Author Archives: Mark Morgan

BTW

The High-Speed Doorstop, having sustained the fuel pump failure (actually, it was an electrical glitch; the pump’s fine), getting loaded at Family Arena for the return to Baldwin. Second, said HSD, now running flawlessly, at the Pacific Car Show, Saturday, … Continue reading

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LBC Sighting!

My apologies for the very long absence from the blog, but between a two week trip to the UK and some pop-up technical difficulties, time just kind of got away.  On the plus side, during the run to England and … Continue reading

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Dick & Jane’s TR

See Mark. See Mark riding in the cab of a AAA wrecker. See Mark mulling over the situation at the monthly Boeing Sports Car Club autocross, where the TR8 died before the first run, apparently due to an inoperative electric … Continue reading

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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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