The Truth About Cars » 300M http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Riches to Rags: When Luxury Gets Old http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/riches-rags-luxury-gets-old/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/riches-rags-luxury-gets-old/#comments Thu, 31 Mar 2016 16:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1315202 The shopping center had seen better days. Most of its smaller spaces were vacant, long since abandoned with only the leaves left scuttling about on the breeze to give the empty storefronts the illusion of life. Now, only the anchor stores remained. On one end of the complex, a dollar store. It somehow managed to […]

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The shopping center had seen better days. Most of its smaller spaces were vacant, long since abandoned with only the leaves left scuttling about on the breeze to give the empty storefronts the illusion of life. Now, only the anchor stores remained. On one end of the complex, a dollar store. It somehow managed to […]

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Final Fight Of The 300 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/final-fight-of-the-300/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/04/final-fight-of-the-300/#comments Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:56:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=787817 At the big blue water tower, Interstate 90, known locally as the New York State Thruway, sweeps in from the east and turns sharply southward to skirt the city of Buffalo. The main interstate is joined there by I-290, one of the loop roads that comes in from the north, and although the roads are […]

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At the big blue water tower, Interstate 90, known locally as the New York State Thruway, sweeps in from the east and turns sharply southward to skirt the city of Buffalo. The main interstate is joined there by I-290, one of the loop roads that comes in from the north, and although the roads are […]

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Rolling History Or Rolling Junk Pile: Which Would You Own? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/rolling-history-or-rolling-junk-pile-which-would-you-own/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/rolling-history-or-rolling-junk-pile-which-would-you-own/#comments Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:51:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=726058 Last week, I wrote a short article about my impending relocation to Kansas and asked for your input on my plan to purchase some kind of an old car to play around with while I am there. I got a huge response and, thanks to so many people’s thoughtful responses, I’m already considering cars I […]

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Last week, I wrote a short article about my impending relocation to Kansas and asked for your input on my plan to purchase some kind of an old car to play around with while I am there. I got a huge response and, thanks to so many people’s thoughtful responses, I’m already considering cars I […]

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The Tipping Point http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/the-tipping-point/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/05/the-tipping-point/#comments Fri, 17 May 2013 15:34:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=488089 Years ago, I was paid to help a neighbor clean out his garage. It was an old, ramshackle building with a dirt floor and over the years it had been filled with an amazing amount of crap. At the very back, under a canvas tarp, I found a long neglected late 60s Honda CB750 in […]

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Years ago, I was paid to help a neighbor clean out his garage. It was an old, ramshackle building with a dirt floor and over the years it had been filled with an amazing amount of crap. At the very back, under a canvas tarp, I found a long neglected late 60s Honda CB750 in […]

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Long Distance Run Around – Buying My 300M Sight Unseen http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/long-distance-run-around-buying-my-300m-sight-unseen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/03/long-distance-run-around-buying-my-300m-sight-unseen/#comments Thu, 28 Mar 2013 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=482521 The salesman must have thought I was nuts. I could hear the incredulous tone in his voice, “Some guy calling from Okinawa wants to buy a used car that we put on Craigslist? When does he want to come and look at it? He doesn’t? How’s he going to pick it up? He isn’t?” Fortunately […]

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The salesman must have thought I was nuts. I could hear the incredulous tone in his voice, “Some guy calling from Okinawa wants to buy a used car that we put on Craigslist? When does he want to come and look at it? He doesn’t? How’s he going to pick it up? He isn’t?” Fortunately […]

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