My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

A Custom Porsche 356

YES it's a custom - but isn't it significant it was customized by Dean Jeffries? by Wallace Wyss - Way back in the dawn of time, I'm talkin' the '50s, when I hung out in a local drug store to read custom car magazines. I remember reading … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Ultimate Book of the Porsche 356

Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: The Ultimate Book of the Porsche 356 Sub-title: Catalogue Raisonné Author: Brian Long Publisher: Veloce Publishing Published: November 2019 ISBN: 978-1-787112-13-1 Print run: Limited to 356 hand numbered … [Read more...]

Fiction: Poster Star

by Wallace Wyss - Tad discovered racing posters once he started reading histories of car racing events. Although he didn't become a car fan until the '90s, he found he loved the early posters--say '20s and '30s--most because they had an air … [Read more...]

Ten Restoration Pitfalls

Text by Mat Fidge, photos by Mike Gulett - The joys of classic car restoration projects can only be matched by the frustrations they can bring – the rewards of working a car back to its former glory counterbalanced by the potential escalating … [Read more...]

A Porsche Christmas Party

In this case, it’s not only love of the car but love of the club that makes you want to own one… by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Ya think old Porsches, a model where even the newest one is over 50 years old, you hardly … [Read more...]

Porsche 356 North Meets South Gathering

by Wallace Wyss - Every two years the folks that own Porsche 356 in Northern California meet up with those who own 356 Porsches but live down South. They always choose as a meeting place some hotel around the middle, in this case Paso … [Read more...]