Monthly Archives: January 2012

Vintage Auto Racing Crash Video (Warning: Graphic)

There is something about this video.  I keep coming back to it.  The music selection is what really cements it for me.  It is a fantastic collection of vintage auto racing crashes.  Be warned, however, that it is difficult to … Continue reading

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Looks Familiar – 1937 Ford Woody Project

This 1937 Ford Woodie project looks familiar to Need That Car.  Perhaps it’s because I once owned it.  It’s now here on ebay for the low, low price of…FREE!  Well, free if you pay the shop that currently owns it … Continue reading

Posted in 1930s, Custom, To all the cars I've loved before | 2 Comments

NeedThatCar Now a Partner Blog To www.chromjuwelen.com

If you had to pick the best-looking automotive blog on the web, it would be http://www.chromjuwelen.com, hands down.  Dig just a touch deeper and you’ll find that beauty is more than skin deep.  I am excited to announce that NeedThatCar … Continue reading

Posted in chromjuwelen, Imports (Euro), Items of Interest (Not for sale), Sweet videos, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Not Completely Brushing Off Snow Could Cost You a Windshield (Or Worse)

Those of us who live in areas with snowy winters have all done it.  After a snow storm, perhaps in a rush, you clean only the windows, get in and drive off.  This post illustrates (!) the hazards of not … Continue reading

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Blastolene Decoliner

The Blastolene Decoliner is a one of a kind, hand-made luxury RV/Art piece/streamliner.  The craftsmanship is amazing.  The styling is excellent.  The engineering is impressive.  Most of all, the scale of the project is astounding. Hit the jump for several … Continue reading

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Video: 1946 Midget Racing Newsreel

Watch this vintage newsreel video of a midget race in New Jersey from 1946.  So far, it is the best video I have found of racing from my midget’s era.  Historic Hinchliffe Stadium was the site of the race, but … Continue reading

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1953 Triumph Mayflower, Pilgrim

This is a rare 1953 Triumph Mayflower.  It is just begging to be claimed, brought home, given new life (and maybe a radical chop), and put back on the street.  the body, in its original style, is interesting and distinctly … Continue reading

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