I know I'm at the bottom of the pile, but here's mine. These things got such awful press when they were launched, they just couldn't compete with the miata. After reading every review under the sun I kind of realized that the main gripes were mainly with the top operation and not being *quite* as sharp as a Miata… » 10/16/14 5:34pm Thursday 5:34pm

Gonna be that guy and say thank GOD nobody was hurt by this guy. Its amazing to me that someone gets behind the wheel of a car like that, I can't even begin to imagine the thought process of someone who is piloting a mass transportation vehicle (ok, 36 people isn't mass transport, but it is passengers) while passing… » 10/13/14 7:39pm 10/13/14 7:39pm

I've noticed it too. Even when I make it clear I do not want to talk about monthlys with them they push "whats the most you want to spend per month". Eventually with them I told them I was just going to go through my own bank and pay them cash for the total value. » 10/03/14 5:36pm 10/03/14 5:36pm

Hard braking matters because on direct injection cars (all, if I'm not mistaken), the car will spend literally zero fuel when coasting. So the longer you coast = the longer you're using no fuel, vs braking hard where you're on the gas a longer time — even if you depress the clutch you're spending fuel to idle. Ideally… » 9/28/14 12:36pm 9/28/14 12:36pm

When I worked at Napa it was a mix. Most guys were really good and were part time mecchanics (certified) or part-timed at the store as full time mechanics. Then there were the fuck ups who jumped from retail job to retail job with absolutely no interest in cars or car parts, or for that matter even helping people.… » 9/28/14 12:26pm 9/28/14 12:26pm