Issue 1, 2018

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ISSUE 1, 2018

Welcome to Issue 1, 2018 of Moss Motoring. Immerse yourself in a vast range of stories that range from personal profiles, to technical advice, and more. We promise it’s a ride worth your while. Browse the articles below.

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The Odyssey Home

My precarious and intrepid trek to “The best-kept secret on the border.” So secret I’ve not been able to find it. by Paul Q. Stover   The phone rang. Steve announced, “Your car is ready.” Many years ago I bought a Triumph TR3 roadster. After scouring the country I found the beauty in a barn,…

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Girl on Fire

By Alicia St. John Photos by Christian Maurer   The best years of my life have been spent driving my MGA. Nothing could compare to navigating the curves of Mulholland Drive, on a starry night, with Sinatra playing on the stereo. The beautiful instrument panel, lit up against the darkness. My right hand cradling the…

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The Keys to Your First Classic

The Keys to Your First Classic By Karan Bhatia, member of the Southern California Triumph Owners Association   The desire to own a classic car was growing and it finally felt the time was right to begin my search. My dad, a life-long automobile lover, has owned and maintained a variety of his own British…

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Manhattan Mechanic

Manhattan Mechanic By Norman Tuck I owe a debt to a handful of men, my friends and mentors from my past. I feel that it is important to offer a glimpse, however fleeting, of the lives of a diverse class of skilled workers who shared a love for British automobiles of the period, yet have…

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Growing up at Jaguar

Growing up at Jaguar By Graham Robson   It was a coincidence, really. I was enormously lucky, fell on my feet in one of the most famous companies in the world, and have never forgotten the great times I had while I was there. It all started at Oxford, where I was reading Engineering, and…

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Don Stanford: MG’s Best Selling Author

Don Stanford MG’s Best Selling Author By Dick Knudson     At last summer’s induction ceremony at the British Sports Car Hall of Fame, the first recognition did not go to a person, instead, Robert Goldman, Chairman of Moss Motors, cited a book, a very important book. He paid tribute to The Red Car by…

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My Dad Dick Knudson

My Dad Dick Knudson By Leesa Hudak   Dad was one of a kind. He was a loving father, husband and grandfather. He was a faithful and loyal friend. He was a wonderful teacher and leader. He was passionate about so many things. Most people saw the obvious; love of family, love of God and…

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Puerto Rico Triumph

Puerto Rico Triumph By Germán Luis Collazo Tirado     The story begins sometime around January of 1971. I was taking my girlfriend back to her house. We were both college kids, young and reckless, and chatting away, when a yellow streak in my peripheral vision caught my attention. That’s when I saw it, the…

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Loud Pedal

XKs Unlimited | Powered by Moss By Robert Goldman On a sunny day in 1966, unless it was a foggy day, a young Jason Len took a job working for Al Moss. Jason had the British sports car bug, and Moss Motors seemingly offered a chance to get into the hobby. Fast forward to 1973,…

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