Torch and David's Unaccredited Life Garage: The Answers You Deserve

Hot damn. It’s happening. It’s really happening. We let you know that we’re here to help with your life, your cars, your soul, your problems—all of them, car-related and otherwise, and you came through, sending us a whole rusty busload of quality, thoughtful, and, yes, sometimes painful questions. We can’t answer them …

I Just Bought This $500 Postal Jeep Sight Unseen And Now It's My New Off-Road Project

For three years now, I’ve been buying junkyard-quality Jeeps, fixing them, and embarking on long trips to the off-road mecca that is Moab, Utah. Last year, my project was a rusty $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer. The year before, it was a dilapidated Willys CJ-2A farm Jeep. And the first year I took a highly perforated $600…

This Nissan 240SX Convertible Was a Legendary Rip-Off From Hell But Is Now Part of the Family

Matthew Cox’s 1993 Nissan 240SX convertible looked fine enough in the eBay photos. It was his chance to own a rare version of a car he loved, and it was fine on the outside! Then he got a good look under the car’s shiny pearl white paint, and discovered that he may have bought one of the biggest rip-offs of all time.

This MGB GT's Jaguar V12 Engine Blew So The Owner Completely Redesigned The Car Without A Roof

We thought Mark Sawatsky had the engine swap of the century when he fit a Jaguar V12 into an MGB GT. Only problem: it didn’t really work, and then that lovely V12 died. So he did what any sensible person would do: hacked the roof off, added a Buick turbo four-cylinder, designed a new tube frame and suspension, and…

Some Pesky Little Bird Decided To Put My Jeep J10 Project On Hold

I just got my beloved full-size Jeep J10 pickup that’s been sitting in my backyard for over a year up and running, as I plan to (probably) sell it to finance work on my lovely 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle. But there’s a problem: I can’t drive the J10 out of my yard, because there’s a bird’s nest on the front…

The Best Thing to Do With Your Freshly Engine Swapped 1966 Volvo Is Drive Across the Country

Kyle Long’s 1966 Volvo 122S wagon would be cool enough on its own, given that he swapped in the more modern five-cylinder engine from a 1995 Volvo 850. The week after finishing it, he took his freshly swapped wagon on a 7,000-mile cross-country road trip, where he’s well on his way to legendary status after already…