Daily Podcast: Scraping By?

Robert Farago
by Robert Farago
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Sam scraped the Honda Odyssey. Again. This after stoving-in the Boxster's front end and then, after its repair, scraping the roadster's flanks. There was a time when I would get seriously bent out of shape about one of my cars getting bent out of shape. Love. Age. Maturity. Perspective. Cash flow. Lexapro. Although I've surmounted many of my OCD's detailing demands, I still appreciate the pursuit of perfection, and the value of persistence for those embarking on that endless, maddening quest. Not to put too fine a point on it, leapfrogging is for losers. The key to success: keep hammering away with focus, passion and persistence. Either that or read and follow The [somewhat contradictory] 48 Laws of Power. In either case, complacency is the enemy. As TTAC slowly comes into its own (which is a lot less gross than it sounds), rest assured that the editorial team will never become smug or self-satisfied. We will alway listen to criticism, and respond with respect. To that end, a simple question (flame rules active): what would you change about this website? You know; other than the fact I just sent out three New Content Notifications…

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  • Blankfocus Blankfocus on Jul 16, 2008

    I agree with galleries and video. That would be nice. Even if the videos are just shot's of the car with no narration. (I used to love the Winding Road videos.)

  • J.on J.on on Jul 16, 2008

    The first transplant car manufacturer was actually Rolls Royce, which manufactured cars in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1920.

  • Johnny Canada Johnny Canada on Jul 17, 2008

    Just a guess...lower front bumper from a Ford GT?

  • Robert Farago Robert Farago on Jul 18, 2008
    Johnny Canada: Correct. A souvenir from The Robb Report Supercar Shootout, whereby their top writer hopped a guardrail and ended-up six inches from a 30 foot cliff face.