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Pile of the Week: Nice Van

Remember the scene from “The Muppet Movie” where the Electric Mayhem repainted Fozie’s car to help them hide out? Later they were able to blend in perfectly with a psychedelic rainbow soda pop ad. What are the odds! Well, what we have here is a Mercury Villager that would also fit right in, if you […]

Dean Jeffries Automotive Styling Estate Sale

To a certain type of person, this estate sale was the event of the season. If you were into drag racing, Indy cars, hot rods, or sci-fi movies, the estate sale at Dean Jeffries shop on Cahuenga Blvd was a place to score some mementos, random parts at below swap meet prices or pay your […]

They See Me Rollin…

So what do you drive on your weekend run to the hardware store while doing errands? Many people have a dedicated, slightly beat up, more utilitarian vehicle just for this purpose. If this is “I <3 Neddy” weekend errand runner I have to wonder what else is in the garage? Of course, since a mid-80s […]

Jump Like a Gazelle – Update

Back in June of 2011 I spotted this off-road ready Mercedes Benz Gazelle replica kit car in the parking lot of the junk yard.   Well, today I saw it cruising down the street and it appears to have sprouted a full off road spec roll cage since the last time I saw it.  

Pile of the Week: Hondatsun Pick-up Trike

Not a hell of a lot of information on this one, but lets go from what we can see. It looks like a 1st generation Honda Goldwing GL1000 front end, welded to a modified 70s Toyota pick up truck, powered by what looks to be a GM 2.8 FWD 60 degree V6 driver train from […]

I Hate to Do it – 1979 Ford Fairmont Lemons Car for Sale $4000

UPDATE: No longer for sale at the moment For sale, ready to race for $4000, also available to rent for photo shoots, motion picture, music video or commercial work, but I will be coming along to babysit. Have you heard about the 24 Hours of Lemons endurance racing series? Its real wheel to wheel endurance […]