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Project Swedish Rocket: Expect The Unexpected

If there is one thing that the CRX project taught me, it would be: when dealing with an older car, expect the unexpected. The 850, though mostly reliable, has proven to be no different. The Brakes Even though it passed its first road test, I still had some concerns. Most […]


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 […]


Project CRX 2011: The SJR Finally Gets its Act Together

This project car update was originally published August 22, 2011. When last we left Project CRX, I was twiddling my thumbs, waiting for the South Jersey Region of the SCCA to get their collective act together and find a place to host events this year. With no encouraging signs forthcoming […]


Project CRX 2011: Small Tweaks and Tightening the Nut Behind the Wheel

This project car update was originally published August 2, 2011. As you may recall, 2010 didn’t end as I had hoped for me and the CRX. Bad weather, family obligations, an enlarged ego and unfamiliar territory all conspired to make my autumn a bit of a disappointment from a motorsports […]


Project CRX Part 4: 2010’s a Wrap

This project car update was published on November 3, 2010 on my original WordPress site. A long time has passed since I wrote an update on my ongoing CRX project, and for that I apologize. For the most part, that has been because I don’t have much to report, although […]


Project CRX part 3: Hoosier’s R6 vaults me to the top

This project car update was published on July 9, 2010 on my original WordPress site. When last we talked about the CRX, I had made some minor changes and was pleased with its all-around performance, but frustrated by my inability to coax it to its first auto-x class win. The […]


Project CRX Part 2: Autocross shakedown and some simple upgrades

This project car update was published on June 28, 2010 on my original WordPress site. The following is a conglomeration of two pieces, originally written in April and May of this year. In an effort to get back on a current timeline sooner, I decided to combine the two. This […]