June 9th Autocross Results

We had great weather for our first autocross of the year and had 21 attendees at the track.  Lots of smiles and screeching tires! I would like to thank all of those who helped out, again, to make this event a success.  If it were not for those willing to show up early...

The Dashboard – May 21

Club Update from the President The Dashboard is published on the third Monday of each month and reports on the happenings you may have missed at the club meeting the previous Monday. The club had a good turnout at the Restoration Fair last week and we signed up new...

The Garage – Driving Tips

The Garage – Driving Tips by Steve Wallace of Wallace Driving School In very general terms, Steve Wallace advised: At stop signs, stop before the natural pedestrian walkway – often an extension of the sidewalk. When merging for construction, merge at the last...

The Garage – Electrical Faults

The Garage – Electrical Faults by Mike Owen of Owen Automotive My most frequent telephone calls are often about electrical problems.  “My car won’t start” or “the lights don’t work” or… For starters, understanding the...

The Garage – Make it Shine

The Garage – Make it Shine by Jim Blackwood of JB’s Paint & Autobody Supplies While not everyone is into doing a full paint job on their car, most want to be sure their car looks its best when the weather turns for the better.  After all, it’s fun to see admiring...

The Garage – Precious Bodily Fluids

The Garage – Precious Bodily Fluids by Mike Owen of Owen Automotive General Jack D Ripper in the movie, Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, was obsessed with protecting our “precious bodily fluids”.   Likewise, we...

The Garage – Shop Supplies

The Garage – Shop Supplies by Mike Owen of Owen Automotive Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a job and discovered that you are missing a vital product to finish? Here is a listing of some products that you might want to have on hand in your garage....

The Garage – Sudden Stops

The Garage – Sudden Stops by Mike Owen of Owen Automotive Unless you are a skilled mechanic, nothing will chill your heart like your LBC quitting in the middle of nowhere…  The engine cuts dead, it turns but won’t start.  There are no knocks or rattles and the...

The Garage – Winter Lay-up

The Garage – Winter Lay-up by Mike Owen of Owen Automotive The major concerns are to protect your classic car from moisture and corrosion during the off-season if you take your car off the road.  Bodywork – Firstly, do store your car in a garage or other dry space and...