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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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In Photos: 2014 NASA Utah Region Round 6

By | October 14, 2014

Welcome to another WET and rainy NASA Utah event held at Miller Motorsports Park. To be fair to mother nature, it was a great day to go racing the following day! And this was the 2nd to last round of the series (insert “crying eyes” emoticon here). I could go on and on about how NASA Utah is great for […]

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2014 Auto Show Season Kicks Off in Paris

By | October 8, 2014

After a 4 month summer break, automakers return to the show circuit for the 2014 Paris Motor Show.  The Paris Motor Show always brings something new and interesting for the world to see.  Dozens of world debuts were shown.  So many new concepts and production ready models were shown that we had a hard time […]

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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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Project: Pony Up -Part One

By | July 20, 2014

At the end of May we introduced the project series, Project: Pony Up.  This series will follow a 1967 Mustang getting a 5.0 V8 and T5 transmission swap among other things.  The car will eventually become a daily-driven track stallion but on a college student budget so we will be taking things slowly and one […]

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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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