Category Archives: General

Why Paul Walker was important.

With the new Fast and Furious 7 movie in theaters now, I have seen a lot of traffic to my post about Paul Walkers tragic accident. His accident received a lot of attention when it happened and has been renewed with the new movie. I have seen some comments about the level of attention his passing has received; […]

Aston Rapide wrapped in Alcantara is so luxurious

  Not only does it give the car a soft luxurious feel, but it also hides dents! Very eco-friendly as well since you no longer need to wash the car; instead, it is simply vacuumed. Photo taken by a friend in Irvine.

Ever been ripped off by a mechanic?

If you use one, chances are you have. Strangely enough, since I always have done my own work, I have never known how bad it was. It wasn’t until a friend contacted me and wanted my opinion on what he thought was an unusually high bill that I learned that the business model of these […]

The Corvette and the future C7

A friend of mine who has owned many Porsche’s and exotic cars over the years is, to the shock of his exotic car friends, looking to get an older Corvette Z06. This has made me think a lot about the Corvette and some of the BS that the big magazines publish about every new Corvette […]

Carroll Shelby dead at 89… So what?

With the recent news of Carroll Shelby’s passing, many automotive media outlets are praising his life as one of the most important automotive innovators to have ever lived. But, I have to say that I have never been impressed by Carroll Shelby and I really don’t know what to think of him. I think that […]

Why Italian cars catch on fire

With the news of a brand new Aventador catching on fire, it seems like a trend in various mid-engine Italian cars burning down continues.

Driving an RC car on the street… In traffic

So how can you keep yourself entertained in off season? RC cars can be a lot of fun…

American road racers?

I was thinking about American brands that have participated in road racing – either by factory or private teams. While all American brands have participated in road racing in one form or another, there seems to be one brand that’s virtually a no show…

Battery tenders and maintainers

After a few weeks of little use, a friend of mine went out to start his car to find that it was dead. I recommended he get a battery maintainer that he can simply leave on his battery so that it will keep it at full charge. Many people know these as “Battery Tenders” which […]

The F1 Turbo Era

I found this great video on the development of a new F1 engine at the beginning of the turbo era. This video is quite long so I suggest you sit back and relax with an adult beverage of your choosing.