Monthly Archives: January 2012

Only Dropped Lada Club

Only Dropped Car Club is a bunch of guys from Russia with really cool Russian Ladas.  This video is of them doing what you should do in any special interest car: driving. Нажмите здесь for the worthwhile video.

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Wires

I did two things for the first time today.  One was learning how to make a stop-motion video with my new camera, the other was breaking down one vehicle’s wiring harness in order to use it in another vehicle. Click … Continue reading

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Need That Car – Name That Car II

The future has come and gone.  At least this car thinks so.  According to this adornment, this car is Futuramic.  What car is it?  (Hint: It’s not a Delorean) Click Bender to make your guess in the comment section.

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I Have No Idea Who This Is For: Lil Kenny

I don’t know how to start this post, so I’ll just let this photo say its 1,000 words: This photo stands as one of my favorites of all time.  Is it forced perspective?  Is it photoshopped?  Nope, it’s two Lil … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Update: Harvesting Organs

The Turbo Arrow is in progress.  I harvested the engine from the Conquest.  The plan was originally to replace only the head but now it will be the whole engine.  It needs a bit of work, but the Starion engine … Continue reading

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Within a Mile of Home: Scrap Yard Photoshoot

I have intended to shoot this building and yard for some time now.  It is quite a collection of old cars, old buildings, old work trucks, and plain old stuff. Click through for many more shots.

Posted in 1950s, Car art, Gems from the Dark Years (1971-1987), Items of Interest (Not for sale), Photoshoot | 5 Comments

To All The Cars I’ve Loved Before: 1964 Falcon Delivery

We all do it.  We reflect on relationships of days gone by.  We think of what could have been, what would life be like now if we hadn’t split up with this one or that one.  This series is my … Continue reading

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The Story of Ab Jenkins – Boys of Bonneville Trailer

Owner of dozens of land speed records, Ab Jenkins was the famed driver of the Mormon Meteor.  He was also the Mayor of Salt Lake City from 1940-1944.  Amazingly, he set 21 speed records while in office.  The 2011 film, … Continue reading

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More Scootmobiles: The Scootacar

A commercially available scootmobile was the Scootacar. Although, it was only commercially available if you happened to live in the U.K. in the late 1950s. Scoot through with a click.

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Video: 1955 24 Hours of LeMans Tragedy

The single worst auto racing accident of all time occured in the 1955 24 Hours of LeMans.  An incredible 83 spectators, plus one driver were killed.  Another 120 people were injured.  Click through for the original Pathe News (British) newsreel … Continue reading

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