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Category Archive: Unhinged

Unhinged: Since When Is “Liking The Wrong Car” A Problem?!

(Lead Photo: Mopar Muscle) I feel that I write on this subject more often than any other, and I have no problem writing on it again because it needs to be fleshed out and eradicated. It’s the...

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Unhinged: SEMA Isn’t For Hack-Ass Comedians Who Screw Over Others For Fame.

While I was roaming through the SEMA show on Friday, I came upon a the very well known Plymouth Air Radial Truck…you know the one, the 1939 Plymouth pickup truck packing a Jacobs R-755-A2...

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Unhinged: The October Charge, When I Become A Somewhat Skilled Wrench For A Bit

I’ve spent more time in my garage today than I have since the night Eric Rood dropped off the 360 that is bound for the Imperial earlier this year. What am I working on? That same 360, of...

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Unhinged: How Many Gadgets Do You Actually Need In A New Car?!

Ok, it’s time for a bit of honest reflection: how much garbage can a manufacturer shove into a brand-new car before the buying public finally revolts? What will it take for the masses to go,...

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Unhinged: A Memorial To A Fallen Racer From The Other Family Left Behind

When there is a death in a community, you can see the impact radiate throughout everyone associated with the deceased, from the family on outwards. But it isn’t just the family that suffers....

Unhinged: The Woodward Dream Cruise Adventure

The direct trip from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Pontiac, Michigan should take approximately eight hours. That’s a long stretch of driving, but with just over five hundred miles to cover,...

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Unhinged: Driving A 1994 Mitsubishi 3000GT – Catching Up With A Former Flame

I had no intention of driving any car other than the Angry Grandpa Chrysler today, and the only reason I went into town today was to pay a bill and to wash the car…after the trip out to St....

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Unhinged: I’m Supposed To Be Against This Disco Camaro. I Love it!

I heard it before I saw it…the whining that to my novice ear screamed “gear drive”. Being that we were across the road from Gateway Motorsports Park at the Pilot truck stop filling...

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Unhinged: Rear Door Alarms – Your Car Now Has To Remind You That There’s A Kid In The Car.

I don’t care whether it was General Motors or Nissan who came up with it first, I’m just bothered that it exists at all: a reminder device that something is in the backseat. Or the signs...

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Unhinged: Pretending To Be Brian Lohnes For A Couple Of Hours

I have the ultimate respect for the work that Brian and Chad do when they work announcing gigs. They have different styles between them, but they both are excellent and working a microphone and...

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Unhinged: Welding Lessons For The Resident Delinquent

There are certain skill sets needed to be a moderately capable wrench. You need to know the basics of how to take things apart and put them back together in the right order, the correct way. You need...

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Unhinged: Apparently Chrome Bumpers Equals Big Money Now?!

I remember being laughed at when I said that cars from the 1970s and 1980s would appreciate and become just like all of those muscle cars that people had been fawning over. I said it when I got my...

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Unhinged: A Little Boy’s 1970 Mach 1 Is Destroyed Because Someone Is Garbage.

Here’s your language warning: I’m f***ing pissed off as I type this. What you are looking at is the charred remains of a 1970 Ford Mustang Mach 1 that was the best thing in the world to...

Unhinged: I Went To A Car Show And All I Shot Was This V8 Go-Kart!

Forget poetry and prose…today, I’ve been in a pretty screwed-up mood. Everybody has one of those days where the sun is shining and all is right with the world and they’re looking...

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