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Top Ten Car Crazy Symptoms

If you’re a fan of Car Crazy you know Barry Meguiar is always talking about being Car Crazy. Now Meguiar’s has posted the top ten ways to know if someone is certifiably Car Crazy. You can add your ideas if you like in our comments section below. Just so you know I qualify on large number of these!

Top Ten Reasons you might be Car Crazy

1 ) You’ve started looking for sponsors for your daily commute.

2 ) You roll down your windows, put your car into neutral and rev it up when going under an overpass.

3 ) You have more pictures of your car than of your significant other.

4 ) Your refer to your car by name.

5 ) You never throw away car magazine, EVER.

6 ) Your email address refers to your car rather than to you.

7 )You think that “Gentlemen, start your engines” is the end of the National Anthem.

8 ) You refer to the corner at the end of your street as ‘Turn One”.

9 ) You would choose a roll bar over air conditioning if it were an option.

10 ) You consider the redline a “conservative suggestion” and the rev limiter “a fun limiter”.

Ten isn’t enough so here are four more!

11 ) When someone asks where you went to school, you reply, “Skip Barber”.

12 ) You own five cars and only one is street legal.

13 ) You turn the radio off to listen to the music of your engine.

14 ) Your double date includes your buddy — their car, you and your car.


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I grew up and lived in Iowa for a good portion of my life before moving to Southern California. After 20+ years we now live outside Nashville Tennessee. I have been into cars since I was old enough to remember. I don't have a brand loyalty although I do prefer American Muscle especially the 1969/1970 NASCAR Aero Cars. (Check out our other web site at site) As long as it has four wheels and an engine I get excited. Few men are lucky enough to be able to share their passion for cars with the woman they love. Fortunately, my wife, Katriana, is also a gear head and many of our activities revolve around the cars. We have a small collection that includes at least one car from each of the Big Three. It includes a Best of Show winner, a survivor, a driver with lots of patina and several others. Katrina prefers all original cars while I like to modify them so we have a few of each. When we aren't playing with cars we are out working with or showing our miniature donkeys. You can see more about that part of our lives at

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