All car reviews should read like this. Kristen Lee, you have my vote for president of the world.
The Accord is the right answer. Its already “Jesus Approved”!
1st Gear. I feel like this is common for alot of things. Take for example aviation. Do you know where most “incidents” happen in aviation? On the ground while taxiing around at relatively low speed. Another great example, most dangerous place in your home? The bathroom. Yes you have running water in there and a tub,…
Do you need a hug
>Implying fancy Kristen cares about dog on her seats.
I agree with this. It also needs styling that stands out more. Maybe do something crazy with the roof. Or have every single model come armored from the factory. You know, some gimmick that makes it feel truly special.
In E60 5-series with the SMG, the gearbox is notorious for being somewhat argumentative, simetimes resulting in a computer shift when you JUST manually shifted, or similar shift annoyances. This is whiplashy. But the SMG is self-learning, so if you find it’s not suiting the road you’re on, you can reset it to the…
He was accused, they investigated, and found enough to shit can him. Do you really think they would dump him if they didn’t find corroboration of the accusations?
This one is fairly well known in the STi community, but not many people know about it outside of it.
Here’s some things I’ve picked up...
I had a 1991 Camaro RS that I got not-running for really cheap. The Vehicle Anti-theft System (VATS - what everyone thinks is a microchip in GM keys in the early 1990's) malfunctioned and wouldn’t let me start the car. That’s when I found out that the chip wasn’t a chip - it’s a resistor. Buying a 25 cent resister and…
Early Lexus models use sand in the firewall as a sound deadener. Many car alarm/stereo installers have hit sand while drilling holes. Lol
This is an awesome article!
YES! I’ve been hoping you guys would do a podcast for a while now. I have to say though, David, if the work you’ve already done for this site is any indication of what this podcast will be like, then I think we can look forward to a pretty awesome show.
Just last week I asked about a Jalopnik podcast. Ballaban told me to stay tuned, and here it is! Can’t wait to listen!
Its weird, since I live in Southern CA its completely normal for me to say “the 405" yet when my wife went to Tennessee recently we found out no one else does it. Its like wearing a big “I’m from CA” sign on your back at all times. People even look at you funny for doing so.
the 1964 simplication was a miracle. imagine trying to deal with parsing this.
This was great.
We Duster’d in Iceland!