Profile of Ken Simmons

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  • Porsche: still out of reach

    Mind you, at $1.60 an hour, neither the mortgage nor the project Porsche were very near to my grasp. Even the occasional Swiss-cheese 914 that ...

  • GM woes

    Even now, with the weight of the delayed recall on its shoulders, GM continues to announce part troubles. It's been a little more than a week ...

  • Dodging debris

    The object pierced the bumper shroud and also damaged the hood, headlight and fender. As the story published May 28 ("Driver feels lucky to be ...

  • Sportbikes shafted

    In their own words, FA covers "such owners or drivers (who) are unable to obtain automobile insurance through the voluntary insurance market." ...

  • Take time for tires

    Among the findings of a survey conducted in April are numbers that show just 41 per cent of drivers check their tire pressure monthly, and of ...

  • A taste of TT

    I like the TT, and I have since its less-than-auspicious beginnings in 1998. Like the Porsche 914, the little coupé was dismissed for its humble ...

  • Mind-blowing facts

    These facts are attributed to racing legend Doug Kalitta. I did find a couple of other examples of this list in my research, but none that ...

  • Time warp

    That's if it was from one of the so-called Big Three, of course. Just think: the car that so many people point to as the start of the custom ...

  • Build your own pothole crawler

    Now, all the best projects start from scratch. You sit down, list out what you want out of your car, figure the shortest/cheapest way to reach ...

  • Spring tease

    One of them continues today to cheer on blizzardy forecasts. He may be beyond saving. No, I tend to live vicariously through the bleakest months, ...