When we were looking for a new Ziggy, I located one in New York. Considering we’re in Philadelphia, we were going to have to send a family representative to check things out. Frank put together the following list of things to look over when buying a used car. It’s a pretty comprehensive list that I … More A Mechanic-Approved Checklist for Buying a New Car
Sometimes I go on a random web surfing bender and end up reading too much crap about really stupid things, like Snooki’s baby, which is a cute kid. I’d like to visit them in five years and see what becomes of them just because it would be nice if someone didn’t live up to the worst … More Random Web Surfing Is the Root of all Evil
Once you drive a BMW 318ti, it is not likely that you will go back to driving a Honda or a Toyota. Maybe, you will upgrade to a 330 or maybe even an M3. Chances are, you will probably try to find another 318ti, especially if you find yourself in our situation where we had … More The Search Begins
About two weeks ago, our beloved Ziggy was parked in what we thought was a safe place; behind a very large demolition dumpster. However, when a minivan comes racing down a street at 60 miles per hour and hits said dumpster head-on, well, physics can only do so much. We still can’t understand how anyone … More The Start of a Long Adventure
Frank was returning to work yesterday when he heard an odd noise. When he got out to inspect, it turned out that Ziggy’s idler pulley had disintegrated. Without the idler pulley, the belt that runs the alternator, air conditioner, and the supercharger won’t work correctly. In other words, not a very happy Ziggy. Thankfully, the … More Ziggy’s Idler Pulley Went Kaput!