The Sharka Blog

40″ Height No Longer A Requirement

Version GT-40 for the NB

Yes, more gauges. Lots of posts about them recently. I’ve just been making so many! They’re always on my mind. My latest set? Version GT-40. And as you might have guessed from the name, they’re inspired by the 40″ tall Le Mans-winning sports car. But spending six figures or more to sit behind them is […]

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How to Eliminate Miata Gas Fumes (I hope…)

Thermo-Tec 3' exhaust heat shield.

Got a smelly trunk? How about a lot of excess pressure in your gas tank? This post might be just the thing to fix you up. Maybe. I hope.

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Dentist Recommended

Bleche Wite. The good stuff.

Do you see that tire? The letters are really that yellow. The bottle is white. The letters are not. Something had to be done.

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Just look at this keychain.

Just look at it.

Just look at it.

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Long Distance Roadster

Sitting still is rare for this white NB.

It’s been the month for visits from Sharka’s distant relatives. This time, a 99 NB belonging to a fellow named Jessie came to town. And they came the long way. Albuquerque was on about mile 6800 of their journey.

6800 miles!

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Spotlight: Rooster

Rooster - 96 R2 Limited

The Spotlight shines on Steve’s white R2 Limited Roadster in this post. Come check out the Rooster.

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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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