With a good enough chassis, the slightly muted engine doesn’t really play as big of a role as you might think. Friend of Pretoleyum, Manuel Carrillo, tests two Honda Civics that are quite a lot unlike each other. The challenge is presented in part by two Honda Civic models separated by 7 years. Dressed in… Read More Pitching Honda’s New Civic Sport Against A Late Model Civic Si
Last month I got offered a huge opportunity, to record music out by New York City and get paid for it. Normally anyone would fly, but the recording studio had asked the drummer and I to bring our own gear. So a set of wheels was needed. It would be 14 hours of driving time… Read More Driving A Borrowed Chrysler Across Country
Premium audio systems are a hot-ticket item that some salesmen might have you go for, but make sure the system matches your music tastes first. The answer to this question ultimately depends on what you listen to. These days music is usually multiple tracks merged together. Music recordings started as a single track, then a… Read More Do We Need Expensive Factory Audio?
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
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
Bikes and hybrids ease the pains of traffic, and save more fuel for enthusiasts. Let’s face it, whenever we see someone on a bike, we see the person as someone in the way. They hardly ever stop at stop signs, weave though traffic and love to throw a fit whenever they get hurt or almost… Read More Car Enthusiasts Should Respect Bicyclists And Prius Owners.
Is the so-called “smart car” making us less intelligent drivers? I say yes. Back when cars were first mass-produced for the public, they were complicated machines. You had to crank them to start them, be able to identify all of the fluids, let them warm up and give yourself plenty of time to slow down.… Read More Are Smart Cars Making Us Less Intelligent?
I’ll start by saying there have been few pure driving games like Forza Horizon 3. Since its Initial release date on September 27th 2016, the game hasn’t had any dull moments. The people at Turn 10 Studios and Forza have created a perfect blend of Open World gaming and Motorsports racing with 433 cars to… Read More Forza Horizon 3 Is A BLAST!
What is it about car shows that make them so incredibly alluring? So much so that we jump out of bed at 6 in the morning on a weekend, even though we stumble and roll out when it’s time to go to work on Monday. Why? Why do we enjoy staring at a collection of… Read More A Love Letter to Car Shows
For all intents and purposes, I should have absolutely no interest in cars. I shouldn’t be able to differentiate between the sound of a blaring V8 revving to 5,000 RPM and a Prius with a hole in it’s exhaust, but I (thankfully) can. A lot of petrol-heads that I’m friends with seem to have either… Read More The Unlikely Petrolhead