Category: cars

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Alfa Miata

I have a first generation Miata (aka NA). I was never really tempted by the next two (NB and NC) because each one got a bit fatter and flabbier. There’s been a rumor going...

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Chameau d’acier

This story has been trending on Reddit recently. Emile Leray was traveling through the desert near Tan-Tan Morocco, when his Citroën 2CV broke. Rather than giving up, he took the parts and made this:...

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Pete in the GT 40

The other day I mentioned the time that Peter got to sit in that GT 40 that’s now on the market, but I didn’t have any good pictures with me at the time. I...

That’s a Load’a “You Know What” 0

That’s a Load’a “You Know What”

The other day I dumped on Romney about his op-ed in the Detroit News. On the other hand, I really liked this speech that Obama gave to the UAW the other day. There are...

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Ford GT 40 #83

I was reading through the listings at Hemmings, and saw that one of our favorite cars is on the market. Here’s a picture we took at Lime Rock a few years ago. I’ve got...

The Economist on Romney on Detroit 0

The Economist on Romney on Detroit

Our former Governor had an op-ed in the Detroit News the other day arguing, well I can’t quite figure out what he’s arguing. He seems to be trying to take credit for something he...

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Torque

Many, many years ago, I worked on a data acquisition unit for a Formula 1 racing car. It was a very clever contraption. When it worked, it could collect eight channels of data while...

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Tutto Italiano

Peter & I went to Tutto Italiano today. That’s an annual event at the Larz Anderson museum which celebrates Italian cars and motorcycles. It was a beautiful day, and there were a lot of...

A New England Noah 1

A New England Noah

I hadn’t had a chance to see the NYTimes recently, so I missed this article last week. It’s a really nice profile of Charles Gould and his micro car collection. We mentioned him recently...

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Lime Rock 2011

We just got back from the vintage car races at Lime Rock. There were an amazing number of MGs there this year. One of the nicest MG’s was this one from the Simeone collection....