Category Archives: Mini Trucks

So That’s Who It’s For: Lil’ Kenny Sighting

Well this was a treat.  I have never seen one in person but, as I strolled along at a recent car show, there it was.  A miniature semi truck.  Why, you ask, would someone want a this?  Because Kenworth.

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Truck Thursday: 1980 Plymouth Arrow Sport

Here it is folks.  The holy grail of the D50/Mighty Max/Arrow family.  This isn’t some customized fixed up truck, it is all original.  The spoked wheels, the f*&#ing awesome decal package, the push bar, and the sunroof are all factory … Continue reading

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Truck Thursday: S10EV On The Cheap?

(This post was originally written for, and appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.) From 1996 to 2003, GM built an electric car called the EV1. The car was a huge hit with environmentalists. Actor Ed Begley Jr. had one and sung its … Continue reading

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Project Turbo Arrow Wiring Update

Quick update on the Arrow project: I was able to finally pare down the Conquest Harness to just the engine control items. That is, mass air flow, boost sensor, spark controller, temp, oil pressure, knock sensor, and the ECM. Click … Continue reading

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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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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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