News/Other Stuff

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Reader Question: Disc vs. Drum Brakes?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Meg asks: This is a "girl" question, so forgive me - but why are disc brakes better than drum brakes? What's the difference? My...

Reader Question: Is it Danger! Will Robinson! … or Not?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Patrick asks: About check engine lights: I have one newer car and two older. With all three there is this check engine light...

The AGW Exception

Here's a startling video taken by a bicyclist of vehicular homicide, almost - of himself. The cyclists approaches an intersection, comes to a complete stop at the stop sign. Looks left, looks...

Reader Q (August 25, 2017)

Here is the latest reader Q, along with my reply! Michael asks: First I love your articles. I've learned a lot. Now my question. What is your take on propane injection systems for diesels?...

Ford Fires Car Guy – Hires Furniture Guy

Ford Motor Co. has fired CEO Mark Fields - apparently because of less-than-great earnings last year and other problems - and will replace him with a furniture guy, James Hackett, head of the...

Hero Cop Tazers Woman Because She Refused to Show Him Her Tits

A cop in Arkansas allegedly tasered a woman after she refused to show him her breasts. Ashlea Bennett alleges that uniformed Officer Brandon Carter strutted into her place of work on Dec....

Tesla’s $1.5 Billion Junk Bond Juggernaut

Crony capitalist electric car company Tesla announced this week its plan to raise about $1.5 billion in junk bon offerings to fund production of its newest electric sedan, the Model 3. The debt...

Reader Question: Library Diaperers?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Tom writes: The bastards at the library would not let me in without a mask. They didn't give a fig about the PA...

Reader Question: Used Trucks?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! Ernest asks: You have said the sweet spot for a used vehicle is about 10 years old. What medium truck and what configuration...

AGW Commits Battery – Victim Hut! Hut! Hutted!

Here's video of an AGW committing battery - physically assaulting a man who had not laid hands on him first but who had the temerity to video record the AGW and...
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