Category Archives: On The Road

Car Fires

Recently I had the experience of putting out a car fire. Usually, if your car catches fire, you don’t want to try to fight it. Just get out, get away, and call the fire department. Pretty much everything on a … Continue reading

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Worn-Out Pulley

I was driving my truck last week when I suddenly heard the squeal of my serpentine belt and then didn’t have any power steering. I quickly pulled over and opened the hood to find that my serpentine belt had gotten … Continue reading

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Want An MG? How About A Smart ForTwo?

Another of those times I had to quickly get my phone out while at a stop light to get a picture of the car in front of me.

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Cheap Work Truck Repairs

Last week I spent my time working at a summer camp, something I do every summer. I’ve done a little work on some of the camp vehicles in the past, but this year I got to do a couple full … Continue reading

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Unusual Icy Wheel Buildup

On a snowy day in New York I was taking a drive, and when I stopped for lunch I noticed something interesting on my back wheels. The snow and slush spray had built up on my wheels in an interesting … Continue reading

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Quick Drive: 1983 Mazda RX-7

One of my coworkers recently purchased a 1983 Mazda RX-7, and he recently let me take it for a spin after work. Before this, the oldest vehicle I’d driven was a 1985 Chevy S-10, and I’d never driven anything with … Continue reading

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New York to Missouri, and Back

Just over a week ago, I returned from a my solo road trip. I drove from Rochester, New York, to Springfield, Missouri, and back. It’s a 16 hour drive each way, which I spread over two days each way. A … Continue reading

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