I once got a ticket for 53mph(radar confirmed) in a 35. I was 15 years old. I drafted a car down a hill. The car turned off and I slingshotted past him into a speed trap. I’d forgotten about the ticket in a jean pocket and it went through the wash so I never took care of it. It bit me a year later when I tried to get… Read more
We had this issues like this 6 or so years ago trying to buy a new WRX STi. We hit up 3 different dealers and not one of them would talk to us about ordering a specific car. It was for my wife and she’s pretty particular. It needed to be manual(were there autos then? I forget), in blue, with a pile of options I’ve… Read more
Gonna keep my mouth shut on this one as I quietly rage inside.
Local BMW dealer service dept treated us super well when our 5-Series needed servicing. Loaners, shuttles, the works. We didn’t buy there but were treated like any customer that did. It definitely assured that if I ever buy another BMW it’ll be from them. If they’d treated us crappy I’d probably never buy another from… Read more
Everything is better in Gulf livery.
This is easy. In 2014 I got to drive my 1961 Thunderbird around CotA before the Formula 1 race with Felipe Massa riding in back. He was a cool guy and gave me an autographed cap. After the parade I asked if he’d sign my dashboard, which he did most graciously. It was an amazing experience being in the middle of all…
As someone who has owned 1/2 dozen Rovers in his day I will say the Freelander is to be avoided at all cost. The OP is correct. It’s not a matter of ‘if’ the engine will drop a sleeve, it’s a matter of ‘when’. I don’t know a single Feelander(unintentional typo is staying) owner in the club I was in that hadn’t dropped… Read more