Monthly Archives: August 2012

24 Hours Of LeMons Thunderhill: NTC Will Be There

“Ann Arbor MI — Today Car and Driver reported that the NTC writer, against the advice of mental-health professionals, will compete in the 24 Hours of LeMons — a wheel-to-wheel car race for heaps that cost $500 or less. His … Continue reading

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Fastback Friday Used Car Review: 1999 Ferrari Modena

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. (Phone rings) “Hello?” “Whatcha doing?” “Not much, how about you?  I haven’t heard from you forever.” “I’m at the Costco, I got something to show you.  I’ll be there … Continue reading

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Quick Hitter: Separated At Birth Edition

These two cars have a real Luke/Princess Leia thing going. Could it be they have the same evil father? Perhaps, and if so, he must be some special kind of ugly.

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1958 Ford Thames Trader: Newsreel/Advertisement

This post was originally written for and appeared here, at hooniverse.com. This film, posted to Youtube by the Ford Heritage Museum, details a rare trip with rare meat from London to Paris by truck.  The goal was to pimp the … Continue reading

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Dogs In Cars: A Project By Martin Usborne

Photographer Martin Usborne created this series of images, called “MUTE: the silence of dogs in cars”. Eventually, he plans to release this series as an art book. There are some great vehicles in the series, and some great looking dogs … Continue reading

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“The Bend” At Bonneville Speed Week

This post was originally written for and appeared here, at hooniverse.com. Everyone calls it “The bend”.  You can think of it as Burning Man for Gearheads.  What is it?  It’s a place where a portion of the throng of attendees … Continue reading

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You Will Smile: Google Fiber Ad

This an ad for Google Fiber, which is, apparently, a whole new set of tubes for the interwebs.  The difference is that these tubes deliver your data 100 times faster than the old tubes.  Vevo, here I come!  Click through … Continue reading

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