H2Oi 2016: Arrival

I had skipped out on the 2015 festivities.  The traffic and drunk hooliganism from 2014 put me off for a whole year.  Fortunately,  last year was REALLY H2Oi, with constant tropical storm/hurricane conditions.  I didn’t miss much.  Initially, I hadn’t planned on trekking down  for the 2016 event either.  But at the last second I […]

7th Annual FITTED

FITTED is Toronto’s unofficial car show season opener.  Positioned early enough in the year for most to unveil the work that was completed over the winter months. There were a few builds I was keeping an eye on.  Including Miro’s Camaro.  I’ve seen the unfinished item on a few occasions but the fully finished unit […]

Money Gang BBQ

Devo and the Money Gang crew held their first BBQ a few weeks ago.  Excellent people, excellent food not so excellent weather.  All things considered it was a good way to spend a Sunday. Kristoff, Devo and Mike all parked their cars like the cool kids do.  So I parked my poser car with theirs. […]

Work, Work, Work, Work

New beginnings for a bunch of us.  It may not be warm enough yet but there is no time to wait.  Show and drift season is just around the corner.   Dave is working on a VR swap and selling his diesel motor. Dan is building and parting out way too many VWs to keep […]

True North “Show”Room

I was initially excited to go to the BMW/Mercedes/Audi TrueNorth event.  There were tons of people sharing my views on Facebook leading up to the event.  After arriving at the “show”  I thought I took a wrong turn somewhere and wound up at a showroom or service lot.  Maybe its the initial purchase price, or the […]

PCA Porsche Concours

After ranting last week about brand fetishists at VAGkraft I’m writing this week about the Porsche Concours event in Burlington a few weeks back.   Suffice, to say there are certain occasions where brand elitism is condoned. Classic 911:  The icon that started the 50 year plus span of 911s. I’ve always split the 911 from ’63-’74 […]

VagKraft 2015

When your friends are all VW fanboys you simultaneously grow an appreciation and a hatred for all things Volkswagen.  You appreciate the builds and comradery.  You hate the constant VW talk and the unwarranted brand elitism and fetishism. I’m fairly certain if I were friends with a group of people in another car niche, I’d have […]

The Scraped Crusaders’ B34TER

There are certain things in life that just go together.  Things that go together so often, they’ve become ubiquitous. The case for BBS and BMW can be made but the results rarely disappoint.  So what if the combination has been done before.  That does not and should not change the verdict of the results.  New […]