Life is fluid. People, machines, clouds, rain etc. all come and go. Just the memories of the various interactions and encounters stay with us for eternity. Of course, for classic car enthusiasts, that isn't entirely true. Some days, with the numerous cars coming and going from the shop, it quickly turns into a blur. Occasionally, we need something to root all that down. A machine, preferably with a horizontally opposed motor....Read More
As summer kicks into high gear, we'd like to take a moment to introduce the newest addition to the Benton team - Steven Kaufman. Steven is a recent California transplant from New York State, having recently driven across the country with his fiance in a U-Haul truck. He's been wrenching for as long as he can remember, which can be partly attributed to his old man, who restores cars for a hobby. An early introduction to Le Mans meant that the Porsche crest holds a special place in this man's heart, and a degree in mechanical and automotive engineering bestows him with a level of confidence with which he can accurately diagnose and resolve any malady that your aircooled steed may be afflicted with. Always ready with a joke and a wrench, he has already become a valued member of the shop. Don't hesitate to say hi whenever you stop by!
The boys from Donut Media stopped by the shop to get a true taste of all things aircooled. A conversation and interview with John quickly grew into a crash course of the current state of aircooled market, what makes these cars so special and why they're a pleasure to work on....most of the time. Keep a look out for the video which we'll share here as well, for your viewing pleasure.