Hey Oppo, give me some help with processors here?

Ok, so I've been thinking about picking up F1 2013 for my birthday, but according to canyourunit.com, my processor is too slow to handle it. Thing is, the minimum required processor has 2.4 GHz, while mine has 2.7. The way I've always been told to see it, those little numbers are a processor's "horsepower", so why… » 3/12/14 9:21pm 3/12/14 9:21pm

Fixed someone else's car today for a change

One of my colleagues asked for help with his car earlier this afternoon; turns out he ran a little too fast over a piece of logging that was a little too big, ripping off his Hyundai's sump protector and dislodging the oil filter. After a quick trek for parts, I replaced the filter, bolted on a new sump protector,… » 3/06/14 3:53pm 3/06/14 3:53pm

Photoshop Wizards, I need your assistance!

So I am working on a new column called "Get This, Not That" wherein I present a buyer scenario, I narrow down the field to two vehicles, break down the features on each and render a verdict. This is something I do for clients all the time so I thought it might make for a fun post. (Rally Fighter for your troubles)… » 2/20/14 12:50pm 2/20/14 12:50pm

Well... Christmas Eve not going as I'd hoped...

So... I am all set to replace the shock mount. BUT I need your "expert" opinions on something. The noises (creaks and pops) it makes are consistent with what I think a strut mount failure would sound like, but now that I have the wheel off, it looks like most of the lateral movement happens between the inside pole and… » 12/24/13 5:13pm 12/24/13 5:13pm