Earlier in the week, a Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters post came up reporting a stolen classic Camaro. Stories like this are usually bleak, with many posts like this staying unsolved for an eternity. In fact, car-jackings are a pandemic in the Chicagoland area as of late. And let’s not get started on wheel thefts,… Read More Chicagoland Petrolheads Help Recover Stolen Chevy Camaro
Love it or hate it, Chicago snowstorms bring Chicago dibs- the old tradition of residents reserving their shoveled street parking spots, each year finding more creative ways to prevent another car from stealing the spot they labored over. Some in the anti-dibs crowd have found their own unique ways to retaliate.
The Mopar ’17 Challenger is everything you’d expect it to be.… Read More Mopar ’17 Dodge Challenger Celebrates 80 Years Of Mopar
If you think I only have an appreciation for high horsepower and incredible g-force loads, then you don’t really know me. I think softness and fat rubber on tires is incredibly underrated. I think a car that can sit happy at highway speeds for hours on end is among the best of the best. That… Read More Kia K900 Is The Perfect Set Of Wheels For A Road Trip
Petrolheads everywhere love a good sounding exhaust. Decibels do more than wake up the car, as they wake up the driver as well. For a petrolhead, it’s like hearing an amazing piece of music, with that one lyric that just gets to your soul. So, for every car enthusiast you meet, you will always hear… Read More Petroleyum’s pick for Top 5 exhausts
Work, adventures, friends and more with a $300 van. Two years ago I bought a 1993 Ford E-250 for $300 and that was the asking price. All it needed was fresh gas and a fresh battery and I drove it home. As a band member, I needed a van to get the crew and gear… Read More How to Keep a $300 Van on the Road for 30,000 Miles and Counting
It seems like just before the first snowfall this year a Ferrari 488 was crashed in Champaign, IL near The University of Illinois. The driver is well-known in the area by other people who regularly see it on Chicagoland Petrolheads and Car Spotters. According to witnesses, the driver was attempting to do a burnout, lost… Read More [PICTURES] Ferrari 488 Crash In Illinois
Are you tired of Evo and STi owners telling you how awesome their car is in the snow? Is their “all wheel drive is superior” attitude making you cringe? Is their vape box the only thing that actually gets them to shut up? If so, I have some relief for you. You want to see… Read More Snow In Chicago? Bring Out Your Air Cooled Porsche!
With the way current news stories have been going lately, headlines seem to be nothing more than shock tactics to get you to click a link. However, this is no rumor. Ferrari plans to have all of their vehicles equipped with hybrid power units by 2019. Somewhere in Italy Enzo is turning in his grave. Believe… Read More Future of Ferrari: A Loss of the Soul?
Do you ever need a replacement part for your car, but are running tight on funds to go the dealership? Perhaps you want to learn how to work on your car, but do not wish to risk ruining your own. The solution to these issues is the nearest junkyard. Back in 2008 when the general… Read More How Junkyards Are Thrift Shops For Car Enthusiasts