In part one of this story, I talked about this hopefully emerging trend of kart hacking. It’s the idea that you can strip every possible part off of a car to still keep it functional, then add some caging and a better suspension. Here’s how I chose my ideal car platforms. Continue reading “The Case for the Kart Hack: Where to Start?”
Age brings many new experiences. Some you’d rather do without. Everything starts to hurt. You’re tired all the time. Cynicism lurks behind you like a hungry but patient wolf. Yet some changes are good. You finally begin to shed school debt. You streamline your processes. And best of all, you find it easier every day to shuck off the concerns of others. The sweaty, calculated poise you found so crucial in middle school has faded to a mewling ghost. Instead, you value the practical. You have work to do, and you don’t have time to impress anyone. I’ve reached such an age, and that’s probably why I want to buy something rear-driven, strip it of all excess, and drive it everywhere. I want a kart hack. Continue reading “The Case for the Kart Hack”
Hey, is it Friday already? Oh yeah, we didn’t work on Monday. Unless you call sitting around watching Miami Vice on Netflix while drinking unearned protien shakes “working.” But four days is still a long time in the world of car news. This week we have a new IndyCar champion, a new Miata, and a new old show being made into a movie. Here’s who to follow in the Twitter autoverse.