Category Archive: 'Ed’s Cars'

Ed’s Car History: 1995 Porsche 911 (993) Carrera RS Tribute

I found a cheap 993 on RennList and had to add it to the collection. Here is the story:

Ed’s Car History: Manual Murcielago LP640 #3

I am replacing my gray manual LP640 with a black one that I am having painted Verde Draco. Here is the story:

My recent car stories

I added a few more of my car stories to the VINwiki YouTube channel. The most recent are: How to get a manufacturer to help pay for your next new exotic via trade assistance. The story of the 2017 running of The 2904 in the Cadillac Limo Stories of shipping exotic cars around the country […]

My latest VINwiki Car Stories

I have gotten a bit behind posting my car stories here. Be sure to subscribe to the VINwiki channel to get the notifications for when they roll out.      

The story of the Ruf – great car on paper, bad car to own, very profitable.

Some of you have asked what happened to the Ruf. Here is the story!

The Brock Yates Audi wouldn’t work so I bought a Limo

I had hoped to take the 1985 4000S Quattro on this year’s 2904 but that was not in the cards. I found a very interesting last minute replacement though.  

Some information about how diminished value works for exotic car insurance claims in the state of Georgia

Back when my Ferrari 612 Scaglietti was crashed, I learned a lot about how the diminished value system works for insurance claims. Although the insurance companies like State Farm, AllState, Progressive, Geico, and others are required in most states to give you diminished value compensation after an accident repair, figuring out what amount makes sense […]

VINwiki Car Stories: How I made my wife love exotic cars

Getting Megan to tolerate my car habit has not always been easy.

VINwiki Car Stories: Tracking down the Yates Cannonball Audi

Today on VINwiki Car Stories I offer the tale of my quest to buy this Audi.

VINwiki Car Stories – buying the S55 for $1,500

Here is the video of how I bought the S55 we used to win The 2904 in 2015.