In australia, everything is upside down, perharps that explains why in this topsy turvy bizzaroland down under a Porsche 911 964, normally a track king, tries his best and fails to keep up with a pass a Land Cruiser. »
So, I finally got a chance to go on vacation this week. I’m not a beach person, so I took the complete opposite route to most vacation goers: I went north.
The good news is that by morning... her answer hadn’t changed. So far so good!
We headed into Crested Butte to “buy” coffee. It’s fun to buy something on a camping trip because you get used to making everything. Plus, it’s a fun excuse to leave the vehicle behind and meet some locals.
Crested Butte is beautiful, but not… »
For most of Cape York, the remote peninsula north of Cairns that runs parallel to the Great Barrier Reef, the nearest major city isn’t even in Australia, it’s in Papua New Guinea. You know, where head-hunting was a thing up until a couple of decades ago. We just drove through it on the most challenging off-road trail… »
Happy 4th of July! As the holiday weekend took hold we realized it was best to head for a lessor known part of these mountains. I had something special in mind for tonight so I wanted to make sure we found a great spot without RV’s, crowds, generators or generally anyone nearby.
The Alpine Loop is a must do if you’re… »
Ever wonder why GM took so long to figure out that whole quality thing? If you have a decent commute or if you’re like me and enjoy listening to podcasts instead of rock music when you exercise then check out This American Life’s story about GM and Toyota. »
So my buddy, who probably will read this on here too just picked up one of the best deals I’ve seen in forever: a 91 MR2 Turbo (factory) with 107k on it. I got to drive it today. Its. So. Much. Fun. Ive never driven anythig mid engined before, and although its not a ton of power its a different experience. Jealous of… »
Time to leave our home sweet home. The great part about Death Valley’s more remote areas is that in general people appreciate the places and want to protect them. The “yahoo” factor is relatively low. This is evidenced by the coffee cup filled with cash in several of the cabins. Folks who appreciated the place leave a… »
JCVA had our second meet this weekend, in the rain. There were some really cool cars that showed, check it out. »
The rear brakes on my wagon have been squealing for a while now, and the right rear caliper was leaking fluid from the ebrake crank. Rather than bleeding the whole system twice I took the opportunity to gut the proportioning valve so the rear disc brakes can finally start doing their fair share of work, as the stock… »