Tag Archives: air-cooled VW

Back on the Road


April 22, 2018 It has been a long time, but I am determined to blog this next rally event. First, I want to welcome all the new followers of this blog. I’m not sure how this happens but it seems … Continue reading

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A Short P.S.


June 3. Yesterday at 3:00 we had the call from Neil’s Motors. Stewball was ready to roll. The wiper motor was in a everything was working Jerry Boissonnault,  service manager and his very competent mechanics went beyond doing a good job … Continue reading

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The Adventure Begins


June 2, 2015: Our rally doesn’t officially start from Halifax, NS, Canada until June 7, but  our adventure has already begun. We left NC on May 29. Ed wanted to have some extra time, “just in case”.  We are now in … Continue reading

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Bond of Brothers- and Sisters


May 29, 2014: We’re back in North Carolina and I feel empty inside. For me, it started three days before we flew home from Cape Town, parting from this group of men and women  that we shared so much hardship … Continue reading

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Stewball’s First Friend in South Africa


May 1, 2014: The rally hasn’t even started and I’m already behind. So much has happened. The only negative was the long trip over. No matter how good-and only the second leg from London to Cape Town was good- two … Continue reading

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Preparing for Africa Rally-Ed’s perspective


On April 26, we begin our trip to Cape Town for the Classic Safari Challenge organized by Endurance Rally Association (www.endurorally.com) in England. We will drive approximately 5,000 miles (on the British side of the road) through South Africa, Swaziland, … Continue reading

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Our engine is being pulled


May 23: Day 16. We are in Kalispell, MT, and the car is at the last antique VW repair place we know of before 2000 miles to Alaska.  We took the car in for a  routine service, and they found an oil … Continue reading

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