Jim Roal's Blog
Saturday, August 29, 2020
Cayman S Water Pump
I did a dumb thing but it turned out OK. When I took the Cayman out of winter storage this spring and warmed it up for the first time in a...
Saturday, May 30, 2020
Mercedes E350 4matic 150k miles
I wrote a review of this car when it hit 100k miles back in December of 2017. It now has 150k miles and there is not much new to report. ...
Sunday, May 10, 2020
Kohler Engine Noise
I have a 2001 GT3000 Craftsman mower with a Kohler 23HP 2 cylinder engine. I bought it used back in May 2009. It has many hard long hou...
Monday, March 9, 2020
Driving Exotics Racing in a Porsche GT3 RS
First person there in the morning I drove a Ferrari 488 GTB at Speed Vegas last year. This year I decided to try something totally di...
Sunday, February 23, 2020
The future of aftermarket performance
I have been modifying cars since I was a teenager. My first was a 1972 Ford Bronco where I rebuilt a 351W engine, upgrading the camshaft, i...
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Engine Sound and Cars for Enthusiasts
We all have different needs and opinions about many things in life. Even among car enthusiasts we have many different things we like about ...
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Moto Z4 Review
A few months ago I upgraded my aging Moto Z2 Play with the new Moto Z4 (unlocked). I chose this device for several reasons: Industry...
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