Category Archives: car stuff

Our old cars

I’m still a huge car guy but haven’t had much interesting stuff going on in the car arena in quite a while. But I did get a chance to give the Pilot and Lexus overdue car washes yesterday. The Pilot … Continue reading

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Grease monkey ninja

I’m not one to cross post stuff, but I saw this on autoblog.com and was impressed enough to share it here. I think mostly I just wish I could work on cars all day and have mad grease monkey ninja … Continue reading

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Back in the day…

I’ve been backing up some old pictures and came across this one: Life sure was different back then! I have a bunch more backing up to do as well as some scanning that I’ve been neglecting so chances are you’ll … Continue reading

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Toyota Avalon (1MZ) valve cover gasket replacement

One of the great things about the internet and the many people who use it is the whole sharing of knowledge thing. Like most people, I’ve probably consumed more info than I’ve provided, but every once in a while I … Continue reading

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Alissa’s second X-mas

This is technically Alissa’s second Christmas. Bonnie’s parents got her an early present of a new big girl car seat. It’s the new Recaro Como in cobalt. Here she is helping me put it together. It’s supposed to be good … Continue reading

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Lexus IS300 timing belt and water pump change

The Lexus was due for a new timing belt and water pump so I decided to tackle it on my own and save the $400 or so that I would have paid for labor at one of the local independent … Continue reading

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Out with the old, in with the new

We just bought a 2002 Lexus IS300 with 107,000 miles on it. Woohoo! I know, I’ve been a Honda guy forever… four Honda cars (Acura Integra, s2000, Pilot, Accord), three Honda Motorcycles (Nighthawk, VFR750, CBR929), and I even own a … Continue reading

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I miss my motorcycles

So the top 5 car exercise was so fun that I decided to do the same thing with motorcycles. The only difference is that I decided to make it a top 8 list. I’ll say up front that I’m a … Continue reading

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Top 5 cars

Dennis and I had a debate last time we went karting about what 5 cars we would want if money weren’t an object. This actually required a fair amount of thought since there are so many cars out there that … Continue reading

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Ooooo… new Honda S2000?

One of my daily reads, www.vtec.net, reported today that there may be a Type R version of the Honda s2000.  How cool would that be!?  That might push the Lotus Exige off the top of my lust list of cars.  … Continue reading

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