Reno is an odd city: “The Biggest Little City in the World” after all. I went to college there knowing two things: they had cheap, good school, and I had … Continue Reading History Hits: The First Speeding Ticket
On Wednesday, I wrote my installation and comfort oriented review of my Fiesta ST’s new ISC N1 coilover system. Look, I know that isn’t why people buy coilovers, which is … Continue Reading Review: ISC Coilovers on a 2016 Fiesta ST, the On-Track Test
If you have read any automotive publication in the past couple of years, including this one, then you have seen someone waxing lyrically about how good the Fiesta ST is. … Continue Reading Review: ISC Coilovers on a 2016 Fiesta ST, the On-Road Test
While it may seem like TheSpeedTrap.net may itself have turned into history over the past few weeks, I merely had to take a break from writing to do real-life, boring, … Continue Reading History Hits: First Powered, Wheeled, Creation a.k.a the First Car
Sorry for the lack of posts lately, but with a move happening in real-life, things have been busy. Some improvements over the last video, but remember, it is always a … Continue Reading New YouTube Video!
Our lessons from pre-school have never seemed so pertinent in today’s ‘sharing’-based economy. We share our homes, our skills, and even our cars with complete strangers. Internet-based services like Airbnb … Continue Reading Review: Turo
In my recent look-back at the history of the M5 I said that the E28 M5 started the Super Saloon trend for which Germany has become so well-known. In a … Continue Reading Review: 2015 BMW M5
Practicality, comfort, and downright fun factor. Those are the three holy grails of most gearheads actual priority list when it comes to looking for cars. Despite bravado-filled talk of, “daily-driving … Continue Reading History Hits: BMW M5
Readers of my recent articles will know that I prioritize ‘learning’ your car, as the first thing to do when modifying a car. This means putting off the mods we … Continue Reading Fiesta ST: Boomba Wing Riser Impressions
Last week, I gave my five best pieces of advice when it comes to buying a car, especially when you are buying a car on a budget. Near the end … Continue Reading Review: 1992 Acura Vigor—Budget Car, Bought
Many people—myself included—have been guilty of claiming that we live in a “golden age the automotive industry”. The thing is, if you go back to the 90’s, the 60’s, or … Continue Reading History Hits: Modified Alfa Romeo GT/GTV’s
Depending on where you live, the following opinion of mine will seem stupid, or painfully applicable. This opinion regards one of the most commonly done—often illegal—car modifications; heck, chances are … Continue Reading Opinion: Window Tinting–Worth it?
Buying a car can be scary. Heck; buying a car is scary. The experience only gets scarier when budgets—strict budgets—are imposed. If you are a car person, chances are you’ll … Continue Reading Five Tips for Buying a Car on a Budget
America’s favorite motoring child, the Jeep, is widely recognizable, having been in production in one form or the other for over 70 years. First for military use, then transitioning to … Continue Reading History Hits: What’s a Jeep?
I recently took a (not necessarily wanted) few week break from posting, and as such, I figured it was time for an update on my personal car. As I have … Continue Reading Fiesta ST Update and Modification Plans
Title says it all. Videos may or may not be a regular occurrence now (Check out the YouTube channel!) but either way there is at least one up! Like and … Continue Reading First SpeedTrap Video!