Ford LTD from Men In Black.
I wonder if that’s the primary reason why they are so committed to the in-wheel motors; they don’t want to extensively modify the underlying platform. It certainly can’t be for the ride comfort.
Subaru’s Bi-drive Recreational All-terrain Transporter or BRAT. The original AWD car based pick em-up truck.
1986 was the first year of the AWD system on the Tempo/Topaz. It was available on both 2 and 4-door models of various trim levels.
Indian weddings are awesome - the pageantry is incredible. In college, I got hired to be part of a marching band in a Baraat procession. Best of luck on the wrenching! Worst case scenario, you could hire a marching band to pull the Mustang.
To be fair, “Autopilot” can only be engaged during the safest miles of a trip. Technically, we should expect accidents during non-autopilot miles driven to get worse as the easy miles are taken over by Tesla’s system.
90's Supras. Legitimately good car, but the hype around them, which seems to get worse every year, has people paying absolutely insane money for them. There’s one right now going for almost $175,000. And it’ll probably fetch that. Paying new NSX or 911 Turbo money for a 30 year old Toyota is the definition of… Read more
This one started late in 1999, but The Big O is worth a watch. Great soundtrack, great art direction, and it’s one of the few anime I prefer to watch in english. The music, themes, and characters just work better in english. It’s part Batman, part kaiju anime, part 007. Main character is voiced by Steve Blum (Spike… Read more
Except...The Cygnet is incredibly rare and still sells second hand for pretty much the new car price (at least in the UK) It was explained to me by an Aston rep at Goodwood that although it was an emissions/fuel economy excuse for Aston, it was a perfect vehicle for Aston owners who couldn’t fit their DBS or One-77 on… Read more
I was once forced to take shelter from a tornado .under an overpass on the KS turnpike. Back then (before cellphone warnings), it was possible to get caught by surprise like that. I was driving a semi, lightly loaded, and the tornado was heading towards me from the side. Most of the 4-wheelers on the highway that day… Read more
If you see how reconditioned hybrid batteries are put together, yes. They take out each cell, test it’s voltage, then “bin” it. Then they take all the “Good” cells, generally from 2-3 packs, and make a new pack out of it, and recycle the cells with too low of a voltage. Read more
I will not stand for this slander of the 3800.
Needs to at least have some room behind the seat. Doesn’t need to be an extended cab with rear doors and seats, just a foot or so of extra room. So shorten the cab by 2 feet, and lengthen the bed to 6.5 feet.
Nope, Bone-Stock as required by SCCA rules in the day. Mine was extremely early US-spec (mfg Feb 2001), so maybe something they slipped in later so they could continue to cheap-out on OEM tires...
You can get a lot of places with good tires, decent ground clearance, and careful driving (and spotting). Not that you should.