Capt Slow Dork
June 28, 2011 1:28 p.m.

I guess he must be a miata mechanic...

ransom HalfDork
June 28, 2011 1:34 p.m.

White wine at that...

Alfa: red wine

BMW: Anything from Ayinger

MG: Samuel Smith's India Ale, or maybe a gin and tonic?

June 28, 2011 1:34 p.m.

I would think Ferrari. More wine cooler or Zima for a miata mechanic.

mtn UltimaDork
June 28, 2011 1:40 p.m.

Miata seems to be a Yuengling to me. Great performance, low price.

Swank Force One MegaDork
June 28, 2011 1:40 p.m.

I like to drink Molson XXX when i'm working on the MX6.

It's about as sophisticated as a hammer, and hits like one.

Capt Slow Dork
June 28, 2011 1:42 p.m.

Thats boxed wine, no Ferrari driver would touch it....

z31maniac
z31maniac SuperDork
June 28, 2011 2:02 p.m.
ransom wrote: BMW: Anything from Ayinger

Hmmmmmm, Celebrator......hmmmmmmmm

pilotbraden HalfDork
June 28, 2011 2:02 p.m.

5 30 packs of Pabst assisted my engine and transmission r&r on my Miata. I did not drink them by myself, I had plenty of help when the word got out that I was BBQ'ing and buying the suds.

June 28, 2011 2:03 p.m.

I thought wine was the ingredient that got you to call that craigslist ad and drag home another project. Once you get to wrenching I'd skip the wine, though I sometimes wonder when I go back the next day and look at what I did.

Actually got one of those now. Must have skipped my Wheaties the day I bolted up my intake. Thing is leaking. Last night I got out my wrenches and discovered EVERY bolt was pretty lose. Oh well. It had to come off again anyhow for the big throttle body upgrade...

KATYB Dork
June 28, 2011 2:06 p.m.

i will litterly drink appletinis while working on the cars.

KATYB Reader
June 28, 2011 2:08 p.m.

probably explains the poor welds on my exhaust considering over the course of making it i had 6 appletinis

cwh SuperDork
June 28, 2011 2:53 p.m.

I was introduced to REAL Canadian Molsons on a race trip to Mosport. Most of that evening got a bit fuzzy.

familytruckster New Reader
June 28, 2011 3:35 p.m.
Capt Slow wrote: Thats boxed wine, no Ferrari driver would touch it....

Sorry, can't tell from the pic. LOL

Ranger50 Dork
June 28, 2011 3:49 p.m.

If this mechanic is drinking Keystone Light, he is working, foreign or domestic.

Karl La Follette SuperDork
June 28, 2011 4:25 p.m.

this Challenge mechanic is drinking beer thinking about octoberfest

Twin_Cam SuperDork
June 28, 2011 4:30 p.m.
KATYB wrote: i will litterly drink appletinis while working on the cars.

I've never heard anything more ridiculous.

I don't drink while working on cars. It only dehydrates me, and it's a great way to forget to tighten bolts and have wheels/important bits fall off.

Salanis SuperDork
June 28, 2011 5:15 p.m.
z31maniac wrote:
ransom wrote: BMW: Anything from Ayinger
Hmmmmmm, Celebrator......hmmmmmmmm

Mmm... yesss.

Although, during the summer, Pyramid Curveball is my post-wrenching beer of choice (if not drinking homebrew).

PseudoSport Reader
June 28, 2011 5:15 p.m.

Miller HighLife seems fitting when working on a challenge car.

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AquaHusky Reader
June 28, 2011 6:55 p.m.
familytruckster wrote: I would think Ferrari. More wine cooler or Zima for a miata mechanic.

Quoted for stereotype.

WilberM3 Dork
June 28, 2011 8:09 p.m.
PseudoSport wrote: Miller HighLife seems fitting when working on a challenge car. IMG_20100926_085542

sawzall, torch, beer. done.

June 28, 2011 9:46 p.m.

there seem to be many cans of Guiness scattered about my garage...

KATYB Reader
June 28, 2011 11:51 p.m.

how in the world is drinking a martini the most rediculous thing. its my drink of choice. i dont drink beer. mikes lemonade gives me heartburn if im working hard. so martinis it is.

Salanis SuperDork
June 29, 2011 12:02 a.m.

I think it's just drinking alcohol stronger than 5.5% while working.

And out of curiosity, why don't you drink beer? Granted, I'm a bit biased, but I think if you enjoy alcohol and don't have an allergy to any ingredients, there is a beer out there for everyone.

If you're into Mike's Hard, wine coolers, and stuff like that, try Shock Top. It's technically a beer, but it's really a sweet fruity girly malt beverage, that's got nicer body and a sweetness that's not completely overwhelming.

KATYB Reader
June 29, 2011 12:08 a.m.

i dont drink beer because after years of trying i never found one that i thought tasted remotely even edible.

Per Schroeder Technical Editor/Advertising Director
June 29, 2011 6:05 a.m.

Funny, I like shocktop..but that stuff's pretty high on the calorie/alc rating.

My new favorite site:

www.getdrunknotfat.com

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