By on February 28, 2020

After a decade-plus of being TTAC’s foremost expert in Panther-bodied Fords, as well as the go-to Texan for any of your questions about OBD II or old-car designs, Sajeev is moving on.

He’s found a full-time home with another outlet, and we wish him well. He’ll be missed.

I’ve always found Piston Slap and Vellum Venom to be interesting reads, and not just because of Sanjeev’s Sajeev’s writing style. His in-depth technical knowledge has helped millions hundreds of TTAC readers with their problems. Problems ranging from how to handle an oil leak in an aging Mercury Sable to rev-hanging issues with an MR2 to how the rise of EVs will affect the repair market.

Our traffic numbers and the number of comments on each post suggest you have, too.

Technical advice columns are sometimes written in fairly dry tones, so Sajeev’s wit has been appreciated, along with his wisdom.

Alas, nothing lasts forever, and with Sajeev moving into another role elsewhere, we bid a fond farewell to both him and the Piston Slap column.

Will Piston Slap and/or Vellum Venom return with a new author, perhaps under another name? Maybe. All I can say at this point is stay tuned. We cannot, after all, comment on future product.

Fourteen years is a hell of a run. If you’ve ever had a vexing problem solved by Sajeev’s advice, or if you simply liked to spend part of your Fridays reading about Panther Love, raise a toast and wish him well in his next venture.

[Images: Sajeev Mehta]

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