work, chassis

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Project Carbon

The plan all along was to update the interior tinwork in the Vega with Carbon Fiber.  Although it’s a little more costly than aluminum, it holds up better (specifically the

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The Paint Project (Part 3)

In the previous two blog entries, I’ve done my best to detail some of the work that my friends at T2G Customs poured into my beloved Vega.  As I’ve said before, words

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