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Valve Therapy

March 25, 2012


I used to hate doing the valves on my VW.  The first time I did them it took forever and I did it wrong. It only takes me 15 minutes now.  Sometimes, like today, I take longer just because. It helps.  To be quiet.  And still.  To look at the springs and rockers and contemplate […]


March 21, 2012


Recently I came across a collection of crash scene pictures from the Swiss photographer Arnold Odermatt.  Odermatt worked with the Swiss police from 1948 through 1990 photographing car accident scenes, almost entirely in black and white.  The images he produced were often quite eerie.  This stark beauty transcended the fact that his official job was […]

Gentlemen Start Your Engines

June 2, 2011


  Welcome to the blog folks.  If you have a framed poster of an E-type, wish your balls were as big as Fangio’s, or trip over a set of Okrasa valve covers on the way to the bathroom then you are in the right place. This is a car blog written for fellow enthusiasts who […]