This level of car racing is an entirely different world. Cars are insured for everything including race damage. It may not cover all the cost, but much of it. The Lister won't be written off. They'll just send it back to Lister. Before that Lister was priceless I got to drive it some. It had been repaired many times… » 3/22/15 1:55pm 3/22/15 1:55pm

I don't think this is the same engine as in SAABs. This engine was also in my first car, a Chevy Citation 4 door liftback with a 4 speed. It did 0-60 in about 9ish seconds per my friend's stopwatch. The SAAB engines were from Opel I think. » 3/09/15 1:12pm 3/09/15 1:12pm

If it were a 79-81 with a 5 speed, then this is worth it. But the 4 speeds in this one are notorious for failing. The wedges ate actually really comfortable and easy to drive. With a header and a tweak or two they can be pretty quick. But this one is from a factory that had big quality issues. The last three years… » 2/15/15 1:11pm 2/15/15 1:11pm

A good thing to do is find the local Operation Lifesaver group and go to their next presentation. Trains are deceptively fast and believe it or not, quiet. I love trains as much as cars and am around tem all the time, but there is a safe way to do it. If your car is stuck on the tracks, leave it. Get everyone out,… » 2/09/15 11:18pm 2/09/15 11:18pm