This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

“Time to stuff myself with berries!” — from the commenter “Irrelevant”

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a chance to provide a new witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for this week’s photo in the comments below. Subscribe to SCM and enjoy a brand new Mystery Read More

Keith’s Blog: How Many Cars is Enough?

I’ve spent the morning checking with the shops caring for the various mechanically and cosmetically infirm members of the SCM fleet.

The shop that has the Amazon put the rear sport springs in the front perches, and that didn’t work out so well.

Tom Black reports that he was able to remove the Duetto‘s incredibly ugly add-on door-ding guards, and he won’t have to respray the whole car to get it looking much better.

The engine pieces for the Giulia Super Read More

This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

“Doggone it, I said wanted to buy a ‘Tucker,’ not a ‘Pucker.’” — Bob Cleveland, via Facebook

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a chance to provide a new witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for this week’s photo in the comments below. Subscribe to SCM Read More

This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

“The methane injection still needs a bit of fine tuning”

— Art Bjornestad, via Facebook

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a chance to provide a new witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for this week’s photo in the comments below. Subscribe to SCM Read More

Keith’s Blog: Volvo Immersion Weekend

The SCM 122S “Amazon” rolled off the carrier last week and was immediately pressed into service.

I’ve been surprised at what a good car it is, given some of my previous “sight unseen” purchases. The seller, Jim Perry of Wisconsin, races an 1800S, and this was his street car.

Before taking delivery, I had him install an overdrive transmission (sourced from Chris Horn in Portland) and go through the car completely, including charging the factory a/c unit.

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Keith’s Blog: Rockets and Rainstorms

It’s time for an update on the SCM fleet. We’ll leave the Alfas for last.

The D90 is at Ship’s Mechanical having a few little things attended to and getting a rear step installed to make it easier for Bradley to clamber into the back. The power steering pump has started leaking, but since it could cost up to $1,000 to replace, I’ve decided just to keep a case of ATF fluid in the back and top up at every stop.

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This Week’s Classic Mystery Photo

“Go ahead, cut me off. Make my day!” — John Blankenbeckler

The monthly Mystery Photo has been an SCM tradition for 25 years. Each week, we’ll share one of our “greatest hits” photos from the past and give you a chance to provide a new witty and provocative caption. Each week’s winner will be announced in the Newsletter. Share your caption for this week’s photo in Read More