Author Archives: Matthew Davis

A Day In The Life of A SEMA Exhibitor

By | November 6, 2014

I’ve been in the automotive industry for several years now, an editor at The Daily Derbi for just about as long, and an enthusiast from the womb.  Despite all that and good intentions I have never attended SEMA until this year.  Kids, vacations, moving, and family obligations have all prevented the much coveted trip to […]

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Bad Carma: Misspelling Intended

By | August 27, 2014

I’m not Buddhist but I’m starting to believe that Karma really does exist.  It either exists or I’m one of the unluckiest people on the planet.  The latter is probably more true as I come from a long line of accident prone klutzes.  My Dad and his Father have wrecked and probably totaled a combined […]

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A 240Z Still Young

By | June 1, 2014

Two weeks ago I flew from Boise, Idaho to Sacramento, California to pick up a 1971 Datsun 240Z that I purchased on Ebay a couple of weeks earlier.  You assume a certain amount of risk when buying a car off of Ebay, especially one that’s 43 years old and as rust prone as the old […]

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For The Love Of Z

By | May 11, 2014

For as long as I can remember the Nissan Z has been one of my favorite rides on four wheels.  In high school, I would have donated an organ for a black on black Z32 Twin Turbo.  Better sense prevailed and I settled for a nice clean 4DSC Maxima in red.  I drove that car […]

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We Spotted A 2015 Mustang And It Was Used For This

By | April 30, 2014

One of our resident photographers, Chance Hales, happened across a 2015 Ford Mustang a couple of months ago while at the gas station.  Striking him as odd that a 2015 Mustang was being toted around on a car hauler before it was even available at dealers he followed it. Stopping in Payson, Utah he was […]

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FMD: The Ford Sweepstakes Rides Again

By | April 3, 2014

  You might remember Ford Motor Company for its roll in making the automobile affordable for masses.  The Model T is one of the most famous vehicles ever produced and arguable one of the most influential in history.  What you might not realize is that an earlier Ford built car, a race car, is probably […]

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