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Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Weehawken, NJ
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Didn't see any of you guys at CMP. Perhaps the wet weather kept you away?

I dragged the 930 all the down so I figured "what the hell" - I ran in the wet. Good practice slippin' and slidin' - all at relatively low speeds.

I ran with a few of the "regulars" who frequent CMP, including a couple of blokes originally from the UK (but now making a home in Hickory, NC), one in a 991 GT3 and the other in a Nissan Z car. It was fun.

On the way down, fellow Pelican Patrick (aka "patina") invited me to stop in on Sunday night at his shop's Christmas open house party. An incredible facility specializing in custom sheet metal work (356 restos are a staple offering)...and the boss Tim has a tasty collection of 930s.

Did somebody say 930 collection? Oh yeah! A green '77 (or was it '76) with factory gold center fuchs, next to a '78-'79 in Aubergine.

Eggplant - dig it!

76-77 3 liter paint to sample slate grey

76-77 Minerva blue getting bare metal repaint

Patrick's Casablanca Beige '78

356 buck

Chassis restos

I have a bunch more photos, but this gives you an idea of the eye-candy that I was tripping over. Big thanks to Patrick for the invite, what a great way to break up the long haul south.

Merry Christmas everyone.
Current: 1983 911 GT4 Race Car / 1999 Spec Miata / 2000 MB SL500 / 1998 MB E300TD / 1998 BMW R1100RT / 2016 KTM Duke 690
Past: 2009 997 Turbo Cab / 1979 930
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