Tag Archives: Tletc

I Finally Have Access To a Shop! What Should I Fix On My Terrible Volkswagen?

My knuckles are cut up. My back is sore. My fingernails are scrubbed. It’s been a while since I’ve wrenched on my car, and now I don’t want to stop.

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How Much Preventative Maintenance Is Too Much?

Right now, I’m trying to get my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle on the road, and I’m struggling to answer a question: How much preventative maintenance should I do? (Because this is getting expensive).

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t: Crossing The Sierras On Most Of A Motor

You know your road trip is a shit show when crossing the highest mountain range in the lower 48 on three cylinders counts as a good day.

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The Little Engine That Couldn’t: Three Breakdowns On Day One

I don’t have a lot to contextualize just how horribly my cross country drive in my new 1974 Volkswagen Beetle started. Hell, I don’t think anyone has ever driven to their own tow truck before.

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