Category Archive: 'VINwiki'

VINwiki Car Stories: The craziness of motorcycle ownership and why you always wear a helmet when you sit on one

Another story from the Motorcars of Georgia days – a good friend and co-worker had a series of very unfortunate events lead to some serious injuries on a motorcycle.

VINwiki Car Stories: Morgan Hughes – Getting clocked at 100 over in Georgia and finding the world’s coolest cop

Morgan has a heavy right foot and suddenly found himself speaking to a cop after being clocked at 145 in a 45. What happened next is nearly unbelievable.

VINwiki Car Stories: Kevin Bandy – Lamborghini Aventador & Twin Turbo Gallardo Midnight Run

A few years ago I put together a high speed midnight run with a rainbow of Lamborghinis. Kevin came along and captured some photos and video for Robert Himler. Here is a video of him recounting that night.

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: Dan Huang – the trouble with buying pre-modded cars

Dan was our support passenger for the Cannonball Record. Here is his explanation of how difficult it was to buy and recondition a pre-modded Scion FRS.

VINwiki Car Stories: I crashed my Miata Track Car

Today on VINwiki Car Stories, Kevin Bandy tells us about his on-track crash in his Mazda Miata at Road Atlanta.  

VINwiki Car Stories – When everything on your Cannonball attempt goes wrong

On our 2013 NY to LA record run, all of the variables went perfectly. When we did The 2904 in 2015, we also had a lot of things go right. One of the other competitors in the race had pretty much everything go wrong that could.

VINwiki Car Stories: Finding a one of one Porsche 996 GT3

Adam is a good friend of mine that saw a GT3 in his dream configuration when he was unable to pull the trigger. Amazingly, he got another shot at it when the car popped back up on eBay. Here is the story.

VINwiki Car Stories: Bruce Weiner’s most profitable car deals

Today’s video is an interesting one. Bruce Weiner walks VINwiki through some of his biggest wins buying and selling cars.

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.