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Author Archive: Dave Nutting

Top 11: Best Wheels Of The 1980s As Offered By OEMs And Tuners

This may come as no surprise to anyone, but I have a real soft spot for cars from the 80s. Admittedly, the majority of cars from that era look to have been designed by someone who was given only a...

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NutJob: Concept Cars – Why I Hate To Love Them

Late November into early December is one of my favorite times of the year, but it’s not solely for the reasons you might think. Thanksgiving is only a few days away, the NFL is in full swing, and...

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BangShift Question of the Day: What weirdo gearhead things do you do to stay sane while commuting?

In general, commuting sucks. Even the word “Commute” sucks when you think about it, really. Just looking at the word brings up thoughts of grey, boring cars inching slowly towards...

NutJob: The new Need for Speed Trailer Sucks – Where are all the good action car movies?

A few days ago, another full length trailer for the new Need for Speed movie was released. I remember playing the video games when I was younger and loving the arcade-like action and high speed...

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Tired of Pro Touring Camaros? Here’s Three Cars That Need To Be Pro-Toured More!

Here’s a quick exercise for you: Open a new browser window, navigate to Google Images, and type in the phrase “Pro Touring”. Quick, how many cars can you find that are not a Camaro? What’s...

BangShift Question of the Day: Is the Corvette America’s best sports car?

The Chevrolet Corvette. Yes, it’s an American icon, arguably more recognizable worldwide than any television or movie celebrity. Its name is synonymous with General Motors performance (How many...

Nut Driver: Dave Nutting’s Life With A 25+ Year Old Car – An Introduction To Actually Taking The Plunge And Making An Old Car Your DD

[“Nut Driver” is a new series that will feature updates on Dave Nutting’s attempts to daily drive his 1987 Chevrolet Monte Carlo in Massachusetts 365 days a year] “Forget this nonsense, I...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Ever receive a surprising amount of attention for a “boring” car?

I recently picked up a 1987 Chevy Monte Carlo LS to replace my Subaru Impreza WRX as a daily driver (Expect to read more about this car in the coming months). Questionable choice in appropriate...

Craigslist Find: The worst Subaru that I have ever seen

Sometimes I delude myself into believing that Brian and Chad have me on board for my witty banter and thoughtful insights into the fascinating world of G-body ownership. In reality, they really just...

RacingJunk Find: Looking for a new house? Don’t worry, we have you covered! (And Your Racing Itch, Too)

I was recently turned on to the real estate Deal Of The Day thanks to a post from Charles Wickam on the good old Book ‘O Faces. The hook? For $315,000 you can be the owner of 10 acres of land,...

Formula E(h)? — Does This Suck? We’re On The Fence So You Tell US!

  I’m going to describe a racing series: Racing held on city circuits in 9 different countries, including 2 races in the United States – 1800 pounds of carbon fiber and aluminum...