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    Ebraker Intro

    Have to do intro to get rid of annoying notice (just an old guy complaining!. Anyway, raced a 1275 MG Midget in England '72-74, at many of the usual venues (Brands, Silverstone, Snetterton), had another Midget in SoCal for a few years (a bit small on LA freeways). When I came back from Vietnam in '68, had a Barracuda with monster 4 sp tranny and fast manual steering (spelled "great feel, but VERY Heavy" at parking speeds). Bought a couple '67/68 MGBGT's in early '90's for restoration, but got diverted into Stage Rallying 2000-2005 in California Rally Series. Won Production Rallycross and Stage Rally Championships running Toyota Corollas (utterly reliable after upgrading engines with forged rods/pistons). Retired USAF Aircraft Maintenance Officer '86, retired from Aerospace in '05, moved back to Oregon, built and sold '94 Celica rally car to a rally school, took up a lot of fishing (trout/salmon), 8 years doing Governor's fish restoration committee and angling education. Made one GT from two along the way, and hope to finish ground-up resto by April

    "ebraker" refers to e braking to rotate the car - especially while pounding down a narrow gravel road at some totally insane speed (for which i eventually developed some penchant and moderate expertise without going over the berm).

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    Re: Ebraker Intro

    welcome! sounds like a great project and and a great pastime (rallying that is - fishing not so much at least for this guy

    hang around!
    John-Peter Smit
    1976 MG Midget
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    1958 Fiat Multipla (Barn art)

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    Re: Ebraker Intro

    Welcome to the BCF from another AF retiree! (24 years AF + 20 as defense contractor)
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    Re: Ebraker Intro

    Welcome! We stayed at the Heceta Head Lighthouse B & B a while back
    It was so cool looking out the window of the room & seeing the light at night.
    Do you know Jack Wetherwax,or Larry Englund?
    Just Remember.......
    NOBODY ever says "COOL PRIUS!"

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