1985 Toyota Tercel 4WD Wagon: The OppositeLock Review

We just bought a house and I'm moving from a house that has room to Tetris in six cars, to one that has only room for two. There is some competitive street parking which will be reserved for my work truck. The two spots are for my '80 longbed and my wife's Sable. As such, my Tercels are leaving the fleet. And leaving… » 4/03/15 10:32pm 4/03/15 10:32pm

1993 Volvo 940 Wagon: The Oppo Review

Disclaimer: Volvo wanted me to drive this car so badly that they sold it to somebody, who sold it to someone else, maybe? (I seriously don't know how many owners it has had...) who sold it to my friend Eugene who drove it for six years and then posted it on Turbobricks for $900 including a carload of extra parts, and… » 3/30/15 1:23pm 3/30/15 1:23pm

2000 Volvo V70R: The OppositeLock Review

Getting to meet your hero. It is something that we all dream of doing. However, most everyone knows that it very rarely works out for the best. So was my case with one of my automotive dream heroes, the Volvo V70R. I began lusting for one after seeing a beautiful example come for sale near me when I first started… » 3/30/15 11:02am 3/30/15 11:02am

1996 Volvo 850R Wagon: The OppositeLock Review

Nearly a year ago, I impulse-bought a rather forlorn Volvo 850 R station wagon. With undiagnosed engine-electrical issues, and fairly scruffy cosmetics, it was on the edge of being a basket case. I didn't even have much of an idea of what it was, but it was for sale locally, and I was looking for a cheap beater, so I… » 3/17/15 6:50pm 3/17/15 6:50pm