Tag Archives: Countersteer

How Has Your Taste in Vehicles Changed Over Time?

Chances are, you’re not the same person you were in high school. Life comes at you fast, and suddenly you don’t even recognize that kid from all those years ago. Which inevitably means our taste in cars will change right along with us.

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How Did You Recover From Your Car Accident?

It’s one of the most frustrating and terrifying moments of owning a car. One minute, you’re driving along, minding your own business. The next, you’re in the middle of the road, pulled off to the curb, whatever—and your car is totaled.

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These Are Your Wildest (and Most Hilarious) Car Buying Stories

Buying a car is usually a pretty big deal. Even if it’s just going to be one to add to your collection of beaters that make your backyard look like a graveyard of better days, there are so many factors that go into the buying experience—and sometimes, it can just get straight up weird.

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What Was Your Most Bizarre Car Buying Experience?

I have been spending far too much time on Bring A Trailer and Craigslist lately. It’s time. It’s time I start carefully curating a garage of very terrible vehicles that only a mother (or me) could love. But, uh, folks—there’s some real weird buying caveats out there.

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A Jalop Guide to Surviving Winter Driving

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, folks. Temperatures are dropping, everyone is busting out their coziest sweaters, and there’s probably already a Christmas display set up at Target. Yep, it’s coming up on winter, and last week, I asked y’all how a Texas gal should get ready for her first ever winter of…

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Which Generation Of BMW 3 Series Is The Best?

We got a new BMW 3 Series today. It’s not every day that happens! (More like every seven to 10 years, generally.) The G20 model has a lot of improvements over the outgoing car, but things are not looking good for the manual transmission—and that’s a huge loss for us all. Let’s talk about what it has to live up to to…

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What Are Your Best Tips for Driving and Maintaining a Car in the Winter?

The days are getting shorter and the nights are growing longer. Leaves are at the brink of turning, temperatures are dropping, everyone is getting antsy about getting their tacky Christmas decorations out, and—shit. Snow. Ice! Shit!

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Show Us The Project Cars You’ve Given Up On

When I first developed an affection for the automobile, I was absolutely obsessed with Ford’s Mustang. When I was a senior in High School we hauled this 1968 GT Fastback home for me to wrench on. I spent a lot of the next few years carefully disassembling the car and preparing it for restoration. Somehow my fool mind…

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Goodness Gracious, Y’all Have Some Wild Road Trip Stories

Road tripping is, arguably, the most enjoyable way to get from Point A to Point B. No rush, no airport hassle, no depending on everyone else; just you, wheels on the ground, and adventure waiting before you. It’s pretty magical.

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Tell Us About Your First Exposure to Cars Being Cool

Back in the 1980s, it was a pretty common occurrence for tv shows and comic books aimed at children to focus on a troop of do-gooders trying to take down an evil gang of baddies. Each of the characters named and drawn differently so that an interstitial commercial could tout the infamous “Collect Them All” line when…

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