Tag Archives: Gearhead Heaven

Here Is What A Near Occasion Of Sin Looks Like…

Here is an example illustrated with a photograph from Joe Six-Pack’s Gearhead Catechism™. The late Fr. John Hardon, SJ, explains it well in his Modern Catholic Dictionary, Advertisements

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Pass? Or Fail? The Yokohama YK580 In The Snow (A Tire Review Update)

Back in November I shared my opinion on the Yokohama YK580 tires. I was pretty rough on them in that review because I expect a lot out of my tires, and I was underwhelmed by their performance in wet weather. … Continue reading

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The Shelby GT 350 Returns…UPDATED

It’s baaack. And it’s badder than ever. Roll clip,

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The Worst Performing Tire I’ve Ever Driven In The Wet? It’s This One…UPDATED

  Long time readers know that I’m a bit of a gearhead. I like cars, you see. Fast cars, especially. I like just about everything about them. Engine types, transmissions, gear ratios, suspensions, power adders, you name it.

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I’ve Been On Retreat, Climbing A Mountain With An Elevation Of 6,500 RPM…

You probably think I’m off my rocker, but given how unsatisfying this month was shaping up to be, it was time for a break. A break from blogging, hand wringing, and all the other bad stuff happening in the world … Continue reading

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Do You Like The Ford Mustang? On Its 50th Birthday, Thank The Catholic Who Helped God Create It.

His name is Lee Iacocca. A scrappy, first generation, American Italian, kid who got started in the car business as an engineer (schooled at LeHigh University, and Princeton), he switched gears and became a car salesman to the fledgling dealer … Continue reading

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Good News On Michael Schumacher…UPDATED

Via AP, GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Michael Schumacher is now showing “moments of consciousness and awakening,” more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, the retired Formula One star’s manager said Friday. …”Michael is making … Continue reading

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To Pray For Michael Schumacher’s Recovery UPDATE

UPDATE It’s been 91 days since Michael Schumacher’s skiing accident. Put into an induced coma for a craniectomy, Michael has not regained consciousness.  Please continue to pray for his recovery.   I found out early this morning that Michael Schumacher, … Continue reading

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What If God Was One of Us, and Drove a Race Car?

Today is the 20th anniversary of the passing on to God of this legendary racing driver. As such, I’m republishing this post. I would wager that the answer to my title question would be that if this ever happened, it … Continue reading

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Ultimate Gearhead Coolness: A Formula One Race Car Cut in Half

Everything you ever wanted to know about a Formula One race car, but were afraid to ask. No problem! Team Sauber cut one of their cars in half, for our educational edification. Check out the awesomeness. How close is your … Continue reading

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