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Cowboy Cadillac – Craigslist Find

I can’t take credit for this it was tweeted, and on the BCAS earlier today, but here is is in all its glory a Cowboy Cadillac that seems to have driven thru the J.C.Whitney warehouse attracting accessories. I’m going to start with my favorite picture because it is the wrongest of them all. Despite what […]

Why My Silly 24 Hours of Lemons Hobby Means You Should Hire Me

Have you heard of the 24 Hours of Lemons? No, not LeMans, the city in France, lemons, the citrus fruit, or in the vernacular, horrible cars that can’t be fixed and nobody wants. Years ago an automotive magazine writer with a sense of humor created a race for cars that don’t belong on a racetrack, […]

Almost There… Nearly Out of Time

At this point we have less than a week until the 24 Hours of Lemons Sears Pointless and the car still doesn’t run. At this point failure is not an option. If I can’t make it run today, and make the tranny go into at least 1, 2 and 3 there is no time. I […]

Home Brewed Wagon Queen Family Truckster

Spotted this beautiful old land yacht at the local self serve lot (the one with the last of the Jaws sharks). As near as I can tell it was either someone’s homemade version of the Griswold’s Wagon Queen Family Truckster, or it was made here in Hollywood for a commercial or music video, or something […]

Update: Littlest Harley – SOLD!

Just a quick update on the M50: the owner called to tell me it was still marking its territory with a drop of oil now and then, and that he had sold it. I told him great, and that for the 1960s and an Italian bike that was considered oil tight. Hopefully the new owner […]

The Littlest Harley – 1965 M50

UPDATE: And it’s sold! An acquaintance from my old job at Liz’s Antique Hardware recently got a sweet, low mileage, all original 1965 Harley Davidson M50 Moped/Scooter. I really needed little except a through cleaning, a top to bottom going through, and some new tires. See, it is a Harley. It says so right there! […]

PSYCHOSTEER

I have looked for this picture online for years in a high rez scan. Finally I had to break out my old collection of magazines and scan it myself. Now I present to you, from page 68 of the December 1999 “Heavy 100” issue of Car & Driver Magazine, #66 “Test-Driving Techniques 101” – Oversteer & Psychosteer. […]