Dear Oppos on Facebook and green interior fans

you all know of my love for a green car interior, or at least the people who have been around here some time. However I got a comment on an old post of mine last night related to this that someone set up the Green Car Interior Appreciation page and shared my post over there. Please go and join and marvel in the wonder… » 4/24/15 10:14am Yesterday 10:14am

The hunt may be over - almost 20 years later

Well, I have been looking for a perfect match for my very first Audi for years now. I had a US model 5000 Turbo, in blue on blue, and now I think I have found one. Only difference is it is a stick vs my automatic. The auto was actually the death of the car (at 80K miles), and it got stolen out of the transmission shop… » 4/24/15 9:04am Yesterday 9:04am

Oppo challenge of the day 

Okay, so I bit the bullet because I have tested my Peugeot’s starter forwards and back, and for some reason it just doesn’t seem to want to work. I ordered one that will arrive on Thursday - however I need to move it across town. Find me the best way to start an automatic without a starter. Give me your Red Greens,… » 4/20/15 8:35am Monday 8:35am

Ever seen the guts of a Paris-Rhone starter?

Now you have. Actually a tidy little package. I still cant see a damn thing wrong in there so I have to clean it up and test it, but I like some of the details, especially the brush assembly. Still didn’t want to be doing it tonight, but screw it, it goes in my automatic 505 so I cant even push start the thing » 4/18/15 8:47pm 4/18/15 8:47pm