The Most Useful Tools For An Inexperienced Car Mechanic

Congratulations on your purchase of a hopeless project car, be it a crapcan racer or some other monstrosity that "ran when parked." Here are the tools you need to source to keep it from becoming a permanent piece of landscape art — especially if you don't usually do this sort of thing. » 2/17/14 4:00pm 2/17/14 4:00pm

Project Beetle Rebirth: Picking An Engine

I've been getting lots of questions about the state of my Beetle since its recovery, and I'm finally happy to say insurance companies have been dealt with, checks have been cut, and work is about to begin. My Beetle will be back on the road, better, faster, and yellower than ever. » 6/04/13 5:28pm 6/04/13 5:28pm

This Honduran Subaru Nut Writes Awesome How-To Manuals

When you own an old, no-longer-popular beater car, it can sometimes be difficult to find parts and information. My brand of automotive pain/pleasure currently lies in the realm of obsolete Subarus, and while they do have a decent following, they've never attracted the kind of money-spewing fanboys that, say, small… » 2/25/13 2:23pm 2/25/13 2:23pm