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Pile of the Week: Su. Bo. Sunday Edition

This thing is so awesome/oddball I hardly know what to say. No expense was spared in making this special Super Bowl XVIII promotional vehicle, except the expense of a sign big enough to write out the words “Super Bowl” Found on Craigslist, in Tampa, Florida: http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/cto/4279887326.html “This is a custom made helmet football car built […]

Honda CB750 Cafe Resurrection Continues

Nearly a year and a 1/2 ago I posted this inventory of my garage/projects, Well I’m finally starting to see the end of the tunnel on 2 of them. The Honda MT125 Elsinore is within spitting distance of being “done” and the CB750 cafe racer is nearly a whole bike again. Back in August it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]