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Engine Optimisation

In the early 1960’s my mother ran a very nice Mercedes 230SL, one of the very first in the area and it may have been the foundation of my interest in cars. It had a 2.3 litre straight 6 cylinder… Continue Reading →

Tooling Around in an Alpina B10 V8

Some years ago I owned a 5 Series BMW, a ’98 Sea Green 535i E39 model, and it was the first Beemer I had. I have written elsewhere that BMWs have never really been for me, I had a rather… Continue Reading →

All Weather Tyres

The Merc is currently equipped with ‘All Weather’ tyres, or if you’re foreign, tires. If you are one of those philistines that regard tyres as simply black circles then I urge you to read The Intercooler, available as an app…. Continue Reading →

The Tale of the Trevor

The sorry tale of a TVR

Private Number Plates

Some years ago I recall seeing an advert in a motoring magazine where they boasted that every car came complete with a private number plate, their lead example was a rather mundane Mini Metro with the number plate BZY 234… Continue Reading →

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