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Challenge Accepted – Taking On The Yellow Prius

A microwave heats faster, but a BBQ tastes better. There was this yellow Prius (XW60) passing by while I was waiting at the STOP sign. I thought it was probably someone on their way to get groceries, but suddenly, I found myself speeding up and chasing it to the highway.The first section was uphill, and […]

Panda – A Two Tone E39 Touring

Despite the bad looks, the Touring is not that bad. This was once a great car, formerly driven by a mayor in another island, and it had a beautiful original color too. But someone, somewhere along its history, decided it was a good idea to dip the entire car in a giant bucket of a […]

Resurrecting Retro: Salvageyard Baccara Wheels for the Renault 21

I was on tour from one salvageyard to another in search of some parts for my cars, mainly for the Renault 21, when I spotted these Baccara wheels. They were mounted on a Clio I and since I could only see one side of the car, I didn’t knew if the set was complete. Luckily, […]

Kickstarting Another Money Pit

As soon as the Renault 21 arrived at my new home, I began exploring what I could readily do, and it didn’t take long until I placed an order for the first batch of parts. Let another money pit begin. Everything is cheap for this car, although some parts may be difficult to find due […]

Baby Steps on Project 21 – Wind Deflectors

I am a petrolhead since I was a little kid and quickly began to notice and get curious about the smallest details. Back then, everything was purely aesthethic to me and wind deflectors were maybe the first thing I can remember to dislike in a car. I wasn’t quite fond with the way it messed […]

French Quirks – Yellow Headlights

From Xenon with a weird greenish tone to a yellow headlight wrap, this time I had to this properly. In 1930s French Government required that every new vehicle sold in France to be equipped with yellow dipped beams, either by military reasons or because those were smoother to the eyes of the oncoming drivers than […]

E39 Chapter III – 520i Touring

My first experience with a 5 Series BMW E39 ended up being a very short one. Back then I was just searching for something to begin a project, to rebuild and learn along the way, and didn’t have any make, model, body type or fuel restrictions. In fact, the only condition was that it had […]

Another Project: At Last, An E34!

Another working day coming to an end, the weather was good and I took a different route to drive home. The short trip was almost done when I spotted an old BMW for sale that spiced up my curiosity enough to make me turn around and take a closer look, even when my mind began […]