Daily Archives: September 24, 2012


Broken Belt Tensioners & Oxidized Headlights: A Vehicular Love Story

Editor’s note: Not all car lovers are nuts-and-bolts people. Many don’t understand how most critical systems work. People for whom cars hold a sentimental or emotional value (“sentimentalists,” if you will), though, are an integral part of the automotive community. Far too many see the car as an expensive appliance […]

2006 Civic

Test-Drive: 2011 Mazda 2

Note: This review was originally published on September 24, 2010 on my original WordPress blog. Back in early spring of 2002, while I was still in college, I test drove a Mazda Protégé ES. The idea was to determine if Mazda’s then-new “Zoom-Zoom” marketing campaign was really representative of the […]