Chief pete the Westfalia

Still in Love with the Van

I haven’t written about my van Chief Pete in almost a year so I thought it important to announce that yes! I still have him and yes! I’m still very much in love with him and no! There are no plans to part ways.

Here are some things I did with him this year, besides driving. I saved a lot of money by doing all the work myself, but still, it’s obvious I still spend what little money I do have on this Vanagon. Hey! He’s my home!

Painting projects Repack passenger front wheel bearings

Where are my pictures for this? I mostly wish I had a picture of how I rode my mountain bike 10 miles with the rotor in my backpack so that they could help me remove the old bearings at Les Schwab. They certainly loved seeing me pull the big, heavy rotor out of a backpack… continue reading