Category Archives: Care and Feeding

Robotic Gas Pump–Coming Soon?

In the old days, prior to 1972, you would pull into a filling station and a person would come out and greet you.  They would ask how much and what type of gasoline you wished to purchase.  They would pump … Continue reading

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Ate BLUE–we’ll miss you old buddy

Ate has been a favorite brake fluid manufacturer for those of us that are higher performance car floggers, or at least think we are.  It has a nice high (dry) boiling point 536 F and wet at 392 F.  It … Continue reading

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P71–a Tune Up

This morning I took a trip over to Piedmont Custom Motorsports so that I could get the P71 on a dyno and have it tuned.  The modifications that I’ve done were not a lot, but they were substantial in terms … Continue reading

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Cars & Coffee in Cary, NC

Last weekend was a familiar sight to many in the Raleigh area as car owners started packing the parking lots in Cary at a shopping center known as Waverly Place.  Cars were arriving as early as 7:30 and different areas … Continue reading

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A Visit with Ford–Dearborn, MI

The P71 purred its way north to Dearborn.  I was looking forward to this opportunity to meet with an engineer or two at the Ford Product Development Center.  I have been to that neighborhood as an Autoweek Fantasy Camp member … Continue reading

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Bowling Green– wait for it–Ohio

Yes I know all you Corvette fans will be disappointed, but I just had to visit Snook’s Dream Cars in Bowling Green, Ohio. I mean, look at this place!  Its like going back in time, only better.  The entry to … Continue reading

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Hey, What’s that stuff in my oil?

It was a nice clear Indiana morning as I drove toward Fort Wayne. The sun was working its way up in the east and the road was clear ahead. There was a crop duster plane doing its thing in the … Continue reading

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