Twist and Shout – The Saga of the Broken Key
Don’t try to solve the wrong problem. That’s the moral of this story.
I keep most of my various car keys and condo garage fobs on separate lanyards. It makes it easier to grab a set when I am headed out the door.
Last week while re-organizing and decluttering, I put the keys to the Volvo 122 and the Jaguar S3 on the same lanyard, thinking I would never be driving both of them at once.
Thursday, I wanted to Read More
Snowballs in Spring
If there’s ever a time for a car project to snowball out of control, it’s right now.
We’ve all been there. Sometimes it’s as simple as a carb adjustment turned rebuild. Other times it’s a tune-up that turns into a top-end rebuild. Or maybe it’s that one little section of rust repair that becomes a complete body and paint job. Could we leave well enough alone? Sure, but where’s the fun in that?
Last week, I mentioned that I was Read More
From the Auction Desk: Barrett-Jackson Online Auction This Week!
Starting on Friday, you can get your springtime Barrett-Jackson fix.
Barrett-Jackson’s Online Only Auction runs through May 17. Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach sale, previously scheduled for April 16–18, is now scheduled for October 15–17. I’m sure more than a few of us missed their usual April appearance on the auction calendar.
Take a quick run through Barrett-Jackson’s May Online Only car docket here. The sale starts off with a strong run of American muscle and pickups, and then Read More
The Millennial and the MG, Part Two: Perfect Stasis
It’s a sunny Saturday morning and, from behind the wheel of my 1971 MGB Mk II, the storefronts of Detroit’s M-1 Woodward Avenue peel past my periphery.
With my head cocked back and a big grin on my face, I am fully engaged in the buttery smoothness of the roadster’s boisterous four-cylinder, the enthrallingly tight and click-y gearbox shifter, and copious amounts of wind in my hair.
Although I am reveling in my momentary motoring splendor, such moments are few Read More