The Sharka Blog

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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Track Dog Racing Radical Splitter Review

The TDR splitter and mounting parts.

I’ve not done an install and parts review for a while. I figured it was about time. And I’ve got a good one. The brand new Track Dog Racing Radical air splitter for NA Miatas with the factory airdam.

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Sharka Star Shark Star Specs (say that 10 times fast)

Upgraded Rubber.

Sharka Star Shark Star Specs! Sharka Star Shark Star Specs! Sharka Star Shark Star Specs! Sharka Star Shark Star Specs! okay… I’m starting to get cross-eyed typing that. Shoulda copied and pasted…

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Eclipse Cruise

Eclipse Cruise.

My hometown of Albuquerque was apparently the premier place to watch the May 2012 annular eclipse. The path of maximum coverage passed right through the city and full coverage (97%) was set to happen very near the horizon. Photographers came from all over the country to catch it.

So yeah, of course I wanted to shoot my car under this sky.

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