SEMA and the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

I’m getting ready to drive out to SEMA in Las Vegas, NV.I’ll be driving up over the highest point in the Interstate Highway system – Eisenhower Pass – 11,158 feet above sea level – in my 66 year old car. It’s also 28 degrees and snowing outside.The snow, rain and sleet didn’t let up until … More SEMA and the Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitational

Big Bend National Park, Prada Marfa and Del Mar

Monday morning after the Goodguys Lone Star Shootout at the Texas Motor Speedway I hit the road headed to the Goodguys Duel in Del Mar show in Southern California.From No Limit, Texas I meandered through Breckenridge and onto Albany where I found this old Magnolia gas station.Then, right around the corner I came across this … More Big Bend National Park, Prada Marfa and Del Mar

Goodguys, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks.

It’s 6:30am and the 405 is a parking lot. I shoulda left earlier… But now I get to spend more time in The 55. I’ve gotta gig at the Goodguys 32nd West Coast Nationals up in Pleasanton about 350 miles north of LA and about an hour east of San Francisco. Instead of flying I … More Goodguys, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks.

Prestone Rally

I saw on Instagram that Prestone was looking for 90 cars to help ‘em celebrate their 90th anniversary. They wanted to do a rally from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA. I’m in! If you read my previous installment: “The 55’s Daily Carry” you’ll remember The 55 is pretty well prepared for life out  on … More Prestone Rally

The Weego

I just got back from being on the road. All in – I was gone about a month. The first order of business whenever I get back home is to start the 55.I’m a car-guy. It’s what I do. I uncovered it and it was a pretty as ever. Then I went to start it… … More The Weego