After spending the last year gallivanting around the country, it's time to get back to work. I've landed in Reno, Nevada for a stretch to clear up some unfinished business... the Austin Healey that's had a happy home in Mom's garage needs to move on. It's always the last few percent of a job that … Continue reading Back to Work
Some automotive design innovations last (Otto cycle 4-stroke) and some do not (Bugatti Brescia cam box design). Today I dove into the cam box of a 1923 Bugatti Brescia, a model with which I had not previously been introduced. I had heard of the "banana tappet", but not held one in my hands. For some … Continue reading Bananas!