Screw CrossFit, Buy An Old Car If You Want To Get In Shape

Every time we pass a CrossFit gym, my friend Desi says, "Man, I've got tires, pallets and all kinds of stuff to carry around and hammer on in my yard. I could totally open one of these." Having picked up another 944 to (inevitably) injure myself with, I know exactly the kind of heavy lifting to get paying customers to… » 7/05/13 10:00am 7/05/13 10:00am

What I Learned From The Most Disappointing Race Weekend Ever

All racing is endurance racing for the people whose blood, sweat and grease go into building and prepping a race car. Therefore you can imagine the massive disappointment I felt when all that work seemed to go out the roll cage when my car was shunted just minutes into a race. The only bigger FAIL would come from not… » 6/27/13 10:08am 6/27/13 10:08am

1985 Porsche 944

Welcome to Down On The Street » 10/09/08 9:00am 10/09/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We've seen our share of Porsches in this series, mostly 911s and 912s but with a handful of water-cooled jobs thrown in. So far I've been unable to find any 924s, but today we'll …

PCH, Turbo Madness Edition: 944 or 300ZX?

We're not exactly shocked to see the Lagonda administering a pounding to the Alfa Romeo Giuletta in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll; after all, the Aston Martin's CRT dashboard alone is simultaneously cool enough to move you to tears of joy and flaky enough to make your brain feel like it has angry birds… » 12/06/07 5:30pm 12/06/07 5:30pm

Team Fish Out Of Water Tells Their LeMons Story

It turns out quite a few of our readers were participants in the most recent 24 Hours of LeMons race at Altamont, and their stories keep coming in. Today we're going to hear from regular reader A.U.B.I.E., who was a member of Team Fish Out Of Water. Fish Out Of Water's Porsche 944 finished in 32nd place, and we'll let … » 11/06/07 2:00pm 11/06/07 2:00pm

LeMons Ride-Along With the Team Santa Cruz Porsche!

We saw the in-car video from the Team Santa Cruz Porsche 944 in the comments of our Top 44 Winners of 24 Hours of LeMons feature, but (much as we like Jay-Z) the soundtrack drowned out the beautiful sounds of screaming engines, gnashing gears, and crunching steel. So, we asked Connor of TSC if he could make a no-music … » 10/24/07 4:30pm 10/24/07 4:30pm