With the successful installation of the window seal, we started driving the Minx farther afield. There was a car show in Brooks at the Vintage Car and Motorcycle Museum where the Laverda is for the summer, so we took the minx there. I was delighted to see this 1946 Hillman Minx with the suicide
You can just see the bottom of a Studebaker sign on the wall above many lovely old cars, and the blue hood-like thing over the top of the Minx hood is on a Leyland tractor. Who knew? Not me.
I heard a nice putt-putt sound as this 1914 Buick Touring Car drove up and parked a Corvette and a Cougar away from our 1960 Minx. (See the Minx below with it's hood up just past the little red Corvette? Yes, the red bits are what you can see of a 1958 Corvette convertible.)
This Corvair Corsa would have my Corvair brother drooling, but he didn't come down to Brooks, so didn't see it. That blue flash in back is HH's Laverda. (I get a thrill just seeing it.)
HH covets this 1940 Triumph Speed Twin, which spent the war years (WWII) and some years after leaning up against a tree out in the weather.
Here's the Best in Show bike from the LaMay Museum.
And here are a couple more bikes from the Northwest Vintage Car and Motorcycle Museum display.
After the show weekend, we went to Nashville in the Hillman, where it met an Irishman who was thrilled to see it, and his son-in-law, also delighted, who went home to get his wife's '57 Chevy.