My Car Quest

January 28, 2022

Editorial: The Road Not Taken

by Wallace Wyss - I think it's the title of a Robert Frost poem about someone in the woods on a trail. The trail divides and he takes one path but then considers what would have happened if he took the alternative route. What made me think … [Read more...]

Swap Meet For Porsche 356’s A Success

Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - If there is one event every Porsche fan wanted to see come back after the plague year it was the Swap Meet at this German themed club in Anaheim, California. Though the event is sponsored by the 356 … [Read more...]

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...]