Name:  Larry Petry

My car:

1960 356B T5 Roadster

Tip-off that a 356 was the car for me:

RS 60 s/n718-042 overall victory at the 1960 12 hours of Sebring

My age when I acquired my first 356:

21 (same car as in #1)

Engine type:


Miles driven per year:


Favorite destination:

Road America

Fantasy road trip:

A drive from coast to coast

Most inconvenient mechanical failure:

The little starter relay failed near Rapid City, SD in 2006

Car I'd have if I couldn't have a 356:

A Porsche Boxster or Smart car

What I like most about my car:

When I get to drive it, and handling

Most unique feature:

Its simplicity

Most recent repair:

Installed a new starter relay that failed in 2006

Longest drive so far:

Trip to south Florida before restoration - trip to western South Dakota after restoration

Next project with this car:

Install third brake light.