Best Early Black Friday Car Parts Deals + Spin To Win Sweepstakes!

Being an adult around the holidays is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you’re responsible for your gifts, which means Santa won’t bring anything you haven’t had to foot the bill for. On the other hand, who says you have to wait until Christmas morning to open those boxes of parts and tools you [...]

2021-11-18T13:29:29-05:00November 18th, 2021|Audi, BMW, Schwaben, spin to win, Volkswagen|0 Comments

Winter Driving Do’s and Don’ts: Seasonal Maintenance and Suggestions for Safe Winter Commutes

Pre-Season Maintenance & Checklist We’ve been fortunate to have a long summer this year, but winter is indeed closing on us quickly. You should have already budgeted for and planned to do at least the basic winter maintenance. Heck, you may already be in progress or finished with everything for your winter daily by now. [...]

2021-11-05T13:39:24-04:00November 5th, 2021|About, General|5 Comments

H2oi 2021 – The End of an Era?

Last year, I attended the ‘unofficial’ H2oi in Ocean City, Maryland for the first time. What I witnessed that weekend in person and through social media from a distance disheartened and upset me, but it was only a fraction of what that ‘event’ offered. I also found incredible people, true down-to-earth enthusiasts, with the spirit [...]

2021-10-04T08:30:33-04:00October 1st, 2021|Audi, BMW, car show, Porsche, Volkswagen|9 Comments

Love/Hate Engines – How To Make Your N54 or 2.7T Reliable

As engines age, they inherently become more attention-demanding as their parts wear. Some engines, though, are simply considered unreliable due to common failures even during their lower-mileage life. That doesn’t mean they are worth writing off, however. The BMW N54 and Audi 2.7T are both regularly called ‘unreliable’ but their performance potential outweighs any fears [...]

2021-09-20T08:21:28-04:00September 17th, 2021|Audi, BMW, Engine, Turbo|8 Comments

Project Car First Steps – Maintenance Time!

There’s nothing more exciting than picking up a new project car, especially if it already runs and drives. Even if it doesn’t, often, what’s kept it off the road is something simple enough. However, regardless of whether it’s been sitting derelict for a long time or has just seen better days, there’s a reason why [...]

2021-08-29T10:13:18-04:00August 26th, 2021|Project Cars|Comments Off on Project Car First Steps – Maintenance Time!

Everything You Need To Know About Brake Upgrades

Last week, we took an in-depth look at some of the best coilovers on a budget. This week, we're sticking with drivability and performance modifications that are guaranteed to offer better results than more horsepower. If you plan on improving your car’s performance capabilities, want a better overall driving experience, or it’s just time for [...]

2021-07-23T10:48:22-04:00July 23rd, 2021|Braking|1 Comment

So You Want To Do An Engine Swap?

Engine swaps are fairly common, even among the non-enthusiast crowd. Whether you’re simply swapping in an identical engine to replace a completely broken one or trying to stuff the biggest thing you can into your little VW for all the power, the fundamental principles are roughly the same. In this article, we’re going to cover [...]

2021-07-08T14:05:18-04:00July 8th, 2021|About, BMW, Project Cars|2 Comments

Project Car Rescue!

If you’re a car enthusiast of any kind, you’ve probably seen countless YouTube videos or programs where the host pulls some junky old car out of a field and brings it back to life. Due to the rising cost of 'cool' cars, it has become increasingly popular for enthusiasts to search for broken or forgotten [...]

2021-06-03T13:15:34-04:00June 3rd, 2021|BMW, Project Cars|10 Comments

Riverside Chattanooga 6: Official Coverage

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of returning to reality after a weekend you’ve anticipated for months. Every year, I look forward to my return trip to Chattanooga, Tennessee for the Riverside Spring Meet where I catch up with all my childhood friends, make new ones, and enjoy some of the best builds the East [...]

2021-03-26T12:38:47-04:00March 25th, 2021|car show|4 Comments