My Car Quest

July 3, 2020

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...]

Our Resident Historian Reveals An Obsession With Porsche “Turtle “ Cars

by Richard Bartholomew - "I suspect Ferdinand Porsche, as a boy in the 1800s, had a pet turtle," says Wallace Wyss, writer, who is presently hip-deep in research for the reprinting of the revised Porsche 356 Photo Album book. “The first … [Read more...]

The Argentinian Porsche 356

Or not... by Wallace Wyss - Deep into research for my upcoming re-issue of my presently out–of-print Porsche 356 Photo Album, I was temporarily knocked off my chair when I saw a picture of what purports to be a factory authorized near copy … [Read more...]