Hooniverse Asks: Did you/would you buy a JDM import?

jdm imports buy

I’m looking for a second vehicle in addition to my Bronco. I have a few requirements: AWD, seats five, safe, spacious, reliable, functional, budget friendly. With that said, I also don’t want something boring. My requirements would be satisfied by a new Camry but I don’t want t drive a new Camry. Complicating things further […]

This Ford Running Board Traction Pad Thing is Brilliant

ford running board traction pad

Those that frequently travel off-road are typically prepared with some basic recovery tools. The traction pad is one of the most obvious such tools. It’s typically used under slipping tires to provide some instant traction. It can also be used in a bind as a shovel or to level a vehicle with a rooftop tent […]

MotorWeek’s tribute to Pat Goss

pass garage autoweek tribute

Several generations of automotive enthusiasts grew up watching AutoWeek. Pat Goss, in his weekly “Goss’ Garage” segment was no small part of this show. With over 2000 episodes, his teachings helped many of us understand the inner workings of vehicles and vehicle care. With Pat’s recent passing, AutoWeek created a well deserved tribute to Pat. […]

Review: GMC Sierra 1500 Limited Denali

2022 gmc sierra denali limited 1500

Three years ago GM loaned their new, at the time, Silverado 1500 pickup truck. It was a rather base LT Double Cab 4×4 model. It featured the new 2.7-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine – a first for such a big truck. I wanted to like it, especially since the LT trim is a popular choice, unlike […]

Last Call: Squiggly Double Yellows Edition

It’s finally spring! The streets around my Boston neighborhood are finally getting cleaned up. Last Tuesday night, the double yellow lines were repainted. And, well… yeah. Last Call indicates the end of Hooniverse’s broadcast day. It’s meant to be an open forum for anyone and anything. Thread jacking is not only accepted, it’s encouraged.

New York Auto Show in random pictures

new york auto show 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic has killed so many fun things. One of them was auto shows. The New York International Auto Show has been cancelled for the last two years. The good news is that it’s back for 2022, running now through April 24th at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. Ross and I […]

This one simple Bronco mod will blow your mind

bronco fuel cap keyless entry pad

Ford’s keypad has been a feature on their vehicles for decades. It’s a simple and effective solution that gives the driver the ability to safely lock the car’s keys inside and go off to do their extreme sports. It has many conveniences, too, such as locking an otherwise unlocked vehicle or giving family members access […]

Ukrainian auto news website is doing its share

With everything horrible that is happening in Ukraine, some things are working as they should. Communication is a big part, which allows the world to see so much. Part of those communications is being able to provide vital information to those who need it the most. Ukrainian auto site Motor Media Review is doing just […]

Ford Bronco Everglades snorkel is rather ingenious

bronco everglades snorkel

Today, Ford introduced the Bronco Everglades. This special four-door model comes with the 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine, the Sasquatch Package, marine vinyl seats, wash-out rubber floor, modular front bumper, hardtop with a roof rack, and some other things that are available on other models. What makes it special are unique wheels, square fenders, a snorkel, and […]

Last Call: Another non-vanity vanity license plate

Massachusetts recently switched to a new format of the license plates. The look is the same, unfortunately, but the character sequencing is different. It went from being ##X XX# to #XXX ##, where # indicates a digit and X indicates a letter. Needless to say, when it came to #XXX 69, some humorous results came […]