Each March for the past 65 years tens of thousands of race fans, drivers, crews, and support personnel descend on Sebring Florida for a grueling 12 hour endurance race. In 2017, 46 cars in four classes challenged the rough 3.7 mile track from mid-morning until well after the sun disappeared. Over 115 drivers from nearly … Continue reading 12 Hours of Sebring, Twelve Life Insights
Heart Gearheads Love Cars! Every input to the steering, throttle or brakes sparks an emotional response and, hopefully, an ear-to-ear grin. Whether it is the singing tires announcing that your recent carb and ignition tuning are on the mark or a compliment from a fellow gearhead, we sense an emotional tie. There are also those … Continue reading The Spirit of a Gearhead
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“Merry Christmas and a happy new year” is a chorus in which we find excitement this time of year. Christmas trees await decoration and children search the web filling their heads with visions of the enjoyment to be found in just a few days, although it seems an eternity. There are parties to attend … Continue reading A Merry Gearhead Christmas
One of life's golden virtues is patience.. the ability to delay what you want, knowing that there are other objectives or tasks that are more important at the moment. In my case, trying to rebuild carburetors has been an excruciatingly long process. Not because the job itself is particularly difficult, SU carburetors are delightfully simple … Continue reading Patience leads to progress