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[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

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 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

[Project 328is E36] Undoing the Upgrade

I’ve been monkeying with old Bavarian cars for about ten years now. In that time, I’ve been able to test a lot of the tried-and-true “upgrades” folks seem to perform to these cars. When the 328 received its s52 swap 3 [...]

January 23, 2017 Projects

Cirrusly a Good Time

Someone’s ideal build of a car usually takes years before it’s properly dialed. Yet by the time everything comes together, the plans have probably changed in one way or another. [...]

October 25, 2016 Reviews

[Project E36 318is] Lieutenant Dan to Ground Control

Our latest project car, the extra-not-fast BMW 318is, is being tweaked into a fun daily driver without going overboard. [...]

October 11, 2016 Projects

[Project E36 318is] Caking On the Makeup

Cosmetic pieces are usually the last additions I make to a car. Namely because their only function is to look pretty. [...]

September 8, 2016 Projects

[Project E36 318is] Down 2 Cylinders but up 4 Valves

With the recent sale of Milton’s e30, you might think things were starting to settle around on the garage front, but like usual, there was another project brewing. [...]

August 26, 2016 Projects

[Project E30 325is] E30 Gets a New Home

My friends and I have surrounded ourselves with the e30 BMW since we first got our drivers licenses nearly ten years ago. [...]

August 18, 2016 Projects