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Car #44: The Best Mercedes is a Cheap Diesel Mercedes.

Car #44: The Best Mercedes is a Cheap Diesel Mercedes.

There is a saying that the most expensive Mercedes is a cheap Mercedes. Honestly, why shouldn’t I believe that? If Volkswagen, the least expensive car of the German bunch, can have parts that make my wallet cringe, then logically the luxury brand Mercedes must bring outright fear. But so far its been…
The greatest tow vehicle, ever?

The greatest tow vehicle, ever?

I currently tow my race car with a 2011 Ford F150 crew cab. It’s great. I rarely find an issue with it when towing to races. But, it’s not perfect. There are occasions where having a topper for the bed would be beneficial, but I can’t justify the cost and lost…
Does VW Cheat At Everything?

Does VW Cheat At Everything?

The recent diesel scandal that forced CEO Martin Winterkorn to step down brings the whole brand into question. If they are willing to cheat a government’s emissions standards and in turn cheat customers into thinking they are buying better cars than they really are, where would they stop? Is anything…
The VW Diesel Hullabaloo

The VW Diesel Hullabaloo

I am not here to question the morality of what Volkswagen did or why. Such questions are for philosophers and the religious and I am neither. I do however disagree with how the impact of the diesel emissions is being presented. Its important to note that emissions regulations do exisit…
Top Extreme Hillclimb

Top Extreme Hillclimb

What the hell is this? I’ve seen hill climbs before. Normally its jeeps and pickup trucks and some tube frame specials. I’ve even seen Formula Extreme hill climbs. But this has Tatra 6×6, 8×8, Praga V3S (I dont even know what a Praga is…) Its called the TOP Extreme Hillclimb. Its…