Tappet Clatter: May 2023

May 2023

In this last issue of the season, your editor thanks the many contributors to this season’s articles. MythBusters Part IV busts those stubborn myths hiding in plain sight. Tappet Trivia¬†features questions about the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Reports on the Cars and Coffee and the Volunteers’ trip to the Vero Beach Museum of Art. Your editor attends his first Amelia Island concours and reports on the experience. We have an Adopt-A-Car report that overturns what we believed about the 1923 Mercedes Targa Florio. Inside is an article on the evolution of steering devices used to guide automobiles. Tappet Tech explores why a mid-engine configuration is better for performance automobiles.

Eric Jensen
Tappet Clatter editor