Plymouth Arrow Update: Nothing But The Tail Lights

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The original plan was to add a turbo to the NTC Arrow, but that idea was scrapped when a considerable amount of metal shavings were found in the oil pan of the donor engine. So, another donor vehicle was located. Stay tuned for a post detailing the engine and trans swap. Today’s installment will concentrate on just the tail lights.

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MR FX: Dual Drivetrain Lemons Build Update

This post originally appeared here, at Hooniverse.com.
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When last we left our group of idiotic racing enthusiasts, they had just taken a dull sawzall blade to a rusty MR2…

It’s at this point of a project that many ambitious and enterprising folks take a step back, assess the situation, and realize they this thing will never run and that they were morons to take even a single step down this insane path.  Our team is certainly not that smart, so onward we go.

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Midget Love Week: NTC Midget Appears In Car Kulture Deluxe Magazine

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Ok, I promise, this will be the last midget post for at least a week or two. 

In August of 2012, a group of friends and I attended Speed Week at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  That group had hooked up with accomplished pin-up photographer Mitzi, who took some great shots some of our pin-up gals with our cars.  The results were fantastic.  The folks at Car Kulture Deluxe must have thought so too, as they picked up a couple of the shots for their spread about Speed Week. 

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NTC Midget Wins Hooniverse Car Of The Year!

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That’s right folks, the NTC midget has been awarded the most prestigious award in the automotive world. Thanks to everyone out there who helped and/or followed along.

(Note: No thanks to the guy at Peach Days who asked why I didn’t put legitimate parts in it. That guy can stick it.)

The announcement post can be found here, at Hooniverse.com.

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Teaser: The MR4…Or FXR2…

This post oiginally appeared here, at hooniverse.com.
mrollaThe guys over at Stick Figure Racing built one of the coolest Lemons cars of all time –  The MRolla, which is the back half of a Toyota MR2 and the front half of a Toyota Corolla.  It’s mid-engined, it’s front engined, it’s rear wheel drive, it’s front wheel drive, it’s an automatic trans, it’s a manual trans… In short, it’s everything I ever wanted in a car. 

So what do you do if you have the only twin-engined, AWD car at the track?  You build another one so it doesn’t get lonely. 

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Quick Hitter: This Is Mini Weather

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What do you do when winter comes, the roads get ugly, and traffic turns sketchy? Why you break out the one vehicle that is most suited for the job. A classic Mini Countryman? Lolwut?

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Screw road salt and inclement conditions, let’s motor!

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Vote Now! NTC Midget Up For Hooniversal Car Of The Year

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Click here to vote!  There is no registration required, just a simple click and vote.  The voting poll is at the bottom of the post, but above the comments section.

At this time, it is basically a two horse race between the midget and the Unimog.  The Unimog is getting a ton of support from the Mercedes Benz message board crowd but the midget is holding its own. 

Go Midget!

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