Author Archives: Mark Morgan

Victory!

About four months ago, while junior was out for a post-sunset patrol in the TR8, the alternator packed it in when one of the leads on the back of the device separated.  I immediately ordered a replacement from Victoria British … Continue reading

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BBC

  Ah, but so far, all I’ve seen on the road Brit-wise is this really nice Land Rover, on US 301 SB near Crofton, MD. Am heading out for Chesapeake Beach in a few minutes and tomorrow – weather permitting … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

Business trip, back to greater DC-Baltimore and the search for LBCs continue. No surprise, this area is thick with Brit and other special interest car clubs; the leads in the Triumph category remain Triumphs Around the Chesapeake and Capital Triumph … Continue reading

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Polar Bear!

As the saying goes, third time lucky…after two delays due to bad weather and worse road conditions, we finally got the annual Polar Bear Run out of the way on Sunday the 24th. Good thing we didn’t have to postpone … Continue reading

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For Want of a Bolt…

Yes, the HSD is still in the garage.   However, what with the incredible increase in the temperature (compared to the past two weekends) and the sunny skies, one of my sons and I spent the better part of the afternoon … Continue reading

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Snow Day

No, the HSD did NOT come out of the garage today…11 inches of snow at our palatial Ballwin estate, good day to stay inside and watch the mighty Chiefs play the Colts.

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More Great Weather, But…

Temps in the high 50s-low 60s on Saturday and Sunday, plenty of sunshine on Saturday (things did a bit cloudly later on Sunday), yet another mid-winter opportunity to get the LBC out, right?  Well, not so fast… Seems the alternator … Continue reading

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Shoot Yes Redux!

Absolutely, with clear skies and a temperature around 55 (in mid-December, mind you…you gotta love the Midwest), I got the HSD out for an extended drive today.  Stumbled across this immaculate, original owner (!) 1974 VW Super Beetle at the … Continue reading

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The Automobile As Art IX

Nissan 370Z, seen earlier today on Watson Rd in Crestwood.  Not sure what to make of the paint scheme, but the car’s probably freaky fast…

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Shoot yes, I got the HSD out today!

Two days after Thanksgiving (hope everyone had a great one!), 10 days after first snow which dumped from 4-10 inches hereabouts…and it was 65 and severe clear here in St Louis.  Sooo, I got the TR8 out for an extended … Continue reading

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