Safe Steering Components Are For Cowards!


When LTDScott isn't gluing huge porcupine quills to a BMW 325e, he's working behind the parts counter of a steering-parts supplier. That means he sees a fair cross-section of not-so-safe modifications to vehicle steering systems, and he's found a site with some of the scarier ones. Faced with a steering shaft that's… » 3/20/08 3:00pm 3/20/08 3:00pm

Project Car Hell: 4x4 Checker or Borgward Wagon?

Yesterday's Quattro versus Quattroporte Choose Your Eternity poll (in which the Audi emerged victorious over the Maserati) featured two fairly different types of vehicle, but there was still a unifying theme involved. Today we're going to go back to the format of the first few matchups, in which two very different… » 10/12/07 7:00pm 10/12/07 7:00pm

Bitchin' Tiny Camaro, Bitchin' Tiny Camaro!

Donuts on your lawn! Tipster Matt thinks we need to know about this VW-based second-gen Camaro replica, now for sale on eBay, and he's right! The funny thing is that it's probably quicker than most Malaise Era F-bodies (in fact, if the engine's been treated to a standard helping of VW go-fast gear, it's probably way » 10/12/07 1:45pm 10/12/07 1:45pm

No Time To Build A Mustangchero? Buy One!

Always lusted after a Cyclonechero but want a vintage Ford cartruck that's a little smaller and sportier? How about this lovely 1966 Mustangchero, available on eBay with a mere $3500 reserve. Generally, you turn a car into a -camino/-chero by modifying the existing trunk and rear body areas into a truck bed, but this… » 10/11/07 11:00am 10/11/07 11:00am