I checked Hagerty's out of curiosity, and it turns out that the normal Commodore (i.e. the Eight) goes for about that much in condition 3 (i.e. not that good). Whether this is actually more valuable due to being rare as a six, YMMV, because it's offsetting the general niceness of an Eight by being an unholy middle… » 9/26/14 7:39pm Friday 7:39pm

It's rear leaf, sure, but it's got a Panhard rod and it's inverted leaf for an ultra-low roll center. I don't think you really need to do a thing to the rear suspension... or front for that matter (shares DNA with the D-type). Very easy to get very good results here on the cheap *without* wholesale swappage. » 9/18/14 8:32pm 9/18/14 8:32pm

Step 2B in my version of the plan involves writing a crazy rant that doesn't actually explain how anything works, but does involve a photoshop of the giant Chinese rubber duck. » 9/06/14 1:01am 9/06/14 1:01am

Oppo has moods, like anyplace. Trends of things not meant to evoke much conversation set a mood of frenetic posting, so response-worthy things get posted and ignored... sometimes. Sometimes it's a wild and woolly blog post day. I can't speak for others, but I've been very disengaged today due to fatigue and (at work)… » 9/05/14 10:46pm 9/05/14 10:46pm

My first burnout was done in a 40hp FWD car - a diesel Rabbit pickup with 200k miles. In case you're wondering how the fuck, this was unintentional, as it was because I was trying to move a heavy tongue weight trailer. I am a total genius. » 9/05/14 10:30pm 9/05/14 10:30pm