Category Archive: 'VINwiki'

VINwiki Car Stories: Jim Murrell – Off the beaten path, Building a Hardcore Subaru

I have seen some amazing off-road rigs but nothing as unique as Jim’s Subaru Crosstrek. Check out our latest VINwiki Car Story to learn more.

VINwiki Car Stories: Bruce Weiner – Flipping a collection of Jaguars for $6 Million profit

On today’s VINwiki Car Story, Bruce Weiner tells us about what it took to buy Walter Hill’s consummate Jaguar Collection, get it running again, and sell the cars off for a profit. It is an awesome story about turning millions into more millions! You will recognize Bruce from his story about the difficulties in owning […]

VINwiki Car Stories: Taking a Miata track car on an 8,600 mile road trip!

I have known Kevin Bandy for years and you will recognize his name from some amazing photos on this site (my LP640 Roadster, Cars and Coffee, White LP640 Roadster, Performante). Today you get to learn a bit more about his recent Miata Road Trip around the country. He took his fully prepped track car on an […]

VINwiki Car Stories: David Patterson – Running from the Cops with ThatDudeInBlue

I met David Patterson a couple years ago at the Pittsburgh Hangar Party. Since then he has relocated to Atlanta and continued to grow his ThatDudeInBlue YouTube channel. He came by a few months ago drove my Ruf RT12S. He always has some great stories so we invited him out to VINwiki to tell some. […]

VINwiki Car Stories – I gave a cop the ride of his life in a Gallardo Bicolore!

A few years ago I was working at the Masters Golf Tournament with Lamborghini and Callaway promoting their new Carbon Fiber partnership and I got pulled over. This was not a terribly unique occurrence but what happened afterward was. Here is the story:

VINwiki Car Stories: Tom Park – Free BMWs, Porsches, and Euro Trips

Tom Park is a good friend of mine that has developed a great system of owning BMWs and Porsches for free while combining them with amazing trips to Europe to pick them up at the factory. Taking European delivery allows him to try out new tracks and learn the cars on different roads. I can’t […]

The time my wife bought a Ferrari 360 for $31k

I have owned a lot of cars but here is a fun story about a time when I didn’t have the money to take advantage of a great car deal but my wife did!

VINwiki Car Stories: Bruce Weiner – McLaren F1 Maintenance Nightmares

Can you imagine spending $50,000 for a set of tires? $110,000 to replace a gas tank? Living with a McLaren F1 is a very unique experience. Bruce Weiner sat down with VINwiki to discuss his experience in owning the world’s fastest car Bruce is an Atlanta based entrepreneur and car collector who has owned over 1,000 […]