The Truth About Cars » 24 Hours of LeMons Chicago http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:40:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 And the Real Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-real-winner-is-22/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-real-winner-is-22/#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2011 04:09:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414291 To those of us in LeMons HQ, GM cars have that extra-special something that gives them the edge on the Index of Effluency. Sure, we thought that the Bangers & Smash ’00 Dodge Intrepid had the edge starting the race, but Chrysler products tend to be a little too effluent to keep running all weekend […]

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To those of us in LeMons HQ, GM cars have that extra-special something that gives them the edge on the Index of Effluency. Sure, we thought that the Bangers & Smash ’00 Dodge Intrepid had the edge starting the race, but Chrysler products tend to be a little too effluent to keep running all weekend […]

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And the Winner Is… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-winner-is-23/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/and-the-winner-is-23/#comments Mon, 10 Oct 2011 01:33:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414284 After Clueless Racing won the American Irony race, they spent 18 months in the wilderness, leading in race after race… and then their engine would blow another head gasket or throw another rod. They did everything right, but fell afoul of LeMons Rule #11B: Hondas Blow Up. Today, however, the Clueless Racing CRX grabbed the […]

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After Clueless Racing won the American Irony race, they spent 18 months in the wilderness, leading in race after race… and then their engine would blow another head gasket or throw another rod. They did everything right, but fell afoul of LeMons Rule #11B: Hondas Blow Up. Today, however, the Clueless Racing CRX grabbed the […]

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Showroom-Schlock Shootout LeMons Day One: Honda Über Alles! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/showroom-schlock-shootout-lemons-day-one-honda-uber-alles/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/showroom-schlock-shootout-lemons-day-one-honda-uber-alles/#comments Sun, 09 Oct 2011 03:26:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414203 So many 24 Hours of LeMons teams have their still-beating hearts torn out by the Civic and Integra, race after race; the little Hondas are very quick around a road course (which is the evil lure that makes teams want to race them), but the B and D engines have this terrible head-gasket-blowing problem. When […]

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So many 24 Hours of LeMons teams have their still-beating hearts torn out by the Civic and Integra, race after race; the little Hondas are very quick around a road course (which is the evil lure that makes teams want to race them), but the B and D engines have this terrible head-gasket-blowing problem. When […]

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Nixon, Muppets, and an Intrepid: BS Inspections of the Showroom-Schlock Shootout 24 Hours of LeMons http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/nixon-muppets-and-an-intrepid-bs-inspections-of-the-showroom-schlock-shootout-24-hours-of-lemons/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/10/nixon-muppets-and-an-intrepid-bs-inspections-of-the-showroom-schlock-shootout-24-hours-of-lemons/#comments Sat, 08 Oct 2011 04:27:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=414080 We’re here at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, for the first annual Showroom-Schlock Shooutout (we raced here last year, but the race was called the Rod Blagojevich Never-Say-Die 500). The track is great, the weather is perfect, and we’ve got some super-LeMonic cars among the hundred or so entries. We’ve got a real dilemma […]

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We’re here at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Illinois, for the first annual Showroom-Schlock Shooutout (we raced here last year, but the race was called the Rod Blagojevich Never-Say-Die 500). The track is great, the weather is perfect, and we’ve got some super-LeMonic cars among the hundred or so entries. We’ve got a real dilemma […]

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The 2010 Legends of LeMons: Unununium Medal Winners! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/the-2010-legends-of-lemons-unununium-medal-winners/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/01/the-2010-legends-of-lemons-unununium-medal-winners/#comments Sun, 16 Jan 2011 03:00:52 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=380539 First of all, nitpickers, I know that unununium was renamed Roentgenium in 2004. Atomic Number 111 will always be unununium in my heart, and (as soon as I can find a cheap source for the stuff) it will be used to stamp out the Murilee Martin Legends of LeMons awards for the most psychotic inspiring […]

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First of all, nitpickers, I know that unununium was renamed Roentgenium in 2004. Atomic Number 111 will always be unununium in my heart, and (as soon as I can find a cheap source for the stuff) it will be used to stamp out the Murilee Martin Legends of LeMons awards for the most psychotic inspiring […]

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