From Phoenix Arizona to Reno Nevada

Yesterday morning I visited two companies in Phoenix, one highly specialised in competition off-road cars, the other one building replica Porsche speedsters…

First the competition guys… this shop is led by a former Nascar Champion and a multiple award engine builder who made engines for the Penske team, and many others…

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The shop was very impressive with loads of “big” machinery!

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They fabricate a lot of parts and build all nicely together!!

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They even have a four-wheel drive dyno, the only one in the Phoenix area as they told me…

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They have two¬† dyno’s for motorcycles and ATV’s, the ATV competition market is huge for them!

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The outside parking lot looked almost like a starting grid!

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From there I drove to a company that bought a speedster replica factory in California, and moved it to Arizona… real nice speedsters! exported all over the world… this one goes to Croatia…

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They build 1,5 to 2 cars a week..; a whole task…

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In the building next door the owner housed his private collection of incredible nice American iron!

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Around lunch time I left for Reno a full 12hr trip… with an extra 1,5 hrs delay in las Vegas because there was a crash in a road work….:(

Arizona is full of cactus as I told You yesterday… they’re about everywhere…:)

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Hitting Nevada, at the Hoover dam, no time to stop sorry….:(

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Soon after the traffic que in Vegas the sun went down and all went dark… I drove through the night, sad I can’t show You pictures from my favourite Highway 95 with very cool old places like Goldfield en Tonopah… maybe next time…:) so stay tuned!

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  1. Hi Bob!

    Thank you for visiting our facility at Leading Edge Racing Engines. We enjoyed very much our interaction and looking forward to doing business in the near future.

    Best regards,

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