Gas Problem Let me change last month’s recommendation. Rather than shutting off your gas and running the engine out of fuel, just use a Stabil gasoline stabilizer. This will keep your gaskets, seals and pumps from drying. And don’t forget … Continue reading
Progress By then I should have Peter’s Notchback back for assembly and I will start on the latest arrival – Bob’s Convertible D. I had helped Bob with the metal repairs on his C Coupe. While he was buying metric … Continue reading
5th Anniversary Party We had a great turnout! I sweated the weather but it was perfect. We had over 75 enthusiasts and at least 45 356’s. The food was excellent and the feedback positive. Even I had fun, although I … Continue reading
Party Time! 356RESTORE’s fifth anniversary party will be Sunday, September 28th from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. All of you on distribution of this newsletter are invited. It will be an open house/shop so come when you can, stay as … Continue reading
Progress Well I finished Bruce’s Conv-D. It is really pretty. Bruce gets a new windshield out of the deal. The 356 came back from the upholstery shop on a Friday night. The next morning I noticed the windshield was cracked. … Continue reading
No Newsletter this month.
PROGRESS We finished Les’s C Coupe within a week and he drove it home. The only surprise was that the rust from the front struts got up into the toe board area. Since we didn’t disassemble and blast the 356, … Continue reading
SPAIN TRIP We first heard about the International 356 event in Spain about nine months ago. I had fourteen business trips to Europe prior to my early retirement but regretted I never got to Spain or Portugal. Barb said let’s … Continue reading
Vintage Racing It was the coldest April 12th in 100 years. Why were Bill and I preparing my 356 Race Car for the track in such cold weather? Well, it was the first Vintage race event of the season and … Continue reading
Tech Tip Let’s start out this month with a Tech Tip! I recently had to paint the wheels for Dr Jack’s ’64 Sunroof Coupe and Bruce’s ’59 Convertible D. Bruce’s were easy since he was going to replace the tires. … Continue reading
Progress Well, even with our winter vacation in Hawaii (our first in two years), we still made some progress. The Shop ’64 Cabriolet was tuned up in Boulder and driven to Parker. Dr. Jack’s ’64 Sunroof Coupe was painted by … Continue reading
No Newsletter this month – went on vacation!