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Here’s How To Replace The Worst Type Of Ball Joints In The Automotive World

If ball joints are allowed to degrade to the point of failure, it can lead to a wheel separating from the vehicle while driving. That is… not good. The Dodge Ram that I bought a few months back ended up having some loose joints up front, and I certainly didn’t want a nightmarish scenario like […]

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Here’s Why You Never Want To See Your Old Vehicle Again

If I just hadn’t gotten on Craigslist today, my conscience would have been fine. I would never have known the tragedy that had taken place to a machine I once held dear. So much time and effort was put into that bike. My poor, helpless Kawasaki. What happened to you?Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Bought Another Honda CBR900RR That I Can Actually Ride

The 1993 Honda CBR900RR that I’ve been writing about is almost too much of a unicorn. Low-mileage, near-perfect examples don’t exactly grow on trees. I want to preserve it. That doesn’t mean park it forever in the living room, but it does mean daily-rider duties are off the table. The bike doesn’t take up much […]

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I’m Going To Overhaul This Legendary Honda CBR900RR With Just 988 Miles

I’ve been trying to figure it out for some time now. What is it about early ’90s sportbikes that gives my stomach butterflies? Is it the round headlights, the voluptuous fairings, or the lack of electronics? Whatever the reason, there is one bike in particular that has been on my realistic must-have list for a […]

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