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An Emory 356 Outlaw: From Barn Find to “New York Special”

Look out New York, there’s a new Outlaw in town and this compact renegade is not only “Special” but means serious business. Flashback to an unseasonably warm fall afternoon in Brooklyn… Canvas top folded back, hair whipping across my face, the smell of new leather and petrol in the air, and the sound of the…

Swap Meet: A Sweet, Porsche-Only Gathering in Hershey

I can’t remember the last time I’ve been to a swap meet, (car-specific or otherwise) but based on what I had read in the last couple of years, the Porsche Swap Meet  in Hershey Pennsylvania is one of the largest Porsche-only swap meets in the world. So we decided to head down from NYC and…

CPR Classic: Bringing New Life Into Old Porsches

On our drive back from San Diego, we paid another visit to CPR Classic Restoration (CPR) in Fallbrook, California. Earlier in the year, we had visited CPR during the LA Lit & Toy Show open house weekend via tour bus but only had 40 minutes to check out the facility due to our late arrival and return…

LA Literature & Toy Show: The Annual Indoor Swap Meet & Automobilia Expo

Lit is short for Literature, and the 36th Annual LA Literature & Toy Show (Lit) attracted P-car collectors and enthusiasts from around the world to the LAX Hilton in Los Angeles for a long weekend of “shopping” and restoration shop tours. Presented by restoration parts dealer Stoddard, Lit is part indoor swap meet of new and…

Restoration: A Quick Trip To Canepa Motorsports

Before hitting the first day of Rennsport Reunion VI, we stopped by Canepa Motorsports in Scotts Valley, CA. Canepa was founded by former racer, car dealer and long-time Porsche enthusiast Bruce Canepa. I’m not going to go into too much detail here other than to say if you’ve never been to his shop, you need to…