Category Archives: Cars

Cars we have , had, lust after.

Myrtle Beach-Charleston-Ashville

We had never been to Charleston, and had never seen the Biltmore Estate in Ashville, so a big loop South was in order. We thought about using the Daimler, but the length of the trip and need for a little … Continue reading

Posted in The other stuff, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Fairgrounds kind of day

I remember how, in the mid-1950’s, the Mid Ohio Sports Car Club would rent the dirt track at the Canfield Fairgrounds and my mother would so enjoy driving around it in her TD. The Latimore Valley Fairgrounds is a throwback … Continue reading

Posted in BRRTA Drives & Events, Cars | Leave a comment


I have to admire a club that makes their featured marque “other British”. So, in spite of an “iffy” weather forecast and having to make the 1 1/2 hr. drive solo, I headed out for Lilypons Water Gardens, the site … Continue reading

Posted in BRRTA Drives & Events, Cars | Leave a comment

Dillsburg PA Farmers Fall Fair

Left Baltimore about 8am on Sat. 10/20 for Dillsburg PA and their Farmers Fair. As a part of the event the town puts on to show appreciation for the agricultural heritage and economic impact, the show includes a car/truck/tractor display … Continue reading

Posted in BRRTA Drives & Events | Leave a comment

Mother’sDay Sat. in Portland, OR

Gathered my CA daughter up and went about a mile towards PDX to the Cascade Center. This is a fairly new shopping/eating area we had visited when we were here last Sept/Oct. The only British car we saw was a … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, The other stuff | Leave a comment


  Every Thanksgiving weekend, there are vintage races at the Summit Point, WV, Raceway. BRRTA usually promotes a group attendance on the Saturday sessions, depending on the weather. This year the wx was good and 5 of us showed up. … Continue reading

Posted in BRRTA Drives & Events, Cars, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Westward Ho 11/6/11

Listening to the boss. The driving club, BRRTA, hosted the usual fall driving event that takes us through the PA hills and forests NE of Chambersburg. It was a little cool (mid-50’s) but sunny and all that could had their … Continue reading

Posted in Cars, LBC's and close cousins | Leave a comment

The loooooooooooooong restoration

Here’s what I did/had done to my 1962 SP250 to make it our “driver”: Performance– Hi-torque starter, electronic ignition, rebuilt carburetors, spin-on oil filter, radiator catch tank, aluminum air shroud for cooling. rack & pinion steering (also a comfort item), … Continue reading

Posted in The Restoration of SP250 chassis #100849 | Leave a comment

Starting out…

This is a car blog, on a car site. So what else would I post about except cars? Or trips in cars? Or work on cars? Or car shows & meets, & drives? This blog scene is new to me, … Continue reading

Posted in Cars | Leave a comment