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I did an Autocross and it was the most simple and profound fun and nerve wracking thing. I apologize if this is long but I just start typing and it all comes out. I did an Autocross and it was the most simple and profound fun and nerve wracking thing. I apologize if this is long but I just start typing and it all comes out.

The last few years have been a whirlwind of poop things like feeling like I was making progress in my life attending college, exercising regularly and intentionally, fighting long held beliefs and limitations on myself, deep serious depression, anxiety ADHD, dropping out of college, loneliness, and tons of other crap…

helmet for auto cross and car activities helmet for auto cross and car activities

What did you buy? Some cheapo motorcycle helmet? Or some expensive carbon european helmet? I am tempted by a cheap open face but dont want to regret it.

I love finding people using tools like they have no idea what they are doing. I love finding people using tools like they have no idea what they are doing.

“I am just a model removing the butterfly from my carburetor from the wrong side using a socket ratchet instead of a screwdriver for some reason.”

what the hell is wrong with people. what the hell is wrong with people.

see how many light bars you can count.I count 15 on 3 vehicles. taken from a classified ad.

Don't mind me. Don't mind me.

I will just be spending the evening tightening my Dodge Viper fuel injectors with my 1/2" torque wrench.

Forza Horizon 2 is 5 or 6 bucks on xbox store. Forza Horizon 2 is 5 or 6 bucks on xbox store.

If you are poor and behind the latest games like me. I dont know if it was 5 or 6 cuz I bought titanfall 2 for mega cheap as well.

seperated at birth seperated at birth

eh might be a stretch but first thing I thought of when I saw that nice AMG Mercedes is a sweet sweet escort zr2.

"Just drive 100 miles and come back and it should be ready to emissions test again." "Just drive 100 miles and come back and it should be ready to emissions test again."

Here is a sweet wagon for some interest to a boring post.

I like the honda element. I like the honda element.

I have never driven one. I just like how it looks like some kind of kei car wierdo retro future thing and has a huge square cargo area. I want to daily a green one and do some sick mods like maybe only wheels and taking care of the plastics like a fanatic. Are they good to drive or terrible? I bet that 4 speed auto sucks…

I paid off car insurance premium. I paid off car insurance premium.

I have never just paid all the insurance up front. It feels like I am free. It feels like I can explore the country in my car driving for the next 6 months. No more monthly payment and worrying if I am being some illegal jerkass driving around. It’s too bad my registration expires this month but let me ride this…

the answer is miata even for art the answer is miata even for art

The NA miata taillights in the MoMA. not sure why it says 1983.

I once heard Tide laundry detergent is like an aspirational item.

like a thing people want to be able to buy when they get rich. For me its tires that are like michelin dunlop or pirellis or something instead of the cheap crap I buy. so the question is do I buy winter tires and hope in the future I have enough flow to buy some summer tires or do I just buy some all seasons?

My strange rambling with Inline 6 engines. My strange rambling with Inline 6 engines.

I used to read more car magazines than I do now. the engineering and advancements of vehicles always interested me so when I read articles about the technology and durability testing of the GM Atlas 4200 in 2001 or 2002 i became a big nerd for these engines. An american all aluminum I6 with DOHC drive by wire nearly…

Where is this photo/I am a huge nerd. Where is this photo/I am a huge nerd.

Seeing whats new with the ford focus for 2018 led me on this rabbit hole of recognizing the location of this photo above so I decided to confirm my brains ability to gather random memories and images. So off to google maps.

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