My plans to buy a beater truck have been waylaid by unexpected and expected travel, but now I’m about a week out from being able to actually go look at things so I can trawl craigslist in earnest.
Most of my dreams evaporate shortly after waking, but here’s what I remember:
Is this Zoidberg bait?
I was out walking the dog in the rain and I found the third one of these things within a km of me. This one’s my favorite: an overland setup.
I was walking the dog around the other day and I spotted this Mustang model I’ve never seen before. Can anyone ID?
It’s reunions time, which meas way to much Rainier, Sea shanties, and gamified alcoholism. AMA.
My car (a 2006 Corolla) hasn’t had a cabin air filter cover since I bought it. It’s hard to google for this since I get a million hits for the filter itself and almost nothing for the cover. Is this something an independent shop could purchase for me? Do I need to go to a dealership? Is there any chance a big parts…
Someone on my block appears to have taken the grille and front lights from a recent Ford (Raptor?) and stuck them on a much older Ford. I’m into it.
On Monday I went out for my second lesson in driving a manual car, and by the end of it I felt pretty confident that I could drive any three-pedaled car if I had to (though I’m not gonna be impressing anyone any time soon).
I’m so glad I learned about kei cars because now I see them around town every couple of weeks. Here’s this cute ute! I love their round headlights and little faces.
It’s cool, he mentions a car
Can re-gapping spark plugs cause a noticeable change in engine dynamics?
This Star Wagon lives on my block. I walk my dog past it every chance I get. I am very rarely attracted to vehicles (I like them for their utility and complexity) but I’m strangely drawn to these. I think the push bar makes them look like a pig in a way I find very endearing.
For the last few months I’ve been trawling CL for a project truck. Specifically, a manual Ford Ranger that needs a labor-intensive repair. I’m hoping to get a few things out of this: