Pay It Forward – BMW Style

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I was backed into a corner. Literally, my beloved E21 had been backed into the corner parking space for weeks at a time. Afraid that it wouldn’t pass emissions, it was left it to sit. Occasionally, it’d be started for a while. Maybe a few laps around the block. After a lifetime of use and … Continue reading

Paul Walker Tribute

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After hearing the news about the recent death of “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker, I stumbled upon a brief article mentioning how much of a down-to-earth, genuine car guy he actually was. Not only did he really enjoy driving cars, but also performing basic maintenance, talking automotive things, just like any other gearhead. It is unfortunate … Continue reading

Jack’s Toy – Petrolicious

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There is almost no BMW more unique than the BMW Isetta. From the three wheel bubble window, to the four wheel executive 600, these little cars earned a place in history. Being the first mass produced 3liters/100kilometer car, the ~9.5 horsepower engine propelled these vehicles (and those daring enough to try) over 50 miles per … Continue reading

BMW Turbos

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The Modern Turbo: BMW’s New Venture in Turbocharging? Should a turbocharger sit under the hood of a BMW? Until recently, it was an uncommon site to see a turbocharger nestled beneath the hood of a BMW. It seems that the recent push for ‘green’ technology has been influencing innovation, especially in automobile design. Most manufacturers … Continue reading

The Brown Bomber

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It all started with me as a typical young boy; two parents, two brothers, four grandparents and your typical pet dog. I was born in the same house that I lived in through high school, went to the same church I was baptized in, and had many of the same friends since elementary school. I … Continue reading