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I always get strange car ideas in the winter. It's something about the gloomy weather, I think. As it's 30 some degrees out, I find myself pining for a Lotus 7 replica. With a built Cruze LUV engine - 1.4 Turbo with ported turbo, tuning, and lightened flywheel. Should be good for 230HP/250FT-LBS - almost too much…

Ugh. I was working the DC Auto Show today, and it was dead. My future bro-in-law came by, and we did a little car shopping, so that was fun. He wants to get rid of his GTO and get something that gets better gas mileage and is more family oriented for whenever him and my sister start making babies.

Last week we had 2 snow days, and school was open on time both days despite my fervent prayers. Today, they called for a possibility of hail, but it looked fine outside so I left without even checking the campus to see if it was open. I get to school only to find out they won't open till 11. My first class of the…

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Help guys! I need suggestions of things that really irk you or problems that need fixing (could be automotive related but doesn't have to be). I'm taking a senior product design course, and we have to invent a new product and develop a prototype. It needs to be mechanical or somehow related to mechanical…