Category: cars

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DBR1/2

Are you in the market for a car? One of my favorites is about to cross the block. It’s the car that I was talking about back in June. The one which Caroll Shelby...

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Driving Test

I passed my driving test today! Here are some photos: We had to drive all the way down to Dorchester, and park next to the curb outside the Armory. It was a busy day,...

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Car Talk: the Musical

On Saturday we all went to Central Square to see Car Talk: the Musical. Before the play we tried Moksa. Their theme is Asian Street food. Think spanish tapas (small plates) only Asian. We...

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Exa

During the 80’s and 90’s I was involved with quite a string of startups. Each one was an interesting story. Some folded, some split into pieces, some sold to bigger companies, and some changed...

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Satoshi Motoyama

The DeltaWing car I mentioned here last year made it to Le Mans last weekend. It didn’t go too smoothly. About 6 hours into the race, a Toyota TS030 shunted it into a guardrail. One...

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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...

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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...