Stories Of My $2500 Beater: The First Breakdown

Throughout the time that I've owned my $2500 2002 Subaru WRX, I (thankfully) never really experienced any major issues that prevented me from driving the car, for an extended period of time at least. This is the story of the first 'major' break down I experienced with the WRX. » 2/24/15 9:10am Tuesday 9:10am

Stories Of My $2500 Beater: The Purchase 

After I blew up my Porsche 944, I was left without a running car for nearly two months. As an eighteen year old living in New York City, I had no need for a car. I was working a full time job and was lucky enough to have been able to have my father drop me off and pick me up from work, in the luxury of his 2015 Subaru… » 2/10/15 3:50pm 2/10/15 3:50pm

The Longest Night Of Our Lives: Another Porsche 944 Horror Story

There I was... flying down the straight after turn two at Pocono Raceway, pretending to draft Mathias, who was driving his recently purchased 1987 Porsche 944. As we approached the turn in point, I got on my brakes and downshifted into third from fourth. The straight-piped inline four shrieked as it hit what seemed to… » 9/10/14 3:55pm 9/10/14 3:55pm

944 Status Update: Post Accident; Bought Parts, Need Help...

So it seems to be just about a month later now from when my car found itself in a ditch on the side of a small dirt road in upstate New York. I recently began ordering parts to try and make everything better, though the parts I continue to find myself buying aren't exactly what you think I'd be buying after a quarter… » 7/30/14 9:53pm 7/30/14 9:53pm

Why I Shouldn't Have Let A Racing Car Driver Drive My Car

It was Saturday, June 28th, early evening. We were on our way back from a long and mentally exhausting race day at Watkins Glen. My Continental Tire Series racing car driver friend was riding passenger with me, while Mathias was following in his trusty 1999 Mercedes ML. Two hours or so into our return trip, my bad… » 6/29/14 9:43am 6/29/14 9:43am