Jim Roal's Blog
Sunday, January 17, 2021
Garage parking indicator
I shopped around for various parking assistance devices for tight garages, or any garage really. There are various types but most require ...
Monday, December 28, 2020
Fixing Home Speaker
I have a set of Polk Monitor series speakers from the late 1980's. These are fantastic speakers in my opinion, even now. However, in ...
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...
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