What Does a Car Mean to You?

What Does a Car Mean to You?

This sounds like a super simple question, unless you are really into cars or what they do for you. When I started driving, even the learner’s permit here in Florida, I knew that a car would allow me to see my friends, get a job, go to the beach or a party, it meant...
Sleigh Questions About Santa and His Ride

Sleigh Questions About Santa and His Ride

Merry Christmas for those who celebrate. I thought we might have a bit of fun and see what questions the sleigh aficionado might hear about how to travel around the world. Is the sleigh an antique, resto-mod, or something out of this world? Does it run on a...
Who started your automotive passion?

Who started your automotive passion?

Who helped start your lifelong passion for cars? Was it your grandpa or uncle? Perhaps it was your grandma, aunt or cousin? Do remember that day well? Did you see a certain car that created an incredible impression on you? Was it a poster you saw on your friend’s...
Rebranding and Change

Rebranding and Change

CarStorian is going through a rebranding. It started a while ago, but was hard to get this moving. Why? Because of change. Over some time and quite a bit of internal debating, I have finally decided to make CarStorian a priority, which I had not done for many years.I...

Mixing Brands of Cars Into One Car

What are your thoughts on interchanging brands; Chevy engines into a Ford body as an example? Are you a purist or like to mix and match parts to build something unique? How difficult has it been for you to either keep with the same brand or combine brands? Would a...
Restoration Thoughts

Restoration Thoughts

If you were to consider a restoration on your car, what would you do? How far would you go? Would you consider a full, frame-off rotisserie? How about an engine swap or upgrade? Are you one who would customize your ride so that Boyd Coddington would have been proud or...
Autonomous versus Manual Driving

Autonomous versus Manual Driving

It’s kind of funny, I keep seeing articles on how autonomous driving as the way of the future. It is supposed to help reduce accidents, fatigue, anxiety and more. It is the wonder drug of the car world. Couple this with available Internet connection and this must be...
Dirt Road and Washing Cars

Dirt Road and Washing Cars

Dirt Road and Washing Cars I have been living down dirt roads, off and on, for many years in various houses. My current home sits at the end of a dirt road. I like knowing that I live in a rather quiet part of the country. There are usually very few cars down here and...
CarStorian and Headlight Restoration

CarStorian and Headlight Restoration

CarStorian and Headlight Restoration   My daughter has a 2001 Honda Accord and it has been a great car. She has almost 275,000 miles on it and has been pretty reliable. Yes, some work was done, but overall not too bad. Through the decade-plus timeframe, the harsh...
To Buy a Prototype Car or Not To Buy a Prototype?

To Buy a Prototype Car or Not To Buy a Prototype?

            Is this really such an odd question? If given the opportunity, would you buy a prototype? Would it matter to you that it was built by the manufacturer or by an outside contractor? I ask this, as there have been a couple of stories that came up on my feed...

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