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This Wonderful Loon Is Driving A 1919 Air-Cooled Franklin All Around America

Sometimes, I have moments where I feel like a badass because I regularly drive some pretty old cars. But like every moment where I feel like a badass, it’s very short-lived, because I remember that people like Jim Eby exist. He’s about to drive a 99-year-old air-cooled Franklin on a massive trip all over the […]

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The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Towed My Classic VW Race Car Across The Country

When a 24 Hours of Lemons team offered me a free Volkswagen Type 4—the largest air-cooled car VW ever made—I had to haul it more than 2,000 miles from California to Texas. Seemed like a perfect opportunity to find out if the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas can haul families and one of its ancestors, right?Read more… […]

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What I Learned Driving An $800 Jeep Grand Wagoneer 3,500 Miles To Moab And Back

Last week David Tracy and I drove 3,500 miles from Michigan to Moab and back, including two passes over the Rocky Mountains and a little off-roading. It’d have been a fun road trip in a normal truck. But we didn’t do it in a normal truck. We did it in an $800 1986 Jeep Grand […]

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I Need An Affordable Adventure Vehicle To Travel Cross Country! What Car Should I Buy?

Nicholas has wised up and decided to get the heck out of NYC. He wants to take a cross-country road trip with his girlfriend, see the sights, make new friends and find a new place to live. But he needs the right car to make the journey, what should he buy?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Survive Deadly Black Ice On Winter Roads

Black ice is nearly impossible to see, can form almost anywhere on the road, and has the potential to send your vehicle careening into oncoming traffic. It’s bad news. Here’s how you can spot that nasty black ice and avoid accidents when you hit the road during the holidays.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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