Tuesday, March 20, 2018

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Soundtrack Remastered [Project Audi R8]

Sixteen weeks for a delivery. It could have been here sooner, but a shipping mishap meant Kyle’s order for a new exhaust was put on hold until another unit could be built. Unlike most cars, Audi R8 exhausts aren’t usually [...]

September 6, 2017 Projects

Build an e36 Mposter

The BMW e36 M3 is undeniably a popular car. Love them or hate them, they handle well, make decent power, and still look presentable for a car built in the mid 1990s. Like most old cars though, finding nice examples [...]

August 15, 2017 Opinions

In the Bumper Down Under [Project e36 328is]

One word: Plastics. No, I’m not giving advice from 1967 concerning an industry with a great future, but rather that most cars built within the last 20 years are chock full of plastic panels that cover virtually anything and everything. [...]

August 2, 2017 Projects

Switch Blades [Project Audi R8]

As long as you’re semi-handy with a wrench, doing basic repairs on most cars isn’t too daunting. By contrast, exotic supercars instill fear that you’re not authorized to do anything but drive the car and add fuel to the tank [...]

July 24, 2017 Projects

Little Red Riot

Whether anyone wants to admit it, our teenage years are some of the most impressionable. From staying out past your curfew pulling pranks, to chasing your high school crush, that point in time represents the first sense of freedom for [...]

July 11, 2017 Reviews

Gramp’s Wagon Part 2: So Much Room For Activities

When we last left off, the LS3 powered Volvo was introduced along with the plan of attack. Things sat idle for a bit until space in the driveway cleared up from other projects (This is where the fingers  typically get [...]

June 29, 2017 Projects

Well Past 3

It’s usually a lost cause trying to get the new and old schools of thought to agree. The BMW community is notorious for having factions between classic and modern era cars. [...]

June 16, 2017 Reviews

Hand it Over

When you have a car that you’ve turned almost every wrench on, it’s fair to say that stubbornness can set in. Phrases such as “Nobody is going to touch my car but me!” are typically the reason why I spend [...]

June 8, 2017 Opinions

Proof of Concept

The world of supercars is often associated with scissor doors and a color palette shared with the Jelly Belly factory. Cars like this have styling which will make your jaw drop each time you catch a glance, or you’ll roll [...]

May 24, 2017 Reviews

[Project Volvo 960] Gramp’s Wagon Part 1: Introduction

There comes a time in most young people’s lives where they start making some headway with their careers. This usually equates to a bump in pay and a little extra spending money. [...]

May 10, 2017 Projects