I first put these in my Civic and next in my Golf GTI. In the end, the small increase in vibration and cabin noise wasn’t worth the improved response, especially not on a sub 300hp, daily driven GTI. I’d rather replace stock rubber bushings more frequently than live with new poly bushings.

Unless it’s a race car, drift… » 4/23/15 4:12pm Thursday 4:12pm

It’s conflicting to be a car guy and a bike guy at the same time. Either camp seems to hate the other and doesn’t believe they can co-exist. This crap just fuels another dimwit who’s going to yell at me to get a car/job/off the road the next time I’m out riding. Dear fellow cyclists, don’t support this shit and make… » 4/21/15 12:53pm Tuesday 12:53pm

Shitty? The fact that professional drivers are lobbying to have GT Academy Drivers be classified as professionals instead of amateurs from the start since they're winning so much, against professionals, and they're eligible for more races (all of the benefits, none of the drawback) should be telling. » 4/02/15 7:07pm 4/02/15 7:07pm

like... I get what you’re saying... but what he’s saying is that he likes the kick that comes after the lag. I just had my supercharger rebuilt and somehow, the whine is down a little, but the boost is up a touch... and I miss the old whine, it’s what let me know something special was under there.
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Just shut up and wake up. Not only is most of that scripted in tandem with the producers, but he definitely plays the character "Jeremy Clarkson" for the show. If you see him in any other of the BBC specials or his guest appearance on their game shows, holy crap, he's like positively demure. One of my problems with… » 3/30/15 9:48pm 3/30/15 9:48pm

I have a 200 something piece 'mechanic's tool set' from Home Depot and my buddy has one from Harbor Freight. We just had our first tool failure, a torque wrench, which was bought individually. In 4 years of DIY maintenance and modding over 3 cars that's been the only breakage. We do tend to splurge on specialty tools,… » 3/24/15 12:13pm 3/24/15 12:13pm

Maybe the people at Gawker have similar tastes and all similarly like John Oliver, The Daily Show, etc.? Satirical comedy usually gets a click through from me, so if you're into tracking your website click through ratios and what not... well then the question is, why WOULDN'T you post these videos everywhere, every… » 3/23/15 2:39pm 3/23/15 2:39pm

I'm going to mention that Jalopnik has had an article that went something like, "Why do friends ask car guys their opinions on cars if they don't end up listening to them anyway?"

So why are you doing a buyer's guide again? If you're a car guy you know what you're looking at and if you're not... you're going to go,… » 3/23/15 2:37pm 3/23/15 2:37pm