Editorials

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Why Tires Matter

I really wanted to test drive the boats on the San Antonio River Walk.  They look like a lot of fun… except for that awkward steering. My lesson on the mechanics of Starboard and Port Tiller Steering would have to wait.  It was time to head to The Cooper Tire & Vehicle Test Center for […]

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

What a wonderful evening for you and your date, now strolling along after seeing the latest romantic comedy.  It’s a picture perfect moment of true love about to be suddenly interrupted by a crazed maniac leaping from the alley! He snarls and takes a hefty bite right out of your date! You run him off […]

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Dual Irons & The Alamo

Burning Rubber in San Antonio: Dual Irons & The Alamo

Although my beloved home of Detroit was still asleep, I was wide awake at 5am. It was a cool Monday in the Motor City. Even in the summer, the mornings have a bit of a chill in Michigan. Yet the welcome from the American Airlines crew was warm. “Our pleasure to have you, Carl,” the […]

New Car Fairy Delivers Your Dream Ride

New Car Fairy Delivers Your Dream Ride

So great aunt Helga finally kicked the bucket.  She was a spritely, eccentric woman, living a long and lavish life.  She left you her house.  The Victorian mansion at the top of the hill all the townspeople avoid and believe is haunted.  Their suspicions are fueled by rumors abound insinuating dear, great aunt Helga is […]

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

Top 5 Used Drop-Tops for Summer Fun

There’s only one way to enjoy a car in the summer and that’s topless – topless as in “convertible”, that is. I could fill the page with “wind through your hair” clichés but I’m sure you can all picture the scene and imagine what it would be like to own your own convertible during the […]

Car Dent Repair 101

Car Dent Repair 101

Five years ago, I was at the grocery store one busy, Friday afternoon.  The weekend rush was happening all throughout the aisles.  As I moved around the crowded store (pushing my cart aimlessly) something truly evil and sinister was taking place in the parking lot.  When I came out with my bags and found what […]

So, You Want to be a Race Driver? Here's How...

So, You Want to be a Race Driver? Here’s How…

There are many car gurus, geeks, and enthusiasts out there who claim they eat sleep and breathe cars.  Some are DIY mechanics, some subscribe to automotive magazines, some attend local car meets, or lightly modify their cars.  Some of you are reading this right now…but for some of you it’s not enough. For some of […]

Color Me Crazy - How to Never Choose a Car Color Again

Color Me Crazy – How to Never Choose a Car Color Again

I could change colors on a vehicle like a girl changes clothes.  I wish the manufactures would invent a remote for people like me.  By “me” I mean, obsessive automotive freaks; the true upper crust of crazy car enthusiasts.  The guy whose ego inflates or deflates based on comments given to them about their “baby.” […]