Posts in Automotive
Oregon Trail Rally

One of the most exciting events to come through the Pacific Northwest is the ARA Oregon Trail Rally. World of Speed Motorsports Museum sent me out to film scenes for an upcoming rally car exhibit. I also brought my stills camera to grab shots when I could.

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Maryhill Loops Road

Maryhill Loops Road was the first paved road ever to be built in the Pacific Northwest. It’s tremendously smooth, like red velvet, with curves that cut deeper than your mother-in-law does at Thanksgiving. Twice a year, the road is opened to cars and motorcycles.

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Davis Volvo Meet

So what do you do with a slow, old, thin painted car like the 240D? The answer is obvious: you gut and replace everything in the engine bay, swap the transmission, zip tie on a turbo-charger and drive the thing down to Davis, California to park it next to a bunch of other yabbos, err, I mean responsible adults.

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My Mini

I have been a car fanatic for as long as I can remember. My family comes from Detroit, so there has always been a strong connection to American muscle cars. And yet for some reason, I decided to buy a turbo-charged 4 cylinder European hatchback.

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