These Are Your 2022 Automotive Highlights

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My VW 411 Lemons race automobile TOTALLY REDEEMED ITSELF by successful the Southern Fried Heaps Lemons Rally. This automobile didn’t make the beginning and finally died with transmission points on the Texas Lemons Rally the prior yr, so we centered on placing it again collectively slowly this time and ensuring we didn’t make any errors. It was adequate in time for the Southern Fried Heaps rally, and the beginning line in Alabama was shut sufficient that, heck, certain. Ship it.

It was an almost 4,000-mile round-trip in a automobile that also fouled plugs and had a demise wobble, however the sheer hooptieness of the automobile and the truth that Jason and I drove it there and again all the best way from Austin—through each our mothers’ homes, which meant that my mother lastly obtained to see one in every of my hooptie race vehicles in particular person for the primary time, haha—meant we had been a shoe-in for the highest prize.

This was the yr of The Dreaded Laramie, arms down, all hail my worst rubbish automobile son.

I actually need to make it new bushings now, although. The demise wobble between roughly 45 and 55 mph yanked my arm free to the purpose the place my shoulder was borked for the following couple weeks after that. SOON! Nicely, after the 944 will get driveable. Technically, the 411 nonetheless runs, so it’s a decrease precedence.

Hell yeah, Stef! That’s what’s up.

Submitted by: Stef Schrader