photo by Brian Ach

Who? Me? Cars? About 70 BMWs in 40 years, including three dozen 2002s, a dozen tiis, and six E9 coupes (counting two parts cars). Plus the six Vanagons. And the six Suburbans. And the ’82 Porsche 911SC I had the good sense to sell in 2011 right before everything air-cooled went fucking nuts. And the Winnebago Rialta. And the Triumph GT6+, the car that taught me that everything bad you’ve ever heard about British cars is true. And the powder blue 1963 Rambler Classic 660 I left dead by the side of Rt 2 in 1981 before I moved down to Austin with Maire Anne; never quite forgave myself for that (the car, not the move; the move was the smartest thing I ever did in my life). And, of course, the Lotus, which is clearly my penance for both sins and joy beyond measure.

Click here to find my weekly online Hack Mechanic pieces on BimmerLife.

Click here to find my weekly ever-so-slightly less BMW-centric Hack Mechanic pieces on Hagerty’s website.

Click here to find the handful of pieces I wrote for Road & Track (he adds in a blatant bit of resume padding).

Links to the books are all on the books page.

Oh, here’s the video I did with Magnus Walker on the clownshoe.

And here’s my piece on BimmerLife on the backstory, including us getting stopped for speeding :^)