The madness of King Piech was legendary - In the mythical tale ‘The Creation of The Phaeton - The Most Perfect Sedan in the World’ The 10 commandments were given from Herr Piech - and the engineers rebelled, whined and the word ‘unmöglich’ might have been retorted by a poor fool that now engineers VW Polos without one… »
“I hate these cars. Two or three years ago I used to enjoy myself maybe 15 times each lap. Now it’s once every 15 laps! No-one outside of F1 can know what shit these things are to drive.
Today I was under the hood checking the oil and doing a random visual inspection around the engine bay. Thanks to the afternoon sunlight, I happened to notice a name plate with lettering welded onto an exhaust runner on the passenger side header. (only side visible as the intake blocks the drivers side) Woah.
I’m trying to track down a ticking sound coming from my Subaru’s engine, and someone suggested I check to see if the timing belt tensioner was blown. I pulled everything apart this morning and took a video of what it looks like at idle. »
As I was pulling up to the tire shop I got my first thumbs up. A guy who looked to be in his mid 40’s cracked a smile and gave me a huge thumbs up, and as I got out he remarked ‘Man, I haven’t seen one of those in forever! Those are fun little cars!’ »
My 1:8 scale GAZ M20, Pobeda model that is. I started building it last year and received last few parts a couple of days ago.
New dash works, all of the lights work AND my temp gauge works! I’m not sure if the fuel works since its still a full-ish tank. The stock bulbs are in and I was wrong.. it’s a fugly ass green color. So tomorrow I’ll pop it out and put my blue lights in. »
This needs to be an A7-style liftback, but I’m glad it isn’t. They’re not falling down the BMW rabbit hole of filling every single niche imaginable. »