Dreams are dreams no matter how they end!

imageIn 1968 two cool things happened in my automotive life. I got my license and the new C3 Corvette came out. It was based on the Mako Shark concept car and I thought it was awesome.

Move forward forty years and I still thought it was awesome and I still wanted one. So I went on eBay and found one that was exactly what I wanted. Continue reading

Ford’s 427 SOHC motor was, is, and always will be awesome

Called the “Cammer” or “Sock” motor, this was designed for NASCAR in 1964.  Essentially a Ford Hemi, this motor never made it to the track (thanks to Chrystler protests) or Ford showroom, yet was used in many drag cars of the day.  A V8 that produced 616 horsepower @ 7,000 RPMs with single four-barrel carburetor and 657 horsepower @ 7,500 RPMs with dual four-barrel carburetors is badass even 50 years later. Continue reading

Was the 1994 Porsche 964 3.6 Turbo the greatest Porsche ever?

When I was 12 years old I watched the movie Bad Boys and while the hilarious banter of the Fresh Prince & Martin was quite entertaining, the star of the movie for me was the Porsche turbo.  Over the years my love for this car grew and today I have some reasons why I feel this 20year old car from 1994 is the greatest Stuttgart has to offer: Continue reading