By naterisch
12/08/2014
Last week I revealed that I, your intrepid Hack Mechanic, owner of nearly 60 BMWs since 1982, will start the first new job I’ve had in 30 years, and will begin commuting to Bentley Publishers in Cambridge. Driving, apparently, a beat-up 2000 Suburban.
By naterisch
12/01/2014
Back in early April, I wrote an article titled “I’ll Be There To Help Out, Because Others Helped Me,” in which I discussed how I am drawn to donate my time by volunteering at events. Turns out that over the last few years, I’ve done quite a bit more volunteering at events than just attending such events.
By naterisch
12/01/2014
You wouldn’t think that I’d be able to get four columns out of simply moving my cars around, would you? No, you wouldn’t.But you would be wrong.
By naterisch
11/25/2014
As we approach Thanksgiving, it’s customary to be thankful for the blessings we enjoy, as well as to reflect on the plight of those less fortunate. That’s right, I’m talking about the poor souls who drive older BMWs and have to make do with normally aspirated engines, manual transmissions, and rear-wheel drive.
By naterisch
11/25/2014
A few weeks ago (We’re Going to Need a Bigger Garage, Part II), I wrote about the rule-based decision process I was using to decide which cars went in which of three—no, four—storage locations. The rules were:

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