(Editor’s note: This is the final of three stories in which Mike Dyott, owner of the ‘barn-found’ Porsche Speedster for sale on ClassicCars.com, shares his story in his own words.)
By Mike Dyott
With a broken rod, I had to come clean about my evil past, my racing in secret. I survived without physical abuse but was ostracized for weeks. Part of what saved me was that I’d bought her a VW “bug” for Christmas so she had her own car to drive.
Now that the truth was out and I’d gotten a decent bank account, her’s was separate, I was in a way able to add a little racing upgrade here and there and that’s how I’d end up rebuilding the engine so many times. First came an Isky cam, then Zenith carbs, then a C case and on until it got to its present configuration. Continue reading