Clever fellow sends text messages to start his car

Our pals over at Make posted this article about Will O'Brien, and how he took an old iPhone, an Arduino, and a handful of electronic crap and made a remote starter for his Subaru Outback that lets him start his car with a text message. The link to his site gives a full schematic of how it was done, and he's made the… » 12/29/11 12:30pm 12/29/11 12:30pm

For $12,000, V8-powered X90, that is all

In October of 1947, Chuck Yeager piloted the Bell X-1 rocket plane through the sound barrier and into the history books. While not quite that fast, today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe SBC-powered Suzuki X90 should be just as scary to drive, and its price may prove a substantial barrier. » 12/14/11 8:00am 12/14/11 8:00am

10 wheel custom Buick must be seen to be believed

Believe it or not, this insane creation actually started life as a 1991 Buick Lesabre. As you can see, this vehicle has come a long way from its days as a run of the mill sedan. Now it has the face of a Dodge truck, an additional six wheels out back and one of the crazier body kits we have ever seen. This "80% done"… » 12/11/11 2:00pm 12/11/11 2:00pm

Rust, Tatts, and Straight Pipes: Billetproof Nor-Cal 2009!

The rules for Billetproof, run by the same miscreants who brought you the Concours d'Lemons, are very simple: 1964 and older, no billet anything, no modern wheels, no fenderless cars with independent front suspension. » 9/20/09 10:30am 9/20/09 10:30am