My last truck was an '03 Silverado. It was an LS, but had obviously been optioned with LED/Signal/Dimming side mirrors, compass/temp rearview, bose sound system, fog lights, and dual zone temp control. Seriously it was an LT without the leather seats only. At some point, I figured out that the early Delphi… » 1/31/15 8:12pm 1/31/15 8:12pm

To add to this - I have PDFs of the owner's manuals for all of these things, so when a part breaks, or I need to order something and the model # has changed on the OEM filter for my fridge (happens a lot for some reason) I can go back and toubleshoot/diagnose/order replacement parts. » 11/14/14 12:10pm 11/14/14 12:10pm

Time to get someone who understands the general towing public to do the truck/SUV reviews.... There is a clear distinction between a 4WD Full Size based SUV and a "ruggedized AWD Van" that one would understand if he lived somewhere that got snow a few months of the year AND had towing/hauling needs. » 3/03/14 4:25pm 3/03/14 4:25pm

Once, in college, while procrastinating studying for some overly specific elective on an engineering topic I knew I'd never touch again, I came across a book that looked interesting. (Here: ) being a native of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area I was fascinated and didn't examine… » 2/18/14 10:00am 2/18/14 10:00am

I'ma take this in a different direction for a moment - look at how fast that Cable Median Barrier slows her down. I know it does TONS of damage to the car, but at the speed she was traveling when she went sideways into the median that could have been bad potatoes if that wasn't there... They just started using cable… » 4/08/13 3:20pm 4/08/13 3:20pm