Twenty-one members showed up for breakfast at the "Breakfast Inn"; we were all able to sit at one table and our waitress, Usura, took great care of us and here is taking Brad Reed's order.

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Then we convoyed to Richard Gordon's house for the tour.  His basement contains his Austin- Healey model collection with more than 1,200 nicely displayed.  Lots of other AH related items including posters, banners, clothing, etc.; an amazing collection.  Here Richard tells one of his "400" stories to Vernon Hill and Liz Reed.

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The group then went to his garage and looked at his AH 3000, a 64 MB coupe, a Volvo P-1800 and a couple of other cars.  Richard does most of the restoration needed and only farms out for paint and upholstery.   Here Andy DeVisscher and Jeff Heller admire his 3 bay garage with a lift in each as Richard describes some of his work. 

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We finished by looking at his beautiful Tesla Model S85 electric car.  It's the 85 kWhr battery pack model which gives it a range up to 260 miles on a charge. 

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Thanks to Richard for a delightful tour.

                                                 organized and reported by Gordon Kenney, 2-9-2014