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I’m sure I’m not the first person to think of this one, but when you have both a big pumpkin harvest and a Wüsthof stiff boner, the Check Engine Light Pumpkin just seems necessary.  

Years ago, before I became the Enver Hoxha of Image Consultants, I had the idea that I’d get together with my friend Walker Canada and do a car-advice column for cheapskate hooptie owners called “Sparky & Max.” It will still happen someday, but for now you can enjoy the animation Walker made as our logo.

We of LeMons HQ have started (or, rather, resumed the tradition of) issuing a region-specific trophy for each race, which means in practice that we bring a trophy with a blank nameplate and realize that we haven’t thought of what we’re going to call it until about 19 minutes before the checkered flag on Sunday. [...]

With 171 entries, the weekend’s LeMons racing activities at Infineon Raceway were a lot of fun. It always takes me a couple of days to process my photos into an Über Gallery entry, but that task is now done. 1,912 photographs of the action!

You’ve seen the Showroom-Schlock Shootout Über Gallery and the official results, but those things don’t always tell the entire story. As Official Historian of the 24 Hours of LeMons, I’m here to fill on the blanks on what happened at the Autobahn Country Club Joliet last weekend.  

Project Car Hell!

October 14th, 2011

When I left Jalopnik and took writing gigs at The Truth About Cars and at Motor Authority, on top of my job as Justice of the 24 Hours of LeMons Supreme Court, I thought that the run of Project Car Hell episodes would be over… but now Autoweek has talked me into bringing the series [...]

All this post needs to complement the 1997-style animated GIF is some blinking text!

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