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Rally cross! Rally cross!

Is going very slowly. Everybody is getting stuck in snow/mud. Here’s a pic or two!

Mystery Ferrari (Edit: Revani Beast X, thanks GP!) Mystery Ferrari (Edit: Revani Beast X, thanks GP!)

My dad saw this on the highway the other day. The badges say Ferrari; I’m skeptical. I’m I missing some sort of special edition or is this a kit like I think it is? Dad said the auditory test checked out and it had that unmistakable wail of a very high-strung Italian. Photos:

Chicago-area Opponauts Chicago-area Opponauts

Anybody want a free TV? The TV I grew up playing Gran Turismo 5 Prologue on needs to go to make space. Can’t put it to the curb because you KNOW some kid is going to chuck something through the screen.

There were no pelicans on the Magnificent Mile

Could not believe my ears that the Veyron meme happened walking on Michigan Ave:

Just flubbed a second interview Just flubbed a second interview

I had everything in the bag: half a dozen recommendations from my current company’s executives and other current faculty of the job I was applying to (middle school building tech), the guy who previously held the job recommended me to his boss, the tech director for the district called me after the first interview…

*Steve the Monkey voice* *Steve the Monkey voice*

“Excited!! EXCITED!!!”

ShadeTree Mechanicisms  ShadeTree Mechanicisms 

So driving back to the ‘burbs from Lincoln Park, Chicago. My boring-as-sin 2007 Honda Accord started making a noise...a metal-on-metal noise from the passenger front wheel well.

Car knowledge saves the day

There’s trivia at a local pub that my friends and I go to on an average night. Answer questions, get points. Last question, you bet points Final Jeopardy style.

Bad idea of the day: High Mileage 840ci Bad idea of the day: High Mileage 840ci

Comes with “donor” 750iL car, which is odd, because 740s are a dime a dozen around here. Awful wheels, body damage, everything is questionable. But the want....

Trying to include a basic computer into my desk: Trying to include a basic computer into my desk:

Had an idea to use these headless laptops I have lying around to integrate into my desk (thanks Tripper!)

So there's this gal, So there's this gal,

And she’s helped me out majorly.

Quote of the Day Quote of the Day

“They say distance makes the heart grow fonder, but so do X-pipes.”

That V-TEC kicking in, yo.  That V-TEC kicking in, yo. 

Are their transmissions both as reliable?

DON'T YOU DO THIS TO ME. [EDIT] DON'T YOU DO THIS TO ME. [EDIT]

INDY SPEEDWAY MUSEUM, SUN KING, ROGUE ONE. PERFECT SATURDAY.

Today is my birthday, but this time, something different. Today is my birthday, but this time, something different.

Usually, I will post pictures of Mustangs or rally cars or Mustang rally cars, but this year, I’m not as excited. I didn’t make much progress on my project cars or in life; I planned lots and accomplished little. It’s stuck-in-a-rut city over here.

Mudding and sanding is God awful

Cutting and mounting the drywall? Tons of fun! But with sanding, I am now a ghost.

Thousands of miles to get here. Thousands of miles to get here.

The final half foot is our challenge.

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