I'm not sure I'd persevere to be a regular contributor, but I'd love to do an article or two (perhaps in a multi-part series?) examining the financial aspect of the sport. I don't know that I have a good example of my writing sitting around on Oppo, but I can look around and come up with something here in the next day… » 4/23/14 6:09pm Yesterday 6:09pm

Cool, but it seems to me kind of like they neutered the character of the place. I love seeing older warehouses/buildings revived and updated, but it looks more like a scratch-rebuild with nods to the former architecture than saving a building. » 4/22/14 11:54pm Tuesday 11:54pm

Gross is measured with just the bare essentials needed to make the engine run, i.e. no exhaust, no alternators/ac/power steering etc. that causes parasitic losses. Net is measured with all of those ancillaries, including exhaust. » 4/22/14 4:12pm Tuesday 4:12pm

You're a fucking asshole if your car is equipped with cruise-control and you don't use it. Because no matter how awesome you think you are, I can guarantee that you don't keep a consistent speed while on the highway. Drive fast, drive slow, I don't care; just drive at a consistent speed, and cruise control does that… » 4/22/14 3:41pm Tuesday 3:41pm

Technically the Mirthmobile would have been a coupe, as opposed to the wagon variant with the funky side glass and different taillights, but this is pretty bitchin'. In good enough condition to almost make me say "close enough", especially with the stick. » 4/22/14 1:42pm Tuesday 1:42pm

Welcome to the life. I worked for a really great detailer in high school and was inundated with requests to help out friends and family. But honestly, I had no desire to even detail my own car while working in that field. Hours were long and the work was tedious (but rewarding), and I just had no desire to spend my… » 4/22/14 10:12am Tuesday 10:12am