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2006 Civic

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 […]


The best simple upgrades for your daily driver – Part III: Handling

You know what really annoys me? Someone who tailgates in a straight line, then falls about a mile back when the road curves even a little bit, then blows by when it straightens out again. Indeed, as any real car guy (or girl) will tell you there is a large […]


The Cars We Know and “Love.” Is it Time for a Rethink?

When it comes to cars, Americans love their tradition. Ours are some of the oldest carmakers in the world, with the rich histories of Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Plymouth, AMC, Eagle and Mercury adding to the culture of their parent companies. Hm. Okay, so maybe I exaggerated a little; maybe we have killed off more car history in the last […]


Three Underrated Enthusiast Cars of the ’90s 3

The ’90s were an interesting time for me as an automotive enthusiast. It was in 1996 that I first developed a more-than-passing interest in cars. It was in 1998 that I got my license, and it was in 1999 that I first drove a car that I could call mine. […]