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  • Dressed for Excess: Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9 vs 205 XS

    Dressed for Excess: Peugeot 205 GTi 1.9 vs 205 XS

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    The fantastic thing about my Peugeot 205 XS ownership is that I’ve driven precious few 205s. I’ve spent 22,000 km behind the wheel of mine after I bought it in 2013, and every other 205 I’ve touched has had less power. That’s why it was so interesting to sample a 205 1.9 GTi after all […]

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  • Quick Shift: My 1974 Mercedes-Benz gets #Hella fresh

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    My 1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 is getting a quick upgrade. It’s a small one, but I think it does a nice job on supplying an extra dash of style. I’ve purchased a set of Hella Lamin-X lens covers to give my fog lights that yellow look. Against the blue paint work, the yellow fog lights pop […]

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  • Quick Shift 3: Here's my Clarion Audio system in the HoonTruck

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    Finally the HoonTruck gets some Quick Shift love. Today we’re going to look at the upgraded audio system I’ve had installed in my 1965 Ford F100. It’s been supplied by the good folks at Clarion, and it was installed by Beach Auto in Huntington Beach. We’re working with the Clarion NZ503 head unit, a pair […]

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  • Quick Shift 2: Fixing the fuel lines on the Benz

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    My 1974 Mercedes-Benz 280 sedan is leaking fuel. So I’m going to try to fix it, and I go for a swim in fuel along the way. Two t-shirts gave their lives during the making of this episode of Quick Shift.

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  • Quick Shift: New eyes for the old Benz

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    So I’m eager to make our YouTube channel a bit more well rounded. The full-on reviews are nice, but occasionally we need to slow down and take a look at what’s really going on in the garage. This new series, which I’ve tentatively titled Quick Shift (and I already don’t love the title, but I […]

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