The term “rice” is an interesting phenomenon. Originating as the phrase “rice burner” it referred to, with hardly-subtle racial undertones, Japanese motorcycles that were modified garishly in an attempt to convey the idea of higher performance than the cycle was actually capable of. Eventually it changed to refer to Japanese cars as well, and then
For many car enthusiasts overcoming adversary is a skill employed nearly every time they open the tool box. Overcoming tragedy is a skill that some will require, and the way they approach it differs from person to person. This is the build thread/story of how I have been making the best of a bad situation
Be it bad luck, a lack of skill, or persistent impatience, there is a definite factor in my life that contributes to me breaking a large amount of stuff. This hub puller was being used exactly as intended, but years of rust had formed a bond stronger than the tensile strength of the puller.
Big coupes have been a bit of an American tradition, though one that is rapidly dying. Long gone are the days of the Lincoln Continental Mark IV with its acres of hood and equally enormous trunk bookending a comically tiny greenhouse with just two doors. El Dorados and Thunderbirds have given way to a
The magic in a first car is undeniable. The anticipation, the freedom, and the utter financial devastation. Even for someone who had been driving for years in a car loaned by their parents, buying a car that was 100% unarguably theirs is a magical moment for a young gearhead. Suddenly the freedom to modify and customize the
Here we go, folks! The first episode of Drive Fast Not Loud is out, now with a full dose of terrible microphones!