Should we really take our kids in our old cars?
I got word last week that Chip Star’s Race Car Resurrections, the shop that has Bradley’s 1960 Bugeye, located a 3.7 rear end and was rebuilding it. Stock ratio was 4.22, and 3.9s are common. So scoring a 3.7 was a find.
However, the installation of the 3.7 rear end caused me to think about the increased cruising speed — it will now be comfortable at 65 mph instead of Read More
“I fussed around, tried to get clever and missed my chance to buy the Cobra Daytona Coupe at $4m. And I’ll never get another chance at it. ” Miles Collier was telling the attendees of the SCM Insider’s Seminar at Hilton Head about “The One That Got Away.”
This was my third time attending the Hilton Head Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance, and it continues to grow and improve.
It has become a mini-Monterey Car Week, with activities that include Read More
The idea of the 8th Portland Urban Safari brought to mind the Monty Python sketch, “Climbing the North Face of the Uxbridge Road,” where four intrepid lads claw their way horizontally up a suburban London high street, roped together and driving pitons between sidewalk slabs.
But the drive through Portland, Oregon’s unpaved byways always takes organizer Eric Didier back to his childhood in France, where he and his siblings drove an ancient Renault 4CV through the woods on his grandfather’s Read More
Every gathering of car owners is different. They range from the rarified atmosphere of Pebble Beach, to the chaotic exuberance of Concorso Italiano, to the “run-what-you-brung” of a local Cars and Coffee.
I’ve been trying to get to the EURO Auto Festival for a decade. Founder and executive director Paul Ianuario and I have worked together in a variety of ways and he would always say to me, “You’ve got to come see what we’re doing here.”
This year I was Read More
It’s been awhile since I’ve found myself on the side of the road — and on my back under a disabled classic.
When I found out that Timberline Lodge, on Oregon’s Mount Hood, was hosting an annual “Comedy Night” I thought the D90 would be the perfect rig to get me there. My co-host of “What’s My Car Worth?” on Velocity is stand-up comedian Josh Nassar. I wanted to see what his day job was like.
I’ve always welcomed any Read More
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