When I was a young boy of about eight, my grandmother would take me to the grocery store in her 1969 Ford Thunderbird. It was dark blue with a white vinyl top, white interior, 390 V8 engine and an automatic transmission. It would have been five years old when I was eight. Continue reading “On “Convenience” Features”
My 11 year old daughter has taken an interest in riding horses in the last few years. Continue reading “Apparently My Daughter Will Need a Truck”
I purchased my 1971 Corvette with the specific intent of building an engine for it. Little did I know that it would take almost twenty years to achieve this. The Corvette came from GM’s factory with an L48 350 cubic inch small block making 270 (gross) horsepower.
In August 2011, my wife and I were driving home to Seattle in her 2002 Porsche Boxster S, having left Napa, CA that morning. The drive is about twelve hours and 800 plus miles. Continue reading “A Flat in Oregon – A True Story”
Years ago, I purchased a vintage Louis Vuitton suitcase to use on our Corvette’s luggage rack. My wife and I intend to use this as extra cargo space for our next trip to Napa in August 2016, so she can bring all of her shoes. At this point she would argue that I once brought a whole bag full of shoes to Napa. Continue reading “What Did I Do? – Straps!”
I count the number of European coupes in my garage at zero. A lightweight, sharp-handling, zippy little BMW 2002 would fill a void that’s been bugging me since I learned to play a clutch like a Stratavarious. Continue reading “I Need This Car – BMW 2002”
What Did I Do? is where I tell you about what I did to my car(s). WDID is not intended to be overly technical because technical can be boring and then you’ll get distracted and go look for home recipes for Screaming Yellow Zonkers. I may or may not have had this happen. Continue reading “What Did I Do? September 6 Edition”