David Tracy
David_Tracy
Writer, Jalopnik. 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, 1985 Jeep J10, 1948 Willys CJ-2A, 1995 Jeep Cherokee, 1992 Jeep Cherokee auto, 1991 Jeep Cherokee 5spd, 1976 Jeep DJ-5D, totaled 2003 Kia Rio
1:33 PM
17

I need a few million dollars so I can fund a show that’s just Tracy/Torchinsky doing goofy shit together.

12/12/19
5:07 PM
33

I mean, if you were getting (semi-)paid for this shit, wouldn’t you?

I wish I got paid to write stories about the time I had to replace a radiator and assorted hoses in a Dodge Neon after a raccoon chewed through it, or helping my future sister-in-law nurse an ‘89 Geo Metro, which had a broken clutch and occasionally Read more

12/12/19
12:19 PM
43

Also harbor freight has a great engine support cross member for jobs where the engine has to be unbolted. Way less likely to damage things than a jack under the pan and worlds more secure. I’ve used it many times in my car and it changed my life. Also frees up a jack to support things like the transmission and/or trans Read more

12/11/19
3:23 PM
19

Given the sales delta between the 2, im sure they are happy they build it like they built it - strong enough to make it to the next generation release for a trade-in

12/11/19
3:08 PM
34

This effort feels like a half measure, like they almost did the right things, but then decided not to. Maybe not half-ass, like 3/4-ass. A little like the phrase: Read more

12/10/19
8:10 PM
18

“The optional Duramax 3.0L inline-six turbo-diesel is available on all models except Z71.”  Read more

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12/8/19
5:11 AM
1

I always love how the title to most any David Tracy article is always David Tracy-as-fuck and I know I’m going to enjoy his wonderfully terrible decisions throughout.

12/5/19
8:51 AM
21

“I’m still seeing a professional about my experience with my ’48 Willys.” Read more

12/4/19
5:56 PM
63

Oh David.  The only thing worse than an addict, is a addict who shills for his dealer so he can hopefully get a discount.

12/4/19
3:03 PM
4

“A standard that regulates tailpipe carbon dioxide emissions is not just ‘related to’ fuel economy standards. It is a fuel economy standard,” the department lawyers said. Read more

12/4/19
11:09 AM
14

Neutral: I think it will have effects both ways, with manufacturing jobs taking the brunt of it. It’ll eliminate those jobs sadly because the aforementioned less moving parts etc, while creating more jobs at the same time in engineering, programming etc. More tech focused jobs. Read more