Another Road Trip Post - Page 2 - Rennlist - Porsche Discussion Forums

Notices

Another Road Trip Post

Old 01-08-2019, 10:31 PM
  #16  
Gbos1
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
Gbos1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: United States
Posts: 1,341
Default

Very cool thanks for sharing! My 9yo daughter and I have the same type of relationship and she loves cars so this is something we will be doing as well in the future.
Gbos1 is offline  
Old 01-09-2019, 10:05 AM
  #17  
SpeedyC2
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
SpeedyC2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: NC
Posts: 930
Default

Great story with great memories for sure!

I have never heard of Iron Mountain Road. It certainly sounds like one to add to the list!
SpeedyC2 is offline  
Old 01-09-2019, 01:31 PM
  #18  
Oberst
User
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Posts: 14
Default

Sounds like a fantastic trip. Well done sir! I am very familiar with that part of the US, but have not been there in a long time. Brought back some good memories. Thanks for posting.
Oberst is offline  
Old 01-09-2019, 03:45 PM
  #19  
WRXdriver
User
Thread Starter
 
WRXdriver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 45
Default

Thanks for reading, everyone. It was pretty long.

I love road tripping to and then driving curvy public roads, especially with friends. I even rented some sort of boring Mercedes sedan a couple months ago when I happened to be in LA just to get lunch alone at Newcombs Ranch on Angels Crest. That really made me miss the 993 and it didn’t help when the big turnout at the bottom was filled with a group of aircooleds getting ready for a group drive.

Iron Mountain Road in Black Hills is incredible, the wet conditions were a bonus. Unfortunately it’s pretty hard to find a time when it isn’t choked with RV’s. The pigtails are extra-cool, I feel like I’m in one of my own childhood electric car race sets going around a tight climbing 270* turn right over the road I was just on. 14A following the river through the canyon was beautiful, but the delta between an engaging 993 traveling speed and the posted limit is too high to repeat very often. I was fortunate there was almost no traffic.

September 2019 I’m planning to drive to Nashville. A friend there has a 997.1S, and we’re going to head east and spend a few days chasing each other on and around the Tail of the Dragon.
WRXdriver is offline  
Old 01-11-2019, 06:39 PM
  #20  
Dingo
Addict
Rennlist Member
 
Dingo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 745
Default

Originally Posted by WRXdriver View Post
Thanks, Dingo! Iíd sort of forgotten about this thread, but re-read it and was reminded of how much fun that trip was. Iíve followed your 964 DIY rehabilitation/modification thread with great interest. Iím embarrassed to admit a tendency so far to repair mine with a checkbook since Iím simply not willing to give up drive time in the summer and my storage situation in winter is not conducive to major repairs.

Go for the tint! Iím a little self conscious when the car attracts attention on the road and the tint helps me feel more anonymous. The strip along the top of the windshield hides the radar detector which I rarely remove. Iím always glad to help other people spend their hard-earned money, but I donít believe Iíve ever done so from another hemisphere.
I know what you mean! Glad my thread is of interest to you! Totally understand not wanting to give up the car for long DIY repairs. I have a few things I'm putting off until summer finishes here!

Yes definitely going for tint, I'm exactly the same as you I get quite anxious. Plus I have fair skin and get sunburned easily lol
Joining rennlist has not been good for my wallet haha! So much inspiration on here!
Dingo is online now  


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Another Road Trip Post


Contact Us About Us Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: