Porsche 944 Project / Vol. 5 - Installing a Set of Vitaloni Sebring Mirrors
The stock 'Flag' mirrors on our Porsche 944 were in poor shape, and we always liked the idea of going with a lightweight mirror like the ones found on the Porsche 944 GTS.
1948 Plymouth Special Deluxe, Club Coupe/Simple, but Not Plain
Connor bought this 1948 Plymouth Special Deluxe, Club Coupe off of his uncle to replace his 2010 Mazda 3 as a daily driver. This car has been in his family for the past 15 years and is very tastefully modified with an emphasis on reliability and comfort.
$7,000 Porsche Boxster Vol. 2 / Porsche One Year Ownership
In Vol. 2 of our $7,000 Porsche Video, Blaise explains what has had to be repaired and what still needs to be repaired and what's likely to go bad on his 1999 Porsche Boxster. Through the first year and about 12,000 miles, Blaise has spent about $1,500 on repairs and is still very happy with his purchase.
2007 RUF RGT, When a Porsche isn't a Porsche / Ruff, Rough, Roof, RUF
This 2007 RUF RGT is one of 2 997 based RGT's in the States. This car was the 997 GT3 before Porsche released the GT3 with even more awesomeness that the GT3. This car has bolt on fender flares, carbon fiber doors, hood, deck lid, mirrors and more, along with a 3.9 liter engine tuned by Sharkwerks to produce 480 horsepower.
Chevy Sonic LTZ Turbo - The Worst "Car Review" of All Time
While bored on a bachelor party, 5 of us hop in a 2014 Chevy Sonic LTZ Turbo rental car and "review" it.
1980 BMW E12 528i Project / Volume. 1 - Introduction
Warren recently purchased this amazingly clean and original 1980 BMW E12 528i from the original owner. This car is in beautiful shape, both cosmetically and internally and he intends to keep it very original. The plans for this car are somewhat unclear at this point...so stay tuned for updates.
Porsche 944 Project / Vol. 3 - Performance Chip
In this project update on our 1985 Porsche 944, we review our newly installed performance chip from powerprom.com by FRWILK. This "race chip" raised the redline by 500 rpm to 7000 rpm and it broadens the power curve of the NA 944.
In Vol. 2 of our 1985 Porsche 944 we do a simple DIY shift linkage modification to tighten up the shifter a bit. This is a very easy modification that costs about $15 and takes about 30 minutes. Thanks to the folks on rennlist.com for the instruction on this awesome mod.
We now have all of our DWA "24 Hours of Lemons" videos on our YouTube Channel...These are must see TV!!!
The first few 24 Hours of LeMons races were...crazy! as you can see by this footage from the Driving While Awesome Porsche 944 at Altamont Raceway back in 2007.
Porsche 944 Project / Vol. 1 Introduction
In this video we introduce our newest Driving While Awesome Project car. It is an early 1985 Porsche 944 with 79,000 miles on the clock. The car is very clean with it's share of small blemishes that make it the perfect driver. We have already added a new steering wheel, shift knob, changed the fluids.
Mitsubishi Mighty Max / Has Nothing, and Everything It Has Doesn't Work
Warren got this 1995 Mitsubishi Mighty Max pickup truck in trade for labor, and he loves it. It is a base model pickup from 1995 that feels like a truck from the mid 1980's. This truck is equipped with almost no options and every thing that it does have doesn't work.
1964 Ford Falcon / $100 At a Time
Shane has owned this 1964 ford falcon Sprint 2 door hardtop since 1997 when he was 15 years old. He bought this car for $500 and made payments "$100 at a time".
2015 Subaru WRX First Drive
We had the keys to a 2015 Subaru WRX for about 20 minutes and we were very impressed. The new WRX is better in every way and Subaru has made giant steps in the chassis dynamics. Everything from the suspension tuning, to the steering has been greatly improved.
2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Review / Living with the TDI for 133,000 miles
In this video the owner of a 2010 VW Jetta TDI explains what he thinks of his car that he has owned since new and now has 133,000 miles on it.
1974 Porsche 914, Car/Owner Profile / Finally Getting the Respect it Deserves
Watch and listen to this excellent Porsche 914 2.0 rip though the mountains, as this owner talks about his passion for the car. These cars were the bastards of the Porsche world for the longest time, not accepted by the Porsche community because of their Volkswagen roots. Over the pas few years things have really changed and now the masses are realizing what awesome cars they are, as seen by the prices these little cars are fetching these days.
Volkswagen Vanagon / Living the Van LIfe with a 1989 VW Vanagon / #vanlyfe
This video features a 1989 Volkswagen Vanagon and it's new owner Kevin. Kevin recently bought this VW as a third car to go on trips with his friends and family. The Vanagon is the perfect vehicle for everything from bring the kids to ballet, to going on a surf trip to Santa Barbara with 4 other guys, 9 surf boards and all their gear.
Commuting While Awesome / Porsche 996 Targa
Dune Buggying While Awesome / Pismo Beach, CA
2014 Mazda CX5 Touring / Family Review
In this video a family of 4 reviews a new 2014 Mazda CX5 Touring model with the 2.5 4 cylinder engine and a 6 speed automatic transmission. This car puts the "ZOOM ZOOM" in the boring CUV class.
1974 Porsche 914 2.0/The First Affordable Mid Engine Sports Car?
This video shows a clean example of a 1974 Porsche 914 up close and driving. These cars are finally getting the respect that they deserve from the Porsche community and everyone else. The first affordable production mid engine sports car?
DWA Visits SEMA 2013/The Best SEMA Video
We went to the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada and all we got was this crappy footage. The show is way to big to take in, and there is a lot of good, bad and ugly, but we can't wait to go back again next year.
Porsche 928, German Muscle
The owner of a 1980 Porsche 928 reflects on his soon to be sold Porsche 928 that he said he would never sell. The 928 is a very special car and is under rated and under valued.
1972 BMW 2002 tii
This 1972 BMW 2002 tii is everything that modern BMWs aren't. These are the cars that started the 'Sport Sedan' segment and the tii was the best of the breed...consider it the 'M' of the day. This is Jared's third BMW 2002 and he loves this car.
BMW 325is Spec E30 Race Car 'Selling The Dream'
Bryan's BMW E30 325is race car is about to exchange owners. Listen and watch Bryan talk about the N.A.S.A Spec E30 race series and his experience racing his beloved BMW 325i, and watching him wheel it around the race track.
$7,000 Porsche Boxster
In this Video we profile an owner that just bought his 1999 Porsche Boxster for $7,000. This is the owners 5th Boxster and 9th Porsche he has owned. The Boxster's stats are close to that of the Subaru BRZ and Scion FRS, but it has more torque from it's flat 6 engine than the FRS/BRZ has from it's flat 4.
Vantigo SF Brew Tour in a 1972 VW Van
Two members of Driving While Awesome went on a brew tour with vantigosf.com in the San Francisco Bay Area the other weekend. This trip included stops at 3 of Northern California's best breweries, Lagunitas, Russian River Brewing Co., and Iron Springs Brewery. Enjoy the video and look out for more in the near future.