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Staff Writer at Jalopnik and learning pilot. Loves all vehicles! Smart Fortwo (x4), Honda Beat, Suzuki Every, AmTran Bus, VW Jetta TDI (x2), Audi TT, Buell Lightning, Triumph Tiger, Genuine Stella...
Apr 16
4

...after which they cool off by towing their boat - which weighs 10 pounds more than the limit for whatever truck is being discussed and can only be launched on the other side of a steep pass - to the lake. Read more

Apr 16
2

While the country was already short on gnomes before, the Suez Canal mishap made it even worse. Distributors cite the Canal mess up for their inability to acquire more supplies and gnomes. Read more

Apr 15
5

Good note about that Milwaukee! The Matco one that I used can be used like a long ratchet/small breaker to bust the nut, then hit the button to send it out of its hole. I didn’t need to swap tools to get the job done. Read more

Apr 14
3

Most definitely! They make it quite clear that a late filing is something that you don’t want to do.

Apr 14
7

Have you seen the concerning number of vehicles that appear in my bio? I’m a glutton for punishment. lol

Apr 13
16

It saddens me that many off-roaders seem to take the lands that they wheel on for granted. It gives the whole hobby a bad name, and I definitely understand why the locals don’t want to deal with it whatsoever. Read more

Apr 9
16

The class had a wrecked truck and a blown up BMW. Remove crunched up bits from the truck, replace with good bits from the dead BMW. Read more

Apr 8
1

That’s what my research (after DT’s videos, anyway) seemed to reveal to me. The oil on the dipstick did look a tad thin, so it’ll benefit from the oil change, anyway. :)

Apr 8
47

While the LX was in my possession, I found that the steering wheel does not go up or down. It has a power-adjusting steering wheel, so I think that the switch itself is wonky. The sunroof switches also have some painter’s tape over them saying DO NOT TOUCH. I obeyed the tape. lol