A place for Pop's stories and projects.
- March, 2000
S2D ScrapbookS2D is a Studebaker Starliner Coupe that was brought to life by Dick Steinkamp. This is a scrapbook of the build process, which finished around the spring of 2000.
- March, 2000
Meeting Craig BreedloveI first learned of Breedlove in 1963 when I was just becoming a "car guy" with the Beach Boys song "Spirit of America" on the first album I ever purchased, "Little Deuce Coupe". Craig Breedlove an epic, 407 per hour. I followed his exploits ever since. When S2D was just finished (2000?), the GoodGuys sponsored an open house at Breedlove's shop in Rio Vista. I drove S2D. It was in the spring. The east bay hills were green. Craig was signing posters. He signed mine "Think fast. Studies rule" Heading the
- January, 2001
You Steer With Your Feet“You steer with your feet.” We were taxiing on the tarmac on the way to runway two-zero. “Steer with the rudder pedals…try to keep the airplane lined up with the yellow stripe down the center…check for other aircraft, then turn right here on the main taxiway…keep one hand on the throttle with your finger pointing forward…push the throttle in slightly and bring the RPMs up to 1,000.” I finally realize that I am supposed to be flying (driving?). I had thought that I was along for the ride and just might
- November, 2007
Stude UtePerhaps the crown jewel of car projects, Stude Ute was featured in the Grand National Roadster Show twice in its lifetime.