2004 Jaguar XJR. Just added a limited slip diff this year, until then it was open rear diff (all of them are unless it has been modified), rear wheel drive, with 400 ish horsepower. Always, always have used winter tires-Nokian Hakkapelita lately. I have a ski rack, but have been stranded by 1 ft2 of ice under a back… » 11/13/14 2:33pm 11/13/14 2:33pm

I had some vicious 48hour stomach illness (felt like Norwalk to me, which I have had before), and had to make some split 'which end goes on the toliet' decisions, starting at 3 am. Not fun, obviously, and I was physically weak and feeling miserable. Fine, whatever, most of us have been there before and/or experienced… » 10/16/14 4:25pm 10/16/14 4:25pm

Don't know a lot of (north american at least) males then! While I and most of my males friend carry bags of some kind to work and back, if I'm out shopping, drinking, walking, or don't have to change at work, I ditch my bag asap, and I think you'd notice most men do the same. My wallet and phone are the bare minimum… » 10/06/14 2:31am 10/06/14 2:31am

Yamaha has some cool looking runabout options that seem awfully well priced. And they make their own motors, so only one place to complain! The 19 foot boats top out at 35k brand new. I think I'd be looking long and hard at one if I was buying another runabout. » 9/29/14 6:13pm 9/29/14 6:13pm

They've started rusting in Calgary, which is middle of the road when it comes to cars rusting early. The Protege5s all start rusting around the badge. It seems closely associated with use; I think most of the rusting ones have never seen a covered parking spot. » 9/26/14 6:08pm 9/26/14 6:08pm