I’ve been building this stupid thing for about 3 years now… powered by a 1961 Porsche 356 Super 90 engine in the back… on a custom frame my buddy Jason and I put together… Cary McCune just finished fabricating the E brake cable mechanism (all custom) to the rear disc brakes. Next up is modifying the Burch exhaust to fit inside the tailgate. This thing is lowered about 15 inches… should be fun when done.
Archive for the ‘interesting autos’ Category
From “top gear” on the BBC network…
early Mercedes race car. I love the details… so subtle… at the Mercedes Benz Museum. Don’t miss this place if you are nearby. I spent about 4 hours there happily!
Edit… Jan 2010… I was up in Santa Cruz… Capitola to be exact… and met by accident the nephew of the fellow that drove this car when it was racing! He runs a great sandwich shop there and has a picture of this car on the wall with his uncle driving.
why does a 100-200 lb person need a 5000 lb automobile to transport them around? 95% of the fuel used… is to carry the weight of the vehicle… and 5% is for the occupant.