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Gold-Plated Porsche How I Sank a Small Fortune into a Used Car, and Other Misadventures

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ISBN-10: 1592287921

ISBN-13: 9781592287925

Edition: 2005

Authors: Stephan Wilkinson

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"This isn't a book about Porsche restoration. It's about Wilkinson's colorful life. That, along with elegant writing, is what makes this book so endearing-the tales are told without ego. This is less a tale about a machine than a tale about a man enjoying a machine."--Car and Driver Stephan Wilkinson was looking for something to do. So he bought an old, run-down Porsche and over the next two years tore it apart and rebuilt it in a garage behind his house. The project cost him a small fortune, and it started him thinking about many other things. Quirky, cool, entertaining, and opinionated, The Gold-Plated Porsche captures Wilkinson's inspired digressions on his various other careers and…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 9/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Getting Upside-Down
The Christmas Present
In Pursuit of Purity
Due Diligence
Project Car
No Warranty, No Nothing
What Larry Rivers Never Knew
When Ferdinand Came to Cornwall
Track Time
Creative Cursing
Acres of Cars
Paul the Newfie
Black & Decker Time
She Falls to Pieces
"That Ain't a Porsche, it's a Ferrari"
Porsche People Are Like Magpies
Gimme a Brake
Ambulance Guy
Porsche Imperfect
Car and Driver Days
The Stripper
Merchant Mariner
"I Hope Great Tragedy Befalls You"
"Silk Thread Is Very Strong"
"It'll Rip Your Lips Off"
The AIM Air Force
Light My Fire
Free At Last
The Mongolian Dazzler
Big Enough