Monthly Archives: Mar 2017

The Camaro Z28 – Our own version of Bullitt.

By |2017-11-24T10:11:35+00:00Mar 22nd, 2017|Categories: GM, Performance Saloon Car History|Tags: , , , , , |

Port Elizabeth South Africa was Motor Town back in the day, with both GM and Ford having built cars in the city since the 20’s, this was mini Detroit. The whole place seemed to be linked to one or other of those two companies either directly or through links connected to suppliers, truck body builders

DYNO DAZE – Dynomometer Testing

By |2017-11-24T10:11:35+00:00Mar 22nd, 2017|Categories: A Different Corner|Tags: , , , |

Dynamometers are a passion of mine and in this write-up I have a concern that the proper tuning of classic cars is coming under unreasonable pressure, not because the expertise is missing but because the modern world of ‘easy everything’ is hurting the professionals in this field.  You will also note that I will have

A Different Corner Pt.1

By |2017-11-24T10:11:36+00:00Mar 6th, 2017|Categories: A Different Corner, The Opel Kadett|Tags: , , , , , |

This portion of the blog has to do with very different thinking and the absolute necessity to bring an alternative view of the 60’s and 70’s gearhead view to readers. Call it a different Compass. We will look at the ‘realities’ as opposed to the folk lore and ask many what-if’s.  There will undoubtedly be