Monthly Archives: April 2012

2.5 Million Listeners=PANIC


April 28: Before we leave for NY with Stewball for our next rally to Alaska on May 5th,  we have a radio interview that will feature both  The Long Road to Paris and our own adventurous lifestyle. The weekly Thursday … Continue reading

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Virginia is for Vapor Lock


April 18: Vapor lock is not a romantic term. Perhaps it could be, but in this case it isn’t. It’s what can happen to an antique car when present day fuels vaporize in the components that are too close to a … Continue reading

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First Anniversary: Book Give Away


April 14, 2012: One year ago today we left NY to drive west across the US, Asia and Europe. It was the start of the World Race 2011 and certainly the start of one of the adventures of our lifetime. This event commemorated the … Continue reading

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Sexy New Skin


April 5: Now that I’ve got your attention. This is really about Stewball’s new Wheelskin. Steering wheel that is. Type 1 VWs have very small diameter steering wheels. I mean the diameter of the ring you  hold, not the overall diameter-that’s big. So large … Continue reading

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Messing with the competition *


April 1: I figure since I have the smallest engine in the Trans-American rally, I needed to work out other advantages. My owners are great people, but lack imagination in some areas so I am suggesting these possible “solutions” to assist their … Continue reading

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