We’ve made no secret here at TTS about our affection for old-school Hondas, and Preludes in particular. Back in the 90s, both of us daily drove 2nd generation Preludes – both … Continue Reading 1998 Honda Prelude: Last of the Breed
Or, I Owned an Aircooled 911 Targa for a Year and It Didn’t Suck As a child of the 1970s and 1980s, the big, impact bumper (or “G-body”) Porsche 911 … Continue Reading Scratching the Aircooled 911 Itch
If history teaches us anything, it’s that we humans forget things – even bad things – pretty quickly. You might argue it has something to do with our resilience as … Continue Reading The Car Geek Life, During And After COVID-19
Like most people *everywhere*, there is a good chance that due to the Coronavirus health crisis you find yourself these days with a little more time on your hands and … Continue Reading Car Geekery During COVID-19
There’s change afoot here at TTS. The biggest change and most noticeable will include some more frequent posting. This once-a-quarter pattern isn’t really working for us, although traffic has remained remarkably … Continue Reading Change is in the Air…..
I’ve been considering returning to a two-door as my daily hack. Almost five years ago, my grumpy lower back immediately complained about installing our newborn son and his car seat … Continue Reading Subaru SVX: Polarizing Styling, Please
Suppose for a minute that you have managed to finagle your personal finances through a series of questionable actions to the point that you have somewhere in the neighborhood of … Continue Reading Fiscal Responsibility & Financial Planning – TTS Style!
Last week’s trip to Europe has me contemplating all sorts of next moves related to the things automotive in my life. Really, there are 2 considerations: upgrade the Accord Hybrid … Continue Reading TTS: Five Fun Cars Near the Bottom of the Depreciation Curve
It’s been a while since my last Garage Corner post, partly because I, myself, can’t even keep up with the recent changes. Actually, there’s really only been one major change, … Continue Reading Garage Corner: A New Addition- For Now….
This is the obligatory 2013 Techno Classica Essen picture of Hall 10 at the Messe Essen convention center which has housed this event since its inception. But this hall barely … Continue Reading The Main Event: Techno Classica 2012
So there I was, out for a Saturday drive in Dad’s Toyota Tundra king cab on my way to fetch various and sundry moldings and power tools from the local … Continue Reading Start them Early: Your Kids and Your Car Hobby
I cannot tell you definitively if the British or the Italians actually invented the two-seater sports car, but both take credit. My money is on the Brits, at least for … Continue Reading And now for something completely different: 1985 TVR Tasmin 280i Convertible
I have owned the 1993 Miata for exactly a week, and I am pleased to report that so far is so good with it – that is to say there … Continue Reading Fleet Update: Bonding with the 1993 MX-5 Miata
I was in college in 1990 when the Volkswagen Corrado was finally released as the replacement for the MkII Scirocco – and one of my quadmates had a very early … Continue Reading Scirocco Successor: 1993.5 Volkswagen Corrado SLC
Around the late 1970s and early 1980s, small, affordable, two-seat sports cars were a dying breed. Sure, you could still spend tens of thousands of dollars on a new Porsche … Continue Reading 1983 Mazda Rx-7: Disposable Sports Car #3