Watch the Road (or Restoration,) but Mind the Gauges

There are two very good reasons to restore the gauges in your collector car. First they don’t work. The other reason is they’re ugly. Ok, not really ugly but they’re certainly not up to the standard you just achieved with your paint and upholstery. You want everything to look as if it just rolled out […]

Travel Destinations – Road Scholars East & West

Road Scholars has moved…in. Property acquisitions, designs, construction, remodeling, and installation of exterior and interior hardware, equipment, furniture, and decoration are complete. The facilities are open and Road Scholars encourages you to drop in to their Durham location, or call and visit by appointment their place on Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands. Durham, […]

Wheels of Fortune: An Overview of Rare Early Porsche Road Rims

Value seems to be a common topic of conversation these days when discussing older sports cars and their parts. But knowing the price of something without understanding its true worth and rarity can lessen one’s enjoyment of classic car ownership. Take the example of early production Porsche road wheels. Some were built in very low […]

Climb to the Clouds – Pikes Peak 2015

Almost anyone who’s heard of Pikes Peak pictures an open-wheel car in a lurid slide with huge rooster-tails of dirt reaching into the sky…or they imagine Sebastian Loeb’s wickedly fast Peugeot from 2013. Nearly everyone has seen the breath-robbing video of Jeremy Foley catching big air in the 2012 race when he missed a corner just […]

Beach Reads!

Summer is all too short, and it gets quickly filled with family plans and travel opportunities. But at some point you can sit down, slather yourself with sun block, and take a big sip of that iced tea – or that Long Island Iced Tea. Summer also is the time you get to read that […]

Life Insurance for your Car? Or At Least a Full Physical?

Chances are if you’re reading this, you have acquired a classic car or two, now or in the past. There is one crucially important step in this process and it is the one most often overlooked. To put it simply you will win or lose when you buy a car not when you sell it. You […]

July Editor’s Note

It’s summer, and while this could be The Driving Issue, this one has become more the “think about your driving” issue. A number of voices weigh in this month, with Kevin Watts leading off with advice and admonition on being too hasty with that collector car purchase. Regular contributors Richard Newton and Randy Wells advise […]