tommcparland
Tom McParland
tommcparland
Tom is a contributing writer for Jalopnik and runs AutomatchConsulting.com. He saves people money and takes the hassle out of buying or leasing a car. (Facebook.com/AutomatchConsulting)
Jan 1
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I’ve studied various martial arts for many years, balance is critical and many styles including Tai Chi can improve balance without putting folks in super uncomfortable positions. That being said, even as someone with pretty good balance there is a trick to walking on ice and snow, one of the tips is to bend your Read more

Dec 30
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I love me some pizza...like if I just ate a full meal and someone came along and said “Hey do you want a slice of pepperoni pizza?” I would probably say, yes.

Dec 29
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And that is a fair assesment, but when you have already completed 99% of the process, starting all over may not be the best use of your time, especially if the dealer will give in and pull the nonsense from the quote.

Dec 18
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Funny story about that...when was in 9th grade I got a note to go to the vice principal’s office immediatly. I get there and the seceretary looks at the note and says “You cut 8th pd study hall, you have a detention” I informed her that I did not have study hall 8th pd, but I had English 8th pd and suggested that she Read more

Dec 17
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It’s all good when I was a kid people would ask - “Are you related to the guy that does the Spawn comics?” 

Dec 15
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It’s not you...they are really hit or miss and most of their funnier bits they have to bring in either non-cast member celebs to pull it off or retired SNL staffers. 

Dec 15
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I think they are feeling out the market with the upper trim cars. If the demand is there they may eventually convert the lower end models. 

Dec 15
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I would be very curious to see a converted Model X. If you happen to find the info please email me - tom.mcparland@jalopnik.com

Dec 15
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Good catch thanks...I dunno why I always get those two letters swapped in my head. 

Dec 11
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Hmmm that does sound like a good idea...if only someone where to offer such a service... :)

Dec 11
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I want this level of info for every luxury brand. Ever try to find a used BMW with a Driver Assist Plus package? Not fun. Read more

Dec 11
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No, but it would give you a quick and easy way to check the VIN and confirm or deny the car has what you want without having to call the dealer.

Dec 11
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Yeah there are others, but they aren’t easy and they are usually hit or miss. 

Dec 11
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I bet she knows...most folks that are steeped in the Porsche community know about this site