My very first car in high school was an 86 325e. Yes, it was down on HP compared to the 325i and wasn't as revvey, but it made excelent torque down low due to the fact it used a longer throw crank. I do remember that there was a head conversion that added the better breathing characteristics of the 325i but left the… » 9/10/14 12:52pm 9/10/14 12:52pm

My concern is this. The physical buttons and switches on the space shuttle were always flanked by small rails. These served two purposes. One, to keep floating objects and crew members from accidently activating them. Two, they were designed to allow crew members to be able to hold onto them for leverage while… » 7/31/14 9:27am 7/31/14 9:27am

I nominate the first generation Mitsubishi 3000GT VR4 Spyder. If anything exemplifies the 90s to me, it's automakers going all in on technology features before they could make them truly reliable. The first gen VR4 seems to be the poster child for this. Mitsubishi took every stereotypical feature of 90s cars and… » 7/11/14 6:41pm 7/11/14 6:41pm