No, not Zoidberg. We found a crayfish (aka crawdad, aka mini lobster) in the woods this afternoon after a major rainfall. Enzo stepped on it twice before realizing what I was looking at.
My wife is there for work, so we are texting as I have dinner and she has breakfast. She sent me pictures of cars and insists that I post them so that I have “bragging rights.” That’s right, Oppo, be jealous of my random pictures of China market cars.
I know that this may be confusing given the plethora of car purchase posts in the last 24 hours, but I’m inclined to delay my recent intent to replace my wife’s car with an off road capable SUV. Hiked Stone Mountain in NC yesterday.
I met up with Jordan and daender at the Tail of the Dragon on Friday afternoon. Fun was had and I went for a surprisingly car-related hike in the woods before heading home on Saturday.
Left for Asheville this morning for work. On the way I saw a couple in his and hers S2000s with tail of the dragon stickers and one license plate LUV CRVS. Also meet the Tampa Bay Corvette club on their way to the Dragon. Finally, I saw the Planters peanuts vehicle.
Visiting my friends running the SCCA Champ Tour event in Charlotte. Couldn’t partake myself this year due to work (and limited talent).
I got an email from a dealer I had gotten a car price from in the past. It’s a list of ways to overcome delays in the sale by the consumer. What do you think, Oppo?
In addition to my commute to the office I drove 4 hours round trip to a job site today, and walked around for 2 hours. Was going to drive 2.5 hours to camp in the woods, but I’m done for the day.
This Cressida competed in the autocross yesterday with decent results.
Guess which 2 hours of the day had the heaviest rainfall?
No more wistfully looking at C5 Z06s, it’s time this Saturday to drive the GTI to its limit! However . . .
Groundhog Day Cars and Coffee, doing it all over again . . . but this time it’s different! In a new venue, much more pleasant, with more space. And the turnout was pretty much the best variety, quality and quantity of cars that I can recall. And this is in February, so I’m hopeful that it will continue to thrive.
Oppos with knowledge of Japan, please let me know what a person might enjoy about visiting Kobe, Japan (and/or surrounding areas). I have an opportunity to visit there this spring, and other than getting to experience a different culture in general, I need specifics to motivate me to deal with the logistics.
My GTI has 40k miles. I decided to go to the dealer for my oil change since my usual place has changed owners and I’m not impressed by how it’s running now. Bonus at the dealer: I need my DSG transmission service!
Of the 40-plus people in my local office/corporate headquarters, I am the only one on my side of the building (local office). Four people are present on the corporate administration side. I almost feel bad having lights on beside my office. I definitely can concentrate as long as Oppo stops distracting me.
The holiday finally gave me time to replace the rear sway bar in my GTI again. I’ve had a ST 25mm hollow bar for about a month, but wanted daylight and above 50 degrees. Merry Christmas!
Lots of people buying used cars have liked cheap, readily available Crown Vics, but they are slowly dying out. Given that the Crown Vic was used in the US for police and other government roles, and produced for a long time (1992-2011, apparently), there are many used examples, it has been recognized as quite reliable,…
I flew north last weekend to visit my parents in New England and played rental car roulette, ending up with a Kia Soul. After putting 370 miles on the car over the weekend in varied conditions, I have observations and opinions to share.
Took the company front-wheel drive Equinox further off road this morning than many more capable vehicles will ever see. At one point I had a fan club of hungry cows.
The post on the overpriced E46 M3 for some reason sparked a memory of a university friend who was a BMW fanatic and let me drive his E36 328 sedan once. After university we didn’t stay in touch (he was more a friend of a housemate). Today I was curious what he was up to, and I find that he is, in fact, a long-time…