Surgical or not? Had mine removed non-surgically on a Monday morning, I was eating Chipotle (with care) by Wednesday. It's really not that bad, just make sure you follow the instructions for avoiding dry socket. » 8/21/14 8:44am Yesterday 8:44am

My current commute is a few tenths shy of 10 miles and takes 20 minutes from door to door, largely because I live and work north of the city, leave earlier than most traffic, and the fastest route is backroads. However in September I'm switching jobs (same pay, better benefits, my current office is hell) and will have… » 8/20/14 11:52am Wednesday 11:52am

The current Everest is 2" longer than an Explorer. So yeah, it's not coming here unless it's as the next Explorer, which is unlikely as it would be a reversion to a truck-based SUV with the decrease in mileage and CAFE impact that implies. » 8/18/14 9:23pm Monday 9:23pm

The ELR is a fantastic vehicle, it just has precisely zero justifications for its price. I'll happily trawl the used ads in 3 years and pick one up for <$25k, and could understand them new if they were ~$40k, but $75k? Nope. » 8/18/14 3:37pm Monday 3:37pm

I would say they're ready, if it's done right. FIAT bungled the launch of the 500 and continues to bungle their own brand by only offering two vehicles, one of which goes for cute and small and the other of which is admittedly an odd cross-shop against people accustomed to CR-Vs and such. Sales reflect that, as the… » 8/18/14 9:52am Monday 9:52am

Had a half hour to learn on a friend's dad's old Saturn, then a 15 minute refresher in my brother's Focus (this was nearly five years after my friend and his Saturn), then bought my Dart and figured out the intricacies there. » 8/15/14 11:18am 8/15/14 11:18am