Jeff Zurschmeide is a former writer for ThoughtCo and contributed work for over one and a half years. As a freelance automotive journalist for over 16 years, Jeff's writing and photography have been published in the Portland Tribune newspaper and in SportsCar Market, American Car Collector, and SportsCar magazines.
Jeff is a lifelong devotee of sports cars and a second-generation member of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and is editor and publisher of Loud Pedal magazine for the Oregon Region SCCA. He is the author of 12 books on automotive topics, including BMW 3 Series (E36) 1992–1999 How to Build and Modify, How to Fabricate Automotive Fiberglass and Carbon Fiber Parts, and High-Performance Subaru Builder's Guide.
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