This is your annual reminder that winter is coming to turn your classic automobile into a crumbling mound of Fe2O3. This GMC Sonoma that I spotted (in Michigan, of course) lost half its bed to old-man winter; don’t let this happen to your beloved machine. Be responsible, and buy a beater.


Sr. Technical Editor, Jalopnik. Always interested in hearing from auto engineers—email me. Cars: Willys CJ-2A ('48), Jeep J10 ('85), Jeep Cherokee ('79, '91, '92, '00), Jeep Grand Cherokee 5spd ('94).

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