Hope springs eternal in the human breast, the poem goes. But Alexander Pope wasn't into cars, him being from the 18th century, so he wouldn't understand how that turbo won't install itself. What's your automotive resolution for 2011?
I resolve to finally get my lonely, disrespected Toyota MR2 Spyder on the track in 2011—if it kills me in the bargain. That means a roll bar must somehow find itself installed under that convertible top, along with new brakes, braided lines, suspension work, tires and wheels—and that's without acknowledging it has an engine compartment too. Oh, and did I mention the Spyder aftermarket scene is about as dynamic and vigorous as the Louis Gossett Jr. fan club? Whatever. Futile efforts fraught with danger, suspense and unnecessarily inflated costs are our stock in trade. That's mine; what's yours?
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