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Category Archive: Unhinged

Unhinged: Someone in Maryland Built A Mercury Comet Just The Way I’d Like

One summer afternoon when I was about fourteen, my stepdad brought home a completely flat-black 1973 Mercury Comet. It had been hit behind the door, but the door had been replaced and someone had...

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Unhinged: The Saleen FourSixteen, or How To Hot Rod A Tesla

Steve Saleen unveiled his latest project on the lawn at Pebble Beach this weekend: The Saleen FourSixteen, his touch on the Tesla Model S. Yep, someone’s started hot-rodding Teslas. It’s...

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Unhinged: Do You Want Lincoln To Die? Because This Is How Lincoln Will Die.

Lincoln has been on the verge of death for years, it’s no secret. The Navigator and fleet sales of the Town Car kept things afloat, but when the Town Car got axed a couple of years back,...

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Throwback Thursday: McTaggart’s First Automotive Photo Shoot….On The Wrong Side Of The Lens

(Photos by French) Throwback Thursday has permeated my Facebook for a while now. While it can be irritating when a family member puts up a picture of you without warning, sometimes it’s pretty...

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Unhinged: I’m Gonna Get An Airline Ticket, Head To Britain, And Tell Neil Lyndon How Far To Cram It

Jalopnik is one of my most read RSS feeds, and for good reason: while they are on an entirely different wavelength that I am, they are just as geeked about cars as I am. I don’t agree on...

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Unhinged: A Car I Should Love, But Would Hate To Live With

I spend my days either doing basic and mundane taskings around the house, researching and writing stories to keep the bosses happy, or I’m busy running around the house trying to control two...

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Unhinged: McTaggart Decides To Investigate Lawn Mower Demolition Derby

I’m sitting at the computer, near midnight, digesting fair food (read: funnel cake, overly sweet tea and deep-fried Snickers…don’t you judge me!) and I’m trying to make sense...

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Unhinged: 50 Shades Of Gray

The color of a car can mean everything or nothing all at once. A red car might mean fun, performance or a reason for the local constable to pull you over. A black car might look luxurious or...

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Unhinged: Dirt, Noise, And Fire, All In The Same Package

Technically, my trip to the NTPA truck pull in Chapel Hill, Tennessee this weekend was my second truck pull, however it is the first one I’ve been to where I’ve actually seen the...

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