1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer Project Update Part II: Engine Blues

January 22, 2020 – 1:54 pm | Edit Post

My LS engine swap project for my 1987 Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV is well underway, but I’ve run into a fair number of problems stemming from the poorly-made decision to buy a ‘bad’ used motor. …

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El Camino Nation

August 28, 2019 – 1:34 pm | Edit Post
Subaru Brat

I had no idea there were this many utes out there when I started this project for Automobile Magazine, but if you love party in the front/business in the back as much as I do, …

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Getting Weird in the VW Arteon

July 16, 2019 – 1:16 pm | Edit Post
VW Arteon

The second piece from my recent trip to Wolfsburg is about meeting perestroika in the least likely of places, the intersection of past and present windmills, and an abandoned water park, all from behind the …

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Touring VW’s Autostadt

June 25, 2019 – 10:36 am | Edit Post
Autostadt car tower

What’s it like to visit Volkswagen’s Autostadt, the combination theme park/delivery hub/automotive museum built next to its Wolfsburg factory? I got inside access for Automobile Magazine – check out the full tour here.

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Ranking Each Decade’s Cinematic Car Chases

June 11, 2019 – 1:54 pm | Edit Post
Ronin

We all have our favorite chases, but looking at modern movies decade by decade reveals some unusual trends and a few surprises about what each Hollywood era had to offer in terms of artfully-executed adrenaline. …