Archive for June, 2011

Wind-Up

June 5, 2011

On the way back from Somerset the passenger side window fell out – Oh, the joys of vintage car ownership! Luckily at that exact moment we happened to pass an AA van which was parked up and the mechanic was having lunch. He very helpfully temporarily fixed the glass in place so we could continue the journey (raining again). When I got back I ordered a new window rail from the very efficient Douglas Valley Breakers (at half the price of a new part from Porsche) and headed down to my local vintage Porsche specialists HP Motorsports, who were great

While I was there I saw this beautiful 911 Carrera:


Then when I went to pick up my car the next day this beautiful Ferrari 330 2+2 pulled up:

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Friends

June 5, 2011

Me and my friend Dave drove down to Sommerset in the 911 to visit Sid. The car survived a huge downpour for most of the journey, and was surprisingly comfortable, even on a long trip like this (200 miles)

When we arrived I parked infront of Sid’s Saab 900, also blue and made in 1981…