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Automotive accessory reviews, car reviews and more — if it’s a review related to cars, this is where you’ll find it. All vehicles are ones I’ve either personally owned and driven, or that I’ve borrowed and driven for extensive periods of time. To date, they were all used when I started with them and are described as thoroughly as possible in the review. If there are any accessories, additives, tools or other items you’d like to see reviewed, please let me know through the “contact” page.

The 1998 Ford Taurus: Heading for Mechanical Disaster

The 1998 Ford Taurus: Heading for Mechanical DisasterThis review of the 1998 Ford Taurus details a wide range of problems with design, transmission reliability and other similar issues. Other than its wonderful handling on ice, this car was a non-stop headache from purchase to... Read More »

The 1994 Ford F-150 Extended Cab: Reviewed Over Snow, Ice and Mountains

Reviewed 1994 Ford F-150 stayed with us for 4 years and about 100,000 miles. It ran great, though the cruise control was disabled for a recall and the clutch had to be... Read More »

1987 Plymouth Caravelle: Last of the Non-Stop Dinosaurs, Reviewed at 300,000 Miles

1987 Plymouth Caravelle: Last of the Non-Stop Dinosaurs, Reviewed at 300,000 MilesI borrowed a 1987 Plymouth Caravelle when my own car broke down. It had been beaten up, neglected and abused, but still ran like a champ after a whopping 300,000 miles. This may not be the prettiest car, but it's certainly the one to trust if you need a great commuter vehicle or have a traveling... Read More »

1996 Subaru Legacy: Who Needs Pretty? Reflections at 200K Miles

1996 Subaru Legacy: Who Needs Pretty? Reflections at 200K MilesOur 1996 Subaru Legacy wagon takes on Wyoming's snow and ice, keeps running over thousands of miles with little difficulty, and goes easy on the gas budget. It may not be pretty, but we certainly have no... Read More »