truedelta
Michael Karesh
truedelta
Sep 4 2018
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Is Kurt seeing these comments? I wish the Si had had 105 hp. As-is, I suspect my 1987 with 164k miles is kicking about about 80 lately. Wrote it up for Jalopnik when I bought it a few years ago.

Apr 14 2016
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Probably not happening, but adding this link to the first part (where the twin-engined car was mentioned).

Apr 14 2016
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I got nowhere with the deputy. I had to talk to the county sheriff, and even then it was far from easy. I was thoroughly shocked that the deputy wrote the ticket, though he might have been looking at his readouts rather than at what was happening on the highway.

Apr 14 2016
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Heh. My only personal interactions with Hotwire staff have been frustrating attempts to get a refund. To balance things out I should mention that if you do feel that what you receive isn’t close to what you thought you were going to receive, they don’t give a damn. Very difficult to get a refund. I don’t recall the Read more

Apr 14 2016
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No. Any chance I can bill them now? Some people suggested I should mention how I do drives like this, at minimum cost, and they’re part of my system.

Apr 14 2016
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Authors of articles are rarely entrusted with the titles. This has been the case for far longer than the Internet has been a thing.

Apr 14 2016
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My preferred solution is to only drive it with the top down. I have an RX-8 for when I need more roof, more seats, more grip, more power...well, more of just about everything. The Mazda is now my big heavy luxury car.

Apr 13 2016
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I wrote a piece for Car and Driver last September that ranked 53 metro areas by their proxity to good driving roads, and how good those roads were (plus weather and traffic). Detroit ranked 50th. I used specific objective criteria to determine suitable roads. I found only one road that qualified in the entire lower Read more

Apr 13 2016
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Tracks don’t count. And the last time I drove that one I got in a bit of trouble for it. Press car. Paperwork said nothing about requesting permission in advance, so I didn’t.

Apr 13 2016
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The engine isn’t likely to die while I own the car. But if it somehow does, there seem to be many great swaps to choose from. As I see it, I can’t lose.

Apr 13 2016
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My understanding is that you lose about three percent per 1,000 feet. A quick search finds a number of sites with the same (mis?)understanding. Can you point me towards a source that suggests otherwise?