Opinions of car salespeople vary widely. Like every profession, there are a whole range of good and bad people who go into that business. One thing I can’t stand, though, is the wholly lackadaisical attitude of salespeople who don’t keep up with or pay attention to product knowledge. »
This post isn’t about cars. I’m sorry, it’s not. I could tell you about the generally horrible Chevy Captiva Sport I’ve been driving since my car got wrecked, but there’s nothing captivating or sporting about it. So, no, there’s another pressing matter. Papyrus. No, not papyrus the ancient Egyptian form of paper, nor… »
This truck didn’t just pull into my lane; it is and has been driving straight down the middle of it. If that doesn’t make sense, picture this: if this truck were driving in a straight line in the mud it would leave 4 entirely separate tire tracks. That’s how twisted the frame is. It was far more alarming to see in… »
Red. Stop. Do not go. Caution. Danger. The moment I saw that red light, I knew it was going to be a long night.
I was totally disoriented, as I had only been asleep for a little while. Just long enough to get into that deep sleep state where it could have been 23 minutes or 4.5 hours; no way to know.
But when I looked… »
ALL Y’ALL ARE STILL IN SCHOOL ANYWAY, SO LET’S DO THIS! ALL CAPS ONLY! ANY POSTS WITH LOWER-CASE LETTERS ARE SUBJECT TO DELETION!
They ruin tons of perfectly good high end and exotic cars. I mean, just look what they did to that Cayenne above! »
If you think that is what makes your car “badass” or “stealth,” then you’re inhabiting the same mental space your local actuary visits when he straps on spiked leathers and rips around on his straight piped harley. If you really wanted to blend in you’d leave your wheels silver. But now your whip is “murdered out”… »
Here’s the situation: I’m riding home from basketball, when a Maserati Quattroporte GTS (not unlike the one above) pulls up next to us. “Cool!” I thought. Immediately, the Maserati driver proceeded to cut us off. Luckily, he turned into a parking lot a few hundred feet later. Our encounter was over. »
I have two favorite standby flavors that I usually crave when I want some ice cream: mint chocolate chip or some kind of raspberry/blackberry/mountain forest berry that doesn’t start with straw-, blue-, or cran-. »
Don’t get me wrong; I love the 991. I think it’s easily the best-looking 911 and the interior is miles ahead of the 996 and 997 before it. »
A better image to celebrate the American Supreme Court ruling than putting a rainbow flag filter on a picture of your straight wedding what is wrong with you? »
So here’s a “Shit Customers Do” story for you. It’s kind of long, so here’s a Mustang for your time: »
A huge Pet Peeve of mine is when marketers/salesman/ads use the term “transfers up to 100% of the torque (power, etc) to a single wheel!” when referring to brakes based traction control systems.