condolences gavin, very sorry to hear about your pops
great story and pix though. very cool little car there and the fact that your mom kept that shift knob all these years is just awesome. perfect finishing touch. thanks for sharing.
"understeer is when you hit the wall with the front of your car, oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of your car, horsepower is how hard your car hits the wall, and torque is how far your car moves the wall."