Car show season is about to go into full swing, and with NOS Energy Drinks Forum Fest coming up this Saturday being the first competitive, multi-make car show for many people, I figured it would be helpful to write something up to not only get everyone on the same page, but also aid in scoring points with the judges. Before I begin, I’m sure some people might be wondering what credentials I might have to give advice on this subject. Well, I’ve been showing my bugeye WRX competitively...
Make no mistake, I’m not a tree-hugging, vegan hipster that believes that all gasoline-powered vehicles should be wiped off the face of the planet. However, gas prices like the ones you see to the left are starting to get ridiculous, and it really doesn’t surprise me that a website called Gasoline Sucks has been created to show off the latest and most disturbing high gas prices. I even submitted one myself from Wedgwood in Seattle, and they...
Make no mistake: I love the E46 M3. What I didn’t love however, was the maintenance costs associated with owning a used M3 outside of warranty. These costs eventually started to catch up with me, so I decided to start looking into new cars as a replacement.
92 octane gasoline's got nothing on 130 octane CNG!
Here at NWMotiv, we’re all automotive enthusiasts. Being true automotive enthusiasts however don’t necessarily mean that you’re only into fast cars or exotic cars; people like myself just love cars in general and the technologies behind them. Among the prevailing automotive technologies in recent years are the use of alternative fuels, such as hybrids and biodiesel. While these fuels don’t really peak the interest of most automotive enthusiasts who like cars that actually go fast and/or...
Riddle Me This
Burning questions about the automotive industry we know and love
In my blog from last week, I talked how too much information can be detrimental to the aftermarket industry and how some people THINK they’re experts, when they really aren’t. These types of people often spark questions in my head, so with this blog I’d like to present a few burning questions that may or may not have a reasonable answer. Some of these are customer-related, but others speak about the automotive industry in general. Please feel free to comment with your answers...