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Quick Hitter: The More Things Change Edition

Say you were forced to choose…which would you take. I’d go with the old in hopes that I would fit better than I do in the new one. Buongiorno!

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Soviet Conveyance: Riga Autobus Factory

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com. [image :autowp.ru] Riga, Latvia, was an important city to the U.S.S.R.  It provided a key port to the Baltic Sea and the Atlantic Ocean beyond.  Latvia was incorportated into the U.S.S.R. in 1944, … 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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Today’s Best Video: Farm Truck Wheelie

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, on hooniverse.com. Every now and then some yokel brings his old truck to the drag strip thinking he can keep up with the muscle cars and the ricers. Every now and … Continue reading

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In Search Of The Perfect Parking Spot

This post was originally written for, and appeared here, on hooniverse.com. Ostiusionophobia:  <Late 20th-c.  From L. Ostium “Door”, L. Sionem “Dent”>  The irrational fear of door dings.  I may have made up the name of the condition, but the condition … Continue reading

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NTC Movie Review: Love The Beast

Love The Beast  is a documentary about Eric Bana and his 1974 Australian Ford Falcon XB Coupe.  It is currently available on Netflix Streaming and Hulu.com.  Bana directed the film and is a character – along with the car and a … Continue reading

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Custom Ford Truck…Thing

I saw this custom truck at a local car show two years ago.  It has had some amazing metal work done to it.  It appears to be loosely based on a 1956 Ford.  All I could think of was that … Continue reading

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Need That Car – Name That Car III

Welcome to Need That Car – Name That Car III. Seems like only a couple of weeks ago we did NTC I. Anyway, this week’s Name That Car is coming to you from far away places with strange-sounding names. Hit … Continue reading

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Everyday Cars Of The Rockford Files

A gold 1974 Pontiac Firebird is the car you immediately think of when you think of the Rockford Files.  Watching the series now, in 2012, what stands out to me isn’t the Firebird, but the vehicles in the background.  It … 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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