Nohea Strong Car Show Draws 150 Cars and Motorcycles

  By Shawn Merrill   Here’s what you missed at the Big Island’s first car show of the year!   The event was held on Saturday, January 14th in Kailua-Kona at the Kealaheke High School.   There were about 20 motorcycles and about 130 cars, along with entertainment and good food. It was all for a good cause — a charity event for a young woman’s fight with stage 4 cancer.   Though my 2007 SL550 did not win the sports car class, it was…

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Neatly tucked into the console with the original carpet piece beneath.

R107 – Brake pads and new console pad

The first day of the new year gave me some time out to continue last year’s unfinished projects. The previous owner of my car evidently punched a hole through the console bin and the carpet piece over it. I’ve been wanting to change it for the longest time and recently found a covering I thought I’d like. The original was a gray carpet piece of the same material as the cabin carpeting. It looked okay, but rather dull. Last week I took notice of a…

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