Stop telling people how to use their cars!

 IYGRaffi  April 19, 2022

I belong to myriad car sites and groups on social media. Each time somebody posts pictures and details on their low-mileage car, other members who use their cars “regularly” take the opportunity to jump all over the poster for not driving his or her car. I find this ridiculing utterly, well… ridiculous. First of all, […]


Is the Porsche Boxster finally getting its due?

 IYGRaffi  April 9, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention, the Gen 1 Porsche Boxsters, also known as the 986, are finally starting to creep up in value. Enthusiasts are beginning to snap up well-kept examples at a premium.   I’ve always felt these cars were underappreciated. Okay, as an owner, I am biased, but have you ever heard anybody discount […]


The top 5 mistakes people make when buying a classic car.

 IYGRaffi  April 8, 2022

Buying a classic car is one of the true joys in life. However, unless you’re incredibly handy around a toolbox, it’s important you avoid the 5 biggest pitfalls in classic car purchases: Don’t forego a pricier, well-sorted car because you want to find the best deal out there. Repairs and parts almost always cost way […]


What’s the most underrated motor?

 IYGRaffi  April 7, 2022

Recently we (read: fellow gear heads) were sitting around discussing engine technology. Yes, this is a riveting night of vociferous verbal exchange that can only be appreciated by true car nerds. And, there may or may not have been a few beverages involved. Nonetheless, we challenged each other to name the most underrated engines of […]