Shakedown 1979 // LS swapped Jeep Cherokee Chief

My wife, Amber, and I have always talked about building a muscle car together. She's fond of the first few years of the Mustang; I'd love a Mopar. Maybe a Charger R/T, a Cuda? So many good choices. So anyway, we bought a 1979 Jeep Cherokee Chief lol. Well… I did....

Foxbody Movin’ – low & steady wins the race

So many times do we see the clear divide between a purist’s restoration vs a builder's wild modifications. Rarely do we see the two meet so gracefully as with Andrew Schenk's ‘86 Foxbody Mustang GT. While it may seem the best of both worlds, the reality is, it’s a...

Gramp’s F150 was sitting on 20s, and it juuuuust wasn’t clicking for me.

So I got a wandering eye, and stumbled on these old American Racing wheels for the lowered Bricknose F150… super cheap & super local. 15x10, mega-low offset, old-school 3-spoke style. Curiosity killed the cat, and I copped ‘em!  TIRES: Cooper Cobra Radial GTs in...

KW V3 coilovers on a 944: How low can you go

How low will the new KW V3 coilovers go on a 944?? Lower than this actually lol... but not much. But let me back up & fill you in, because this is an ongoing project/saga. The KW coilovers only come for 'late-model' 944  fitment.  That means models 1985.5 and up....

Stand up Jet skis

Not car related, but do you know what you should buy?? Like right now?? A damn stand up jet ski! Holy crap! So until yesterday, I've had absolutely zero experience with these things. Weirdly, I grew up in Jacksonville Florida, which is a perfect place to own one. In...

Ford Lightning // Electric F-150

So Ford introduced the new electric Lightning F-150, and it pretty much just looks like a regular-ass truck if we’re being honest. But is that good or bad? I mean it certainly has it’s benefits. Full-size truck owners expect a truck to look a certain way, and that way...

Wooley’s Editorial from Issue 56: Losing your cool

I tend to lose my cool when I’m working on cars.  That’s not how I want to be. I hate that about myself. Because it’s bigger than cars; it’s personality flaws. We all know cars can be a royal pain in the ass sometimes… and I’m fine with that. It’s worth it in the end....

Chameleon 450SE (W116) Benz

Time is a necessity to freedom. Meaning - you can’t truly be free if all your time is spoken for. Remember that. Because the people out there with real money?? With opulence?? Often what they DON’T have… is real time to invest into themselves, their passions, or their...

Lifted 2wd Silverado Trophy – LEX Motorsports

You can only drive 1 vehicle at a time… so why not try & build 'everything you love' into 1 vehicle? ? This is Jason Lader’s turbo LS Silverado trophy truck - 2008 2wd. And with this build, the motive was to create something wild, capable, versatile, and street...

The Elements

I never thought much of BMWs... Writing them off mostly as status symbols. See - I like raw & visceral cars. Buuut I ended up buying a 1992 E34 5-series with a manual transmission last year for $500. I did it on a whim, with no particular love for the car other...
Fiat 124 Spider Review

Fiat 124 Spider Review

Step back and reconsider what you might have heard from the mainstream automotive journalists… the Fiat 124 Spider ...
What’s Cooler Than Being Cool? Icelandic Cold! – Iceland 4×4

What’s Cooler Than Being Cool? Icelandic Cold! – Iceland 4×4

Text: Wooley // Photos: Jonathan Walker How much do you trust your own abilities? Really. Because every time you get behind the wheel of the car you’ve wrenched on yourself, you’re subliminally asking yourself that question. Do you trust yourself enough to get around town everyday? Yeah probably. But how ‘bout the track?
2017 Lexus GX460 Review

2017 Lexus GX460 Review

  So when I last drove the GX460, I took up to the North Georgia Mountains subjected it’s leather covered ...
2017 Volvo S90 Review

2017 Volvo S90 Review

Let’s face it…there is no such thing a bad car nowadays.  The lowest point you can ever get in a newer car is just ...

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Liberty Walk Ferrari 458

Liberty Walk Ferrari 458

Liberty Walk, bagged Ferrari 458 Italia   /   Text by Joe Gustafson   /   Photos by Taylor McPhail This car’s owner, J.J. Dubec, works in the E.R. in Canada. And as a doc in the E.R., he stares death in the face everyday. It’s a different kind of life that’s hard for...

RAYS Gramlights 57Transcend

RAYS Gramlights 57Transcend

Introducing a new model from the Gramlights line-up. This awesome new wheel is available in 15, 18 and 19 inch fitments with special Super Dark Gunmetal color. New technical features include a new spoke profile in a delta shape allowing for a thin top spoke while...

2015 Toyota Camry XSE V6 Review

2015 Toyota Camry XSE V6 Review

An appliance.  A beigemobile.  Vanilla.  Those are just some of the commonly used descriptors that are associated with the Camry.  Unfortunately it’s not a fair assessment of the vehicle.  The Camry has always been perfectly engineered mediocrity.  What does that...

Flying Sportbikes – The Cadwell Jump

Flying Sportbikes – The Cadwell Jump

    You know The Corkscrew, The Carousel, and that one on ramp you pitched it into a ditch trying to be a hero, but what about The Mountain? Located at Cadwell Park in England, it causes sportbikes to fly higher than Kanye looking into a mirror. Interested...

Track Ready 1989 EF Civic Hatch

Track Ready 1989 EF Civic Hatch

Text by Adam Jabaay    Photos by Chris Cullivan Dennis Duff has owned 19 of these dumb old Hondas. He’s obsessed. In fact, he recently sold one of his Wagovans… and he was an emotional wreck afterwards. Even now, if you mention it, he’ll fall apart. Dennis bought this...

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review

By:  Yousef Alvi Like its brother the Expedition, the Navigator has been refreshed for this year with updated front and rear facias, upgraded instrument cluster, and a new engine. Let’s start off with the interior treatment of the Navigator. The fit and finish is on...

2015 Toyota Highlander Review

2015 Toyota Highlander Review

Text by Wooley Lol ok, I guess I’m going to have to eat my words now. I poked fun at the Toyota Highlander in our magazine about a year ago for their ad campaign with the muppets, where they sang a song about how they 'ain’t got no room for boring’. As a car guy, my...

2016 Kia Soul EV Review

2016 Kia Soul EV Review

Text by  Yousef Alvi What are compliance cars? Well - back in 2012, the infamous CARB regulators in California decided that the 6 most popular manufacturers in the state must produce a Zero Emission Vehicle & sell it to the general public. If they do not, then...