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Be Smart; Be Alert Be Smart; Be Alert

Recognize the warning signs before, y’know, something terrible happens.

What if I told you that these bent parking bollards were spotted at a liquor store What if I told you that these bent parking bollards were spotted at a liquor store

Would that make you feel better or worse about this image?

REMINDER REMINDER

If you’re joining the Jalopnik Movie Club, don’t forget that this week’s movie is Bullitt. So stop replaying the chase scene on YouTube and watch the whole thing.

Saab 900: Rear Brakes Are Hapenning Saab 900: Rear Brakes Are Hapenning

The old calipers have been shipped out for core return, and the return money has already been spoken for. Stick around til the end of this post to find out why...

My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 44 My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 44

Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.

Introducing the JRitS Extraction Team Introducing the JRitS Extraction Team

Don’t you just hate it when a botched-up thread threatens you with the likelihood of having to replace an entire component? Here’s to all the mechanics who save their customers, their bosses, and themselves tons of time, money, and frustration by somehow managing to get that broken fastener out. Heroes, all of them.

The Truth About Copper Brake Lines The Truth About Copper Brake Lines

A few years ago, I was introduced to the wonderful world of rust-free copper-nickel tubing, for brake lines. I think the stuff is awesome, but how awesome is it, really?

Initial D Is a Great Introduction to Car Culture Initial D Is a Great Introduction to Car Culture

Shuichi Shigeno’s Japan-based street-racing series Initial D began in the mid-’90s and took nearly two decades to complete. The original manga soon took anime form, and was even adapted into video games and live-action film. The franchise is a significant contributor to Japanese car culture, yet works especially well…

Is Racing the Oldest Sport? Is Racing the Oldest Sport?

I mean- it has to be, right?

Driving is Child’s Play: Road Edition Driving is Child’s Play: Road Edition

Some say that driving is difficult. Videos of automotive operator error pop up every day. Here are some ways modern infrastructure is designed to make driving easy.

It Snowed It Snowed

Nothing to report on the Saab this week. Enjoy some pics of the ’Murlequin instead.

My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 43 My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 43

Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.

Neat Neat

(Sorry, I couldn’t find the original source of this video. The earliest version I could find was this Street FX Motorsport & Graphics FB post, but it’s watermarked and has lower overall quality than the YouTube video above. I have no idea where they found it. If you know where this video came from, let me know and…

Saab 900: Brake Parts Are Here Saab 900: Brake Parts Are Here

Time to throw ’em on? Well, not so fast...

My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 42 My favorite JRitS posts of the week, Vol. 42

Reddit’s Just Rolled into the Shop is a veritable cornucopia of the many wonders and oddities of shop lyfe. You never know what’s gonna roll in. Here’s what caught my eye this week.

I wish Ford still had a direct competitor to the Corvette I wish Ford still had a direct competitor to the Corvette

While Chevy did eventually come around to developing a “personal luxury car” too, the Corvette stuck around and doubled down on its desire to be a Real American Sports Car. If only Ford had decided to do both cars as well...

Saab 900: Fire the Parts Cannon! Saab 900: Fire the Parts Cannon!

Brakes are finally happening.

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