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Appreciating Depreciation: Why a Ford Raptor is Cheaper than a Chevy Traverse

We tend to fixate on the purchase price of cars, but that's not really a good metric for what they cost. Christian uses his recent sale of a 2018 Ford Raptor to demonstrate that depreciation is the driving factor in cost of ownership. This principle allows the enthusiast to drive fun, engaging, and cool cars for less than it would cost to own a vomit filled Chevy Traverse.

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1981 Toyota SR5 Pickup: A Legend Restored

The shear breadth of popularity of the Toyota Pickup is stunning. It is loved by such disparate groups as farmers, jihadists, outdoor sports lovers, and pure posers. And while they all may have unique uses for these trucks, the tie that binds seems to be dependable utility (and cheap may have applied at one time too, but no longer in 2021). Famously, the British show Top Gear once filmed a multitude of unbelievable stunts to try to break a Pickup (known in much of the world as a Hilux), and still failed. In this article we examine a 1981 example that has been restored to an exacting level. In doing so, has it lost its reason for being, or is it better than ever? Let us know what you think in the comments.

A Wagon State of Mind - The BMW F31

Impressions and thoughts on one of the ideal automotive forms: the sport wagon. In this case, a 2014 BMW 328 xDrive Sport Wagon.

Lava Orange Crush: 911 Carrera S Review

Dan and Christian share their thoughts on a soda can colored Porsche 911 (991.2) Carrera S with lots of sporty options

The Last Best Place To Own a Car

An anthology of Automotive Montana

Listing of the Week

A weekly pick of cool Bozeman, MT area cars, trucks, and SUVs for sale. Find interesting metal lurking in and around the Gallatin Valley and Southwest Montana.
11/3/2021: A Chevy SS w/ a 6.2L LS3 and resplendent in Regal Peacock Green paint.

Automotive Wanderings

A periodical journey through whatever automotive topic is around the next corner from Bozeman, MT. What are we buying next? What's happening in the automotive industry? What have we recently done in our own garage?  9/28/2021: Christian discusses the "prindle" a/k/a the automatic gear selector, and discovers that sometimes progress is anything but.

For Sale: Corvette Drag Car

Ever ask your wife before a weekend drive: Does this blower make my Butte look big? Click in for more information on this piece of Butte, Montana Drag Racing History.

"There is no bad weather, only the wrong tires." - Someone in Finland, probably.