Everything wrong with my Mini Cooper S

So, I’ve now owned my 2003 Mini Cooper S (R53) for just about 7 weeks. With the holidays, travel, family, etc. I haven’t really been able to spend much time with it. Last weekend, I took my oldest out for his first ride in it and he immediately feel in love (granted, his frame of […]

Looking back at the Garage

I wanted to look back at the cars that have passed through my garage over the years. 1999 Ford Mustang GT This Mustang was a 35TH Anniversary Edition and my first foray into performance cars.  Prior to this I had the family hand-me-down and a compact truck.  I bought this car when they first were […]

A brush with greatness: M5

The e60 BMW M5 is a bucket list type of car.  500 hp out of a Formula 1 engine block sporting 10 cylinders.  It is the greatest car you should never own, and I was lucky to escape mine. From the GRM Thread when I first purchased (https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/grm/holy-e60m5-a-review/90610/page1/): Having just purchased a 2006 BMW (e60) […]

Just Purchased

After my last misfire project car, I took my time sharing this one with you.  This one is in my possession, paperwork has been signed, has been registered, has insurance… so I guess it’s real now. While my search for a SVT Focus was unsuccessfully progressing, my dad and I discussed opening up the options […]