With my 20+ years of experience buying and selling used cars at auctions, I periodically share my two-cents on vehicles. See below for details.

Things you probably didn’t know about Subaru:

1. They are owned by "Fuji Heavy Industries" in Japan. 2. This company is a defense contractor and makes parts for aircraft (like the Boeing 777), also. 3. Toyota is a partial owner of Fuji Heavy Industries 4. There is a Subaru plane, that they ...
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Suburban meets guard rail

One very lucky driver

This accident occurred north of Deer Lodge on I-90. The driver was appx 22 year old guy heading east to College. He had left central Washington early in the morning. He fell asleep at the wheel and drifted off the shoulder hitting the end ...
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How to detail your car 101 . . . Part 1.

Want to wash your car right? Get the right tools. So step 1: Go shopping. Most of these materials you might already have on hand or maybe not. Just assuming you are starting from scratch, hereā€™s a shopping list of what you will need to ...
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What does it cost to replace a Prius Battery and how long do they last?

Common client question: My only concern with the Prius is longevity. Do they hold up once they get over 100K, or are the batteries going to die before then. I don't know what it costs to replace that type of battery. Do you? What kind ...
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Buying on a budget . . . Think Yaris šŸ™‚

In my quest to buy and drive almost every car ever made, I recently picked up a 2008 Toyota Yaris (4-do0r). I don't have time to into an in depth review of this car, but, in short: I am impressed. In fact, I have an ...
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Never ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever give up!

(art by Aaron Manley Smith) "Love doesn't work out too well when we are armor plated." __________________________________________ So that being said . . . . A year or so, I wrote a brief snippet about C.S. Lewis'sĀ sentiments on truly loving others in ...
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Hell Has Frozen Over . . . Korean Cars Are on Top?

What are your thoughts about driving a luxury 375hp V8 Hyundai? Normally, in the past, Ā I would laugh at the though of a upscale Korean car that would take on BMW . . . but now laughing at this thought has been made very ...
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