#shadetreemechanic photos & videos

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Renting this cute little thing for a few days to have fun while I'm in Cali #shadetreemechanic #Ninja400

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Got another helmet and jacket for riding on the West Coast for a few days. #shadetreemechanic #bilt #cheapgearbetter thannogear

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The idea behind this build was always doing something on the inexpensive side but not cheap. I have saved a lot of money by learning to do things by myself and willing to take the risk of doing things more than once to get it right. Finding the right people to help you when you’re in a pickle and trusting those that have the knowledge and experience and following their lead. It’s not over until I get this in the car running and tuned. #3tgte #3tgteu #te37sr5 #te37sr5corolla #ke35hardtop #ke35 #vintagecorolla #classictoyota #vintagetoyota #2TG #18RG #yamaha #turbonetics #tialsport #3TC #2TC #VintageJDM #jdmclassic #shadetreemechanic #backyardmechanic #universalparts #respectyourelders #japaneseclassiccarshow #japaneseclassiccars #corolla #boosted #sdsefi #fuelinjection #wisecopistons #eaglerods

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Shop time this weekend! Going to try to do the spring replacement in Li'l 1 myself, 🤔 #shoplife #shadetreemechanic #funwithcars #gocfrscca

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So when you replace a part on your fuel tank on a 04-06 TJ make sure you don't bump or snag any of your connectors. I learned something new, this is not a part you can replace you need to find a whole new fuel tank. #tj #jeeptj #wrangler #lj #cj #yj #jeepyj #jeepunlimited #jeeplj #jeepcj #jeeplife #jeeplifestyle #jeepwrangler #jeeps #overlanding #overland #overlander #weekenderlanding #weekendlander #offroading #offroad #garagelife #garage #murphyslaw #shadetree #shadetreemechanic #broken #fixit

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13 hours ago

Only 4 bolts left holding the 1.6 in. Gonna have to clean the engine bay before putting the 2.0 in. This engine sprayed oil everywhere. #geotracker #suzukisidekick #project #shadetreemechanic #motorswap #trailtough #wiring #suzuki #chevytracker #4x4 #commutercar #overlandbuild

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19 hours ago

And yup, a 3rd motor we took ownership of in 1 day, a 5.3L aluminum block LS. Project home has not been decided yet but I could not pass up on it. It has 243 cast heads which have 64CC combustion chambers vs 61CC found in the 706 cast heads but these were used on LS2s so they do make good power. #lsaluminum #shadetreemechanic #lsxswap

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This is a 4.8L LS that might get designated for our #s14silvia (PROJECT NAME TBD ). With the shorter 3.268" stroke vs the more common 3.622" stroke, these motors are rev happy with the addition of a turbo. We had a 5.3L designated for this build but that has been rerouted to get stalled in an SUV for camping, etc.. #lsmotors #shadetreemechanic

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We had to use some extractor sockets on a few of the FENDER-TO-CORE SUPPORT bolts due to years of rust. Surprisingly only one of them was so stubborn that we are going to have to use a grinder to cut it off. #shadetreemechanic #fatherandsonprojects #1970fordf100

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My son is really putting in that work with me. Any tips, tricks or know hows on 70s F100s is greatly appreciated. #1970fordf100 #shadetreemechanic #fatherandsonprojects

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Tearing down his front end for drive train removal. #forsf100 #1970fordf100 #shadetreemechanic #fatherandsonprojects

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23 hours ago

She was a little too wiggly for a ride but sure liked sitting in the jeep. Thanks @nathaniel ._jones for the great pic. . . . #fordgpw #gpw #wwiijeep #wwiireenactment #ww2 #wwii #willys #kaiser #olivedrab #4wd #shadetreemechanic #g503 #quarterton #vintagejeep #motorpool #fordscript #supersonic #hellhawks #april #flatfender

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Ever wondered how to replace a clutch on a motorcycle.. here ya go! Time-lapse of me teaching @hayleyjn how to replace her clutch. Guessing it was warped from overheating during its short life as a race bike which stopped the plates from fully disengaging when the clutch was pulled. Neutral was impossible to find with the bike running and you couldn't start the bike in gear. Made riding mountains hard and a lot of strain and heat on the gearbox. All solved with a 50 dollar clutch kit. Sweet! Don't burn this one up @hayleyjn ! Bike: 2018 husqvarna te150 or 2018 KTM 150xcw #dirtbikes #motocrosslife #braaplife #2strokelovers #endurobike #shadetreemechanic #secretskill

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Tail light Tuesday pic grabbing lunch today from the local. Been open since 1949. The owner was telling me he ‘used to have one’ and always beat the high end street racers with it, because they couldn’t drive. 🏁 #diy #goDRIVEit #PontiacLemans #car #roadkill #vintage #rattymusclecars #LSX #roadkillrides #barnfind #LSswap #sloppymechanics #classiccar #Lemans #shadetreemechanic #LS2 #becauseroadkill #nyc #carsofinstagram #builtnotbought #Pontiac #patina #musclecarfamily #HPTuners #getoutanddrive #Qa1

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Just sayin’ Start with a small project and then move up. Eventually basic repairs become simple and less intimidating....until then I guess Autozone will be changing your wiper blades... #jeep #wrangler #rubicon #autozone #shadetreemechanic #petersenjeelgarage #snowflake #doit #wrenching #maintenance #lifelessons #v2

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www.smokinstogiesmotorcycles.com Check out our gear while everything is on sale -keep wrenchin’ #motorcycle #chopper #bobber #oldschool #smokin_stogies_motorcycles #motorcyclesofinstagram #motorcycles #clothingbrand #shadetreemechanic #mechanic #shovelhead #chopperlife

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Finally getting some work done to the ole girl!!! Big shout out and thank you to @dylanmmcdaniel for helping me get it into the garage and loaning me his garage! Tomorrow it is dropping the transmission and replacing the front seal! Glad I have an awesome hairstylist @kelcie_stylin_potter and awesome beard products @thebeardstruggle so that I can take pictures even when working on a truck! Gotta get the @gosporttradingco shop truck running!! For any beard products please follow the link in my profile and be sure to use my code for 15% off! Code: Seamus15 #beardsandbroncos #thebeardstruggleambassador #thebeardstruggle #thebeardstrugglevikingbrand #thebeardstrugglefamily #bronconation #broncosofinstagram #dirtybroncocrew #copswithbeards #shadetreemechanic

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Finally getting some work done to the ole girl!!! Today was originally supposed to be some tranny work but I ended up getting it into the garage with the help of @dylanmmcdaniel . Then I was able to get passenger window motor replaced and the high pressure line for the power steering system. Tomorrow it is dropping the transmission and replacing the front seal! Glad I have an awesome hairstylist @kelcie_stylin_potter and awesome beard products @thebeardstruggle so that I can take pictures even when working on a truck! Gotta get the @gosporttradingco shop truck running!! #beardsandbroncos #thebeardstruggleambassador #thebeardstruggle #thebeardstrugglevikingbrand #thebeardstrugglefamily #bronconation #broncosofinstagram #dirtybroncocrew #copswithbeards #shadetreemechanic

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But really - chicks dig scars. #templeterrace #diy #shadetreemechanic #shadetreearmy #monday

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Headlight restoration has begun!!🤞 #shadetreemechanic #e38v12 #e38mafia # #bmw_e38 #bmw_e38_worldwide #bmw750il

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2 days ago

Make sure to vote this election season! Honestly our political cycles feel so toxic now, but don't let that stop you from voting. Disengage with the divisive rhetoric, but engage at the ballot box!

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2 days ago

Fitting the new wheels and aligning the front suspension after some CPP upgrades. #ls1 #lsswap #lsswaptheworld #chevy #vega #fast #sleeper #lsx #ls6 #hotrod #musclecar #garagebuild #shadetreemechanic #car #mechanic #custom #garage #build #fast #projectcar

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2 days ago

Back home after 1600+ miles over the past 5 days for the #redclayrally Second pic is at 70mph going up a grade. Yeah, overdrive would be nice but the #ford400 breathes well. Got 10mpg and still don’t have the vacuum advance hooked up, so there is more there. Last picture is of the #rcrteamford victory party after placing #numerouno in the Ford division. Already looking forward to next year! #fullsizebronco #bronco #broncolife #buckingbronco #shadetreemechanic #offroad #offroading #fordbronco #78bronco #7879bronco #dentsides7379 #4x4 #overland #overlanding #offroadlife #vintageford #builtnotbought #adventuringwithkids #offroadfamily #trailersareforboats #adventurelander #merica 🇺🇸

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Garage Content: keep scrolling if this isn’t the spicy content you’re here for! • First photos are when I bought this house and it was filled with the previous owners crap. I piled them in the corners and planned to tackle them in the future. Second set of pics is building the first shelf and getting a lot of car parts and camping gear off the ground. This weekend I continued and built a second shelf to get a lot of tubs that have been stacked up off the ground and out of the way. Last photos are how it sits as of last night. • The garage is finally starting to become usable space for me. It’s not perfect but I’m getting closer to a garage that makes sense. Next I need to get a bunch of tires off the ground and up high somewhere. That will open up even more floor space. Also, how the fuck do you store a lawnmower that makes sense. I feel like it takes up a ton of space and I have no idea how to change that.

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Mar 2020

After countless cans of brakleen and degreaser, several gouged knuckles, and many late nights in the garage, I think the engine is ready to go back to its home. Been a fun project over the past 5 or 6 weeks. Spent way more money than I should have but also had a ton of fun and it’s very satisfying knowing this thing inside and out. It was a welcome break from what’s going on in the world now. Fingers crossed that it fires up and runs ok without any (significant ) leaks. Then it’ll be time to tune this thing into a monster to take full advantage of the bigger turbos, fuel injectors, intercoolers, and intake pipes. Can’t wait to drive it again! #porsche #porsche911 #porsche997 #911 #997 #turbo #twinturbo #997turbo #porscheartdaily #porschemoment #porschelovers #porschelife #mezger #watercooled #supercars #carsofinstagram #boostedcars #getoutanddrive #houston #texas #htx #automotivephotography #glossintenseblue #wrappedcars #wrapped911 #diy #shadetreemechanic

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Aug 2019

Amazing how important one little ground wire on the coil is. Pulled my hair out trying to find why Stickers the Jeep wouldn’t start up, and these two buddies figured it out in less than five minutes!🙄😒 #goodfriends #shadetreemechanic #cj7 #cj7jeep #cj7renegade #jeepfreeks #jeepnjeeps #jeepbeef #4x4

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Jul 2020

Killer lineup at the shop today, drop by and say hey 👋🏼 . . #xl250 #xl350 #fe350 #klx230 #vintageenduro #huskyenduro #husqvarnafe350 #dualsport #echopark #shadetreemechanic

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Jul 2020

Fighting the procrastination bug to try and get some weekend projects done . . . . . . . #weekendwarrior #shadetreemechanic #jackofalltrades #w123 #bnwphotography #procrastination #tattooed

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Dec 2019

Gotta get Santa’s Jeep ready for next year. Broke the clutch connecting rod delivering gifts to our neighbors. Good thing it’s so light, we pushed it into garage. Never a dull moment with this rig. . . . #jeepadventures #willys #willysjeep #oldschool #oldiron #cj5 #1955 #classic #classiccars #keepitoriginal #bonestock #christmas #california #winter #jeeplife #jeepsofinstagram #jeeps #rain #shadetreemechanic #diy #wrenching #jeeping #redjeep #jeepcj5 #wayalife

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