Monthly Archives: March 2014

Off to the ER

This breaking news item shows us an iPhone photo of Herman’s SB (Silver Baby/Silver Bitch) on its way to the hospital.  Stay tuned for developments.

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The Blue Rascal at Dusk

Didn’t rain after all today, so we go for a nice warmup spin with a stopover at a local cemetery (!).

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Eighteen Percenters

Last year, Volkswagen averaged $23,000 in profit for every new Porsche it sold.  Must be nice to be selling something to an audience that is not all that price-sensitive.  Not exactly an appropriate comparison here, but it does seem to … Continue reading

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Walking the Dog

My brother passes along this Ford GT sighting.  Something that he doesn’t see every day, even in L.A.,  in the local supermarket parking lot, while walking the dog.

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Flipping Fenders

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The Task At Hand  Finally, after a number of hour or two-long sporadic sessions over quite a few months, we are ready to fit a repaired and primed driver side fender. Background Backing up a bit, the plan is to … Continue reading

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Don’t Blink

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New in Rotation

Added to the rotation array of 944Folly header images is this magnificent cowscape, celebrating my Iowa farm youth and the disturbing impact of Porsche on my later life.

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Porsche, Wind and Cows

Cruising one of my usual haunts, Foothill Road, today I exercise the Blue Rascal’s legs, encountering stiff winds —  almost could not stand upright while photographing — and that symbol of my Iowa childhood past, cattle.  Along the way, I … Continue reading

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Maury’s ’84

Here’s a circa 1998 photo of my co-worker and fellow enthusiast, Maury, waiting to get on the track for PCA  parade laps during  Zupan’s Historic Races at PIR (Portland International Raceway). 

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My New GT3

Hey!  I do dearly love my 944, but having a GT3 — or just about any 911 of whatever ilk — wouldn’t make me unhappy.   Imagine my surprise when I was gifted (thanks, Jim!) with a 2007 GT3 this … Continue reading

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