Back when the Porsche community was rather small, Dick operated a repair, resale, and parts business on Mission Gorge road in San Diego. The building is no longer there, but here are a few images, circa 1969. Shortly after these shots, he would open the first Porsche-Audi Dealer in the city in a different location. The dealer was called Dick Barbour Porsche-Audi and only lasted a few years before being bought out. There is now a Dodge/Jeep dealer taking up the same building in La Mesa.
|The front of the parts and resale shop, circa 1969.|
|The repair operation worked out of a four stall building with chassis dyno at one end.|
|Dick and his 904, turn 6 at Riverside with a checkered flag waving high taking a victory lap.|
|AutoMotion not only dealt with Porsches, check out the Hemi powered rail wearing "AutoMotion, San Diego" in paint on the tail. Not sure who ran this car.|
|Rare by todays standards an AutoMotion license frame, circa 1969.|
Related post, Dick Barbour at Riverside International Raceway.
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