Photographs, technical information and other ramblings from a lifelong interest in impracticality.

1925 Stanley Steam Car, Model SV-252A.
This is the second earliest 1925 Stanley documented to have survived.  It is unrestored, and may be a prototype.  Perhaps only 50 were made in 1925 by the Steam Vehicle Corporation of America of Newton, MA.

1925 Stanley 1925 Stanley

1931 Ford Model-A Pickup

1931 Ford

1932 Packard 900 Convertible Roadster

1932 Packard

1932 Packard 900 Sedan (currently in progress)

1932 Packard

1936 Chrysler C9 Airflow

1936 Airflow 1936 Airflow

1936 Pierce Arrow 1603 Coupe

Pierce Arrow

1937 Buick Century Convertible Coupe (Model 66C)

1937 Century
Click here for brief summary of the Buick restoration.

1963 Amphicar 770; Rolling shell (with cardboard boxes) project.

Amphicar 770

1969 Porsche 912. Purchased in 1980

Amphicar 770
Click here for the procedure for renewal of Engine Compartment Damper Pad.

1983 Jeep CJ-7. Kim purchased new in 1983.

Amphicar 770

1994 Chevrolet S-10 4WD. Inherited from Kim's mom.


2003 Porsche Boxster S.


2005 Mercedes C240 Sportwagon; Jon's driver.


2005 Subaru Outback XT; Kim's driver. Approaching 300KMi.

05 Outback

2018 Porsche Macan S; Kim's retirement gift to Kim.


Departures from the group

1975 Porsche 914.


1987 Syncro Westfalia.


1987 Mercedes 300TE.


2006 Subaru Outback XT.