Author: motorheadmama

steering

Get A Grip! How To Hold Your Steering Wheel

Dear Steering Wheel User, You’re wrong! All wrong! Totally wrong! But I was too.  But I’ve seen the light. Changed my ways. And I wanna change yours too (cuz I love you). So listen up! Let’s start with this: This is no ordinary Drive-Your-Prius-to-Trader-Joe’s kind of steering wheel.  In fact, if you’re thinking it looks like something out of Playstation, you’re close.  It’s a steering...

Freak of the Week: Laker Fan Van

So you think you’re a Laker fan. Really? Why is that? Because you bought a season pass?  You slapped a bumper sticker on your Prius? A vanity plate on your Merc? Or perhaps your ass has a Laker tattoo? Well, this guy laughs at you: When this guy drives down the road, you don’t sit back and wonder what he watches on ESPN. There’s no...

rain

How To Drive In The Rain Like A Boss-lady (video)

Driving in the rain. Everyone thinks they’re good at it and almost no one is.  Except maybe the English.  But I digress. It’s Springtime and with that comes Spring Showers. So Mama’s here with a little refresher on how to rock a wet ride. But let’s get something straight: light rain can be as much of a problem as a heavy downpour. Here I am...

Mama’s 5 Tips For A Better Car Wash (video)

As the East Coast braces itself for #Snowmageddon2017, here in LA, the rain stopped for just long enough for us to get back to the important stuff, like getting to the car wash.  In Southern California, washing your own car is kind of like painting your own nails in NYC. Sure, some do it themselves, but most smart people have “a guy” or “a place”...

Test Drive: Tesla Model X Isn’t Really All That (video)

In December, I wrote a post for this new service called Green Commuter, which is awesome.  Please check it out here. As a part of my compensation, they gave me a Tesla Model X to drive for a week, which I drove to San Diego and back.  Though I hadn’t planned on writing a review of the Model X, people keep asking how I liked...