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Restoring a Rare Eagle, Part 2: The Resurrection

Restoring a Rare Eagle, Part 2: The Resurrection

In Part 1 of our Gurney Eagle restoration, we took a look at the scope of the project, reviewed the history of the car, and started tearing it down. Recently, with the chassis and body work back from the paint shop, it was time for reassembly. The goal was to have the car in race-ready condition for the Monterey Motorsports Reunion in August. Did we make it?

by 09/10/2010 14 comments Cars, History, Racing, Sweet Builds
Fire-Up! Vintage McLaren Edition

Fire-Up! Vintage McLaren Edition

With the Auto Display in the new Griot’s Garage HQ (have you seen this place?), we constantly have amazing cars on display for everyone to see. On rare occasions like today, we actually get to hear (and feel) some of these babies fire up. Today’s treat, vintage McLaren. Check out a quick description of the cars, then scroll down for the videos!

by 08/16/2010 2 comments Cars, Racing, Videos
Featured Partner: The Motoring Journal

Featured Partner: The Motoring Journal

I’m constantly running across interesting car sites and enthusiast blogs. One that recently stuck out is Chris Runge’s The Motoring Journal. Full of car stories, tech articles, and beautiful pictures, it’s a dream for any car junkie. In My Garage is proud to announce The Motoring Journal as a Featured Partner! See more Links & Resources…

by 03/23/2010 0 comments Car Culture, Cars, Griot's Garage, Racing
Restoring a Rare Eagle, Part 1: Chassis Teardown

Restoring a Rare Eagle, Part 1: Chassis Teardown

If you receive the Griot’s Garage Handbook, you might remember this recent cover car, a 1966 Gurney Eagle Mk1. The very first of Dan Gurney’s legendary race cars, chassis 101 is an important piece of American motoring history. And In My Garage is fortunate enough to be able to peek over some shoulders as the Eagle undergoes a full restoration.

by 02/10/2010 9 comments Cars, History, Racing, Sweet Builds
From the Flickr Pool: Vertorama Edition

From the Flickr Pool: Vertorama Edition

Vertorama is short for “vertical panorama” (stitching multiple photgraphs together vertically), and it’s just one of the techniques Horace Kwan used to create this stunning image. The car is a Ferrari F2008 which, since it wears #1, was likely piloted by Kimi Räikkönen during the 2008 F1 season. Congrats, Horace. Enjoy your prize!

by 02/05/2010 1 comment Cars, Photos, Racing
Track Day at Pacific Grand Prix

Track Day at Pacific Grand Prix

Paul Zalud’s 11-year dream project was completed four months ago, bringing one of the coolest karting facilities in the world to the Pacific Northwest. Knowing a few of us at In My Garage might be interested (yeah, uh huh… “might”), he invited us out last Thursday for a little track time. This job is never boring, but days like that really stand out.