The Sharka Blog

Guest Blog – ….and then drive some more.

The horizon hinted at what the day had in store.

Geoff pointed out in an earlier blog entry that I drove 20 hours just to hang out for 16 hours. To be honest, the math kinda surprised me…I didn’t think to think of it that way. On the surface it’s true. But to me the 10 hours there and back (each way) was a part […]

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Drives – NM’s Jemez Mountains

How all good drives start.

Another drive around New Mexico. The magic that is NM-4 through the Jemez mountains is the focus of this one.

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Guest Blog- 3 Friends, 36 Hours, 3651.3 Total Miles

Vintage

“Brothers don’t shake hands; brothers hug!” It all started with a vibrabeep on my phone. Steve texted to let us know he was 45 minutes out. WOOT!

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Guest Blog – Racing the Sun

I needed bonding time with Rooster in a bad way.

This morning I left the house at 7:45 am. That’s an unusually early time for this small business owner. Usually I roll out between 8:30 and 9. After 9am – the highways in North Dallas are empty enough not to feel congested and my drive time to the office is less than half of what it would be any time before 9am. But this morning I wasn’t headed south…

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Drives – Sandia Crest

An extended Sandia Crest drive.

A small change from the usual wrenching and toy photos: a drive! Sharka and Flipper tackle some foothills and the infamous Sandia Crest Road.

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Project-G Shift and Brake Boot Review

Project-G gets into leather.

A review of Project-G’s new leather goods, a shift boot and vintage-fit brake boot. Be warned, there’s a lot of gushing.

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Guest Blog – To Denver and Back!

Atop Sandia Crest

Part Two of this journey is our drive up to Denver where my wife will hang out with friends whilst I’m stuck working. She’ll then fly home and I’ll start the drive back with another lay over in Albuquerque where the Three Amigos will finally be able to meet up and do some drives!

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Spotlight: Flipper

Flipper

Time for another spotlight post! This time, the light is cast on a nearly-quarter-million-mile-old 92 named Flipper. Flipper belongs to my buddy Stoly (as you might have surmised from his excellent guest post.)

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Guest Blog – The Long Overdue Road Trip

Ft. Stockton Petrol Stop

Follow Stoly as he drives from Texas to New Mexico and beyond in his NA named Flipper. This will be updated as he drives, so keep checking back.

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More Vent Rings! And a contest.

Satin black vent rings.

Some new vent ring finishes and a contest that can get you some cheap gauges? Check it out.

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