Tag Archives: Opposite Lock

The Spun Bearing: Snow Tires, Batteries, and Top Gear

Featured Posts, Interesting | December 2nd, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Snow Tires I waited as long as I could, but finally the temps had dropped enough that the summer compound Contis were beginning to act …

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Opposite Lock: What’s in a Name?

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 29th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

I recently learned that Peugeot, translated in Chinese, sounds an awful lot like “prostitute.” Now there’s a car name. The 2012 “-fill in the blank-” …

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The Spun Bearing: Securing the High Ground, Hub Motors, and Smartphones vs Cars

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 24th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Securing the High Ground I’m in the midst of going over material from the Frankfurt Auto Show and press releases to continue coverage of the …

The Spun Bearing: Carbon Fiber, The Limit, and Rotary Engines

Interesting | November 18th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Carbon Fiber With the i3 and i8 gaining more press the last few days it seems appropriate to take a further look at the material forming …

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Opposite Lock: The Origami M3

BMW M3, Featured Posts, Interesting | November 15th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

What do you get when you take an inline six, fold it in half, and then spread the cylinder heads? I’ll give you a hint: …

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The Spun Bearing: Mood Rings and Innovative Suppliers

Featured Posts, Interesting | November 10th, 2011 by Hugo Becker

Mood Rings The Editor-In-Chief sent me a link with the following tag-line, ‘BMW develops health-check steering wheel to monitor physical and emotional duress’. Of course the first …

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Opposite Lock: How Macho is Your MINI?

Featured Posts, MINI | November 8th, 2011 by Shawn Molnar

Let’s take the giant blanket off the elephant in the room. You know it’s crossed your mind. A question looms large and stares some buyers …

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