Welcome to Fast Not Loud

We're a loose collection of car enthusiasts that enjoy blogging about our experiences with all things automotive. Live Fast Not Loud is a collection of our long-form thoughts and reviews.

Why I Fly

It’s 4:05 PM on a beautiful Thursday afternoon in Wichita, KS.  I’m sitting in seat 23A on an Embraer ERJ-145 watching YouTube videos while I wait for us to push back from the gate to head south to Houston, TX.  We were supposed to leave at 3:05.  We boarded at 3:30. ‘The maintenance crew should

Loud, not Fast

Loud, not Fast is a feature where we highlight the unmentionable of the car world; the cars whose exhaust volumes are at significant odds with their lack of power.  This week on Loud, not Fast, we’re featuring a 1998 Ford Ranger with a custom Thrush glasspack exhaust With an absolutely insane 150hp, the extremely loud

The Never-Dead Article: Why Chevy Avalanche Owners Are Still Asshats

There’s a lot of pressure put on your first time.  It’s supposed to be a special moment that you prepare for and cherish for all your life.  Often in reality, it’s a rather forgettable experience that comes and goes far too soon. And for that really unlucky high school girl, it’s a moment that she’ll remember

Why The Mitsubishi Mirage Is a Better Investment Than a Porsche GT3 RS

Car enthusiasts typically flock in herds. Cars with hype sell quicker than Smart TV’s on Cyber Monday and before you know it, every autocross this side of the the Mississippi has at least eight Scion FRS’s. While it’s undoubtedly an OK car, they’re missing the bigger picture.   Every once in a while a car