Monday, March 19, 2018

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JK All Day Long

With the introduction of the “JK” Jeep Wrangler in 2007, there were a great deal of changes from previous generations of Jeeps. Does this make the latest Wrangler a true daily driver, or has Jeep bumped up the options list [...]

May 1, 2017 Reviews

[Project e30 318is] Pain in the Rear End

Going to the gym can be a burdensome process. First you have to set time aside to go there after a long day at work. Then you have to sweat to the point of dehydration. The reward for all this [...]

April 20, 2017 Projects

Because I Drive Three Two Five

It’s not uncommon to find individuals with brand loyalty. In the automotive realm, these people stick to purchasing vehicles from a single automaker. [...]

April 6, 2017 Reviews

[Project Miata] Roadster Wrap-Up

It was only a matter of time before we officially ran out of things to do to our little Mazda. While it’s been a short ride with the Miata, we’ve learned a great deal about living with one. Up until recently, [...]

March 30, 2017 Projects

Different Stroke for the Same Old Folks

Drive the same car long enough and ultimately things will change. Yes, you can be the guy with a chrome bumper MGB that is stock as stock can be to appease the blazer-with-elbow-patches crowd, but more often than not, those [...]

March 23, 2017 Reviews

[Project Toyota 4×4] Transition of the Transmission

Toyota Pickups have a reputation of being nearly indestructible. No matter how many miles you pile on the motor, or service intervals that are laughed at like spam emails asking to send money to the Prince of Arabia, these old [...]

March 10, 2017 Projects

[Project 328is e36] Full Circle Suspension Fail

Sometimes what seems to be a good deal is in fact too good to be true. For several years I had wanted to upgrade the suspension on the e36 to a true adjustable coilover setup. [...]

February 28, 2017 Projects

P-Car Performer

912, 914, 924, and 944. What do all of these have in common? They represent different generations of entry level Porsches. For many years, the entry level Porsche was always a compromise because most of them didn’t deliver anything near [...]

February 22, 2017 Reviews

[Project Miata] Riding the Rails

If you’ve owned or still own an NA/NB Mazda Miata, then you know very well that the frame rails are made of papier-mâché. Place the jack wrong, and the rails will collapse under pressure like a 4th grade national spelling bee contestant. [...]

February 9, 2017 Projects

[Project Miata] Racing Beat the Noise

Four cylinder exhausts seem to be hit or miss. Designing them to sound properly sporty can be a tall order. Get it wrong though, and there’s a solid chance you’ll receive a casting call for the next Fast and the Furious movie. [...]

February 2, 2017 Projects