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Our engine is being pulled


May 23: Day 16. We are in Kalispell, MT, and the car is at the last antique VW repair place we know of before 2000 miles to Alaska.  We took the car in for a  routine service, and they found an oil … Continue reading

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Stewball doesn’t like….


Alistar and his Rolls Royce 1. Weather hot enough to fry an egg on the “bonnet”. 2. High altitudes 3. Ethanol 4. All of the above. Day 12: Alternate title: Too pooped to pump Page, Arizona to Provo, Utah. We … Continue reading

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Virginia is for Vapor Lock


April 18: Vapor lock is not a romantic term. Perhaps it could be, but in this case it isn’t. It’s what can happen to an antique car when present day fuels vaporize in the components that are too close to a … Continue reading

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