The grey 1987 sedan had been sitting for years, but it only took a few minutes to fire it up. It ran horribly, with enough vacuum leaks to sound like a carnival calliope as you increased engine speed.
as luck would have it, there really was an Alpine White E30 M3 under a tarp in the driveway of a double wide trailer in Ironton, PA
“Hold that thought dear... I’m building something that will blow you away”.
The idea of automotive ownership was an elusive dream for me. I was a senior in high school and destined to ride the bus until I graduated.