What to do with the stickers that come with every T-shirt?
My mom’s car got a nail in the tire some months back, and it has been leaking to the tune of about 3 psi a week. She’s out of town so I’m tasked with getting it fixed, along with the annual service.
Wife and her former classmates had a mom-date, so I had the afternoon free.
Someone asked a great question, so I’ll add it here. Our cross-shop list was:
1. Honda HR-V (small cargo area, no power trunk)
2. Toyota C-HR (terrible sight lines, no power trunk)
3. Mini Countryman (wife found it gimmicky and expensive)
4. Subaru Crosstrek (while I appreciated the much improved cabin space and interior…
C&C event this morning in Portola Valley, CA. Haven’t exercised my DSLR in a while!
Despite an unfortunate reputation and an even more unfortunate issue that caused us to lemon it, my wife’s 2014 Fiat 500L has otherwise been a good car with no significant maintenance trouble. We are about to return the car, so it’s a good time to do a full review.
Announcement to the Good Denizens of Mallcrawlia! Presenting a fair quantity of bits and bobs on the Compass 4x2 Mall Crawler Edition. Gather ‘round ye Fire of Mopar this fine evening!
Limited trim but front wheel drive, aka Loaded Mall Crawler Edition. One of the few subcompacts that can be optioned with a power tailgate.
We made it past.
Not K-Roll, but B-roll.
Evo 5 and 6 were the best Evos because of the wild fender flares. I used to love these in the Gran Turismo days!
Crappy cookie-cutter kitchen faucet sprang a leak, so I bought a replacement.
One of the best ways to see an exotic car is out on the road, next to normal cars. IMO it’s much more impressive than seeing it at a car show or even at an exotic car gathering.
At its favourite watering hole, a nearby Shell that closely price-tracks the Safeway across the street.
Put the gauge cluster back in and washed the car yesterday. Time for a “test drive” to the gym and the cafe.
Bare metal, wires, sticky electrical tape
......is enjoying a good cup of Taiwanese milk tea with a view of Pininfarina’s finest.