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Not A Time For Driving

Making a misguided foray into the weather, I join friend Kevin for a visit to a couple of his cars (of a total of five, I think, not counting motorcycles) in winter storage:  his newly-acquired and almost perfect 35-year-old BMW … Continue reading

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A Hideous Thing, This Weather

Nearly got stuck in the storage lot driveway (Yokohama summer performance tires).  After much difficulty getting the ‘Rascal to start at all.  Warmed it up, tucked it back in bed.  Eleven degrees F., today’s high temp. My next vehicle, if I … Continue reading

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Kevin’s Headlight Issue

Friend Kevin — you’ve met him before — is having trouble tracking down an electrical gremlin related to his 951’s headlights.  Here is a video he put together on the matter, followed by the ongoing discussion on Rennlist. http://rennlist.com/forums/944-turbo-and-turbo-s-forum/904215-short-blowing-23-fuse-headlight.html

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Hacking a Vette

There’s something — much — to be said for building and driving older cars that are not susceptible to modern electronica.  To be honest, I am not entirely comfortable with the fact that my 944 has as much electronic and … Continue reading

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No, Not Walter Röhrl !

But … he is Porche’s own …

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Spin

Porsche 911 Spin on La Carrera Panamericana from bringatrailer on Vimeo.

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Heat Wave

Walking a couple of miles this morning, even with ice water in tow, was almost too much for this old guy.  So for this afternoon’s errands, daughter Ivi and I removed the sunroof and ran the windows down.  Unfortunately, my … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again

Part Two of the saga begun with this previous post.

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Herein Lies A Tale …

Details and more pics to follow.

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