Just to prove we were there, we took a quick jog through downtown Vegas. It was already over 90 degrees by 10 a.m., and when the temp gauge hit 220, we beat it back out on the road.Just to prove we were there, we took a quick jog through downtown Vegas. It was already ov Even with the push to make it into Colorado the first day, we couldn't resist a detour past Dwight's Auto Wrecking in Sigurd, Utah, off I-70. It took hours to get that nasty red clay out of the inner wheelwells.Even with the push to make it into Colorado the first day, we couldn't resist a detour pas Some of the prettiest scenic views are just east of I-15 on I-70 in Utah in the Fishlake National Forest. This is the overlook at the San Rafael Swell.Some of the prettiest scenic views are just east of I-15 on I-70 in Utah in the Fishlake N Our good friend Scott Gillman lives in Crested Butte, Colorado, which is way south of I-70 but worth the detour. We met up with him out on the road with his '64 427 four-speed Corvette he co-owns with his buddy Robert Schultz. Scott has worked for Baer, Hotchkis, and Gale Banks and now owns a welding and fabrication company.Our good friend Scott Gillman lives in Crested Butte, Colorado, which is way south of I-70 After mounting two new front tires in Grand Junction, we stopped in Montrose just long enough for this shot in front of the local Air National Guard airport. That's a '60s vintage Vought A-7 Corsair II. Graham's grandfather was a U.S. Marine Corps A-4 driver, so military aircraft are always a good excuse to stop.After mounting two new front tires in Grand Junction, we stopped in Montrose just long eno While we were houseguests, we also performed front and rear wheelwell trim work after having sliced the right front tire the day before. Scott trimmed the rear wheelwells to give the 255/60R15 rear tires more clearance. We ended up putting smaller 225/60R15s on the front.While we were houseguests, we also performed front and rear wheelwell trim work after havi After 1,900 miles, a cut tire, and an abused credit card as souvenirs, we finally arrived at our destination-Jefferson, Iowa. Does the courthouse look like it's straight out of the movie Back to the Future?After 1,900 miles, a cut tire, and an abused credit card as souvenirs, we finally arrived After staying the night in Castle Rock with Gene and Crissy Christensen, Gene introduced us to Brian Pacheco, who owns a repair shop in Elizabeth, Colorado. We discovered that our spare wheel wouldn't clear the front disc-brake hubs, so Brian traded us a steel wheel that would fit. Brian also owns a nice '69 Firebird convertible.After staying the night in Castle Rock with Gene and Crissy Christensen, Gene introduced u SOURCES Auto Meter 667 West 100 North Box 717 Ephraim UT 84627 435-283-4142 Powerbuilt Tools/Alltrade Long Beach CA alltradetools.com American Graffiti Sheridan CO americangraffiti.biz ProForm 8-10/-774-7775 proformparts.com Classic Tube 80 Rotech Drive Lancaster NY 14086 800-882-3711 www.classictube.com Randy's Ring & Pinion Everett WA 8-66/-631-0196 ringpinion.com Covercraft Industries 100 Enterprise Blvd. Pauls Valley OK 73075 Trans-Dapt Performance Products Whittier CA tdperformance.com Flowmaster 8-00/-544-4761 www.flowmastermufflers.com U.S. Radiator 3-23/-826-0965 usradiator.com Grant Products 700 Allen Avenue Glendale CA 91201 213-849-3171 800-952-6947 Wilwood Ingersoll Rand Annandale NJ 8-00/-866-5457 irtools.com Year One PO Box 129 Tucker GA 30085 800-932-7663 770-496-1949 www.nextgenparts.com/mustang Optima Batteries 5757 N. Green Bay Ave. Milwaukee WI 53201 414-524-1200 www.optimabatteries « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | View Full Article Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!