Category: cars

Holy Traveling! A Taste Of The Nomadic Life

These past two weeks have been absolutely crazy when it comes to traveling and working. The combination of working two jobs and traveling to three different states in a span of a couple weeks has me running on empty pretty much the whole time….

Readiness Check. 2 DTCs Found.

Much like a car, I perform intermittent readiness checks just to make sure I’m still on track, that there aren’t any glaring issues. There are some issues, and they will have to be addressed. Soon. P0420 – Motivation Below Threshold Recently, motivation has been…

Underrated Dinner Meet/Photoshoot

It all started with a Facebook Event invitation to get some grub at Old Chicago. Actually, let me give you some background. Underrated is a car group mainly featuring Mazda vehicles, but open to other makes as well. We have several Chevys, a few…

Seriously, Just A Quick Message

To those who have been with me since the beginning, and those who are just joining in on The Nomadic Tire, I thank every single one of you. This sounds so cliché, but it’s so true. Without you guys reading my content, I wouldn’t…

UNDERRATED Install Meet – Civic Si BCR BR Coils Install

We just completed an install night/hangout meet last night for UNDERRATED in New Richmond, WI where we installed BCR (BC Racing) coils on a 2012 Honda Civic Si. Boy did we take our time with the install! Prepping the BCR’s. These BCR’s were purchased…

Winona-Bound For A MazdaSpeed3.

The date is Wednesday, November 1st, 2017. 2:10pm Central Standard Time. Snowing like a motherf***er outside. A quick backstory: my buddy Marc ended up crashing his Gen2 MazdaSpeed3 into a ditch avoiding a rodent on the road in rural Wisconsin. Though the damage was…

The Dealership Life – Part 2: The Broken Survey System

Satisfaction Surveys from manufacturers is an amazing way to gauge a customer’s satisfaction level from their point of view. They are also one of the worst ways to gauge a customer’s true satisfaction level with the actual department they came in to see. Allow…