I've been getting involved more than I should on a friend's XJ6, This time it's the IRS rear fulcrum bearings that had developed too much play to pass the MOT. 30mm socket makes it child's play to drive in the outer races.
A pick up for picking up chicks...is this a trick question? Hell Yeaaah!
I learned from Tony Sottile that Troutman Barnes built this 4cyl car and a 914-6 version. Gunnar Racing has the six and this car is currently owned by the infamous collector Myron Vernis.
Troutman and Barnes also built 4-door 911 sedan in 1968.
Barn Find: Mercedes-Benz o319
Our barn fresh o319, the ex-Soulset Tour Bus, sees the daylight for a first time in a while. The bus has not turned a wheel on the road since 1968! Now who could resist a face like that? Read the background story at: http://www.classicdigest.com/article/view/id/20
What a BAND Bus! The collectors are just waking up for these, IMHO much more interesting than VW Typ2:s that have gone through the roof price wise.
Classic Car Rally Sighting
Quintessential British roadster, Triumph TR3 that won over the hearts of the Californian youth in the 50's and 60'sand featured in Federico Fellinini's La Dolche Vita. Still unbeatable style today. Click on to see more classic participating the rally!
Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works launched E‑type Reborn Programme to see Series 1 E‑types restored to nothing short of their original specification. Now, I absolutely love their effort and the car is simply stunning!! However, I cannot help wondering if they should have hired someone who...
....who knows the car by heart in addition to gutting cars for reverse engineering purposes. Eye-balling Octane June 2017a few minutes I could already spot a few things that aren't necessarily true to the original
Now that you mentioned I think you're right. they got it wrong in very minuscule details. Next one will surely be 100% correct in every detail.
it#s a massive operation, something's bound to get wrong in the beginning. Compare that to something Mercedes is offering, I thinks it's a bargain!