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The Tale of the Last Hummer Not many in the automotive world have had the privilege to see GM's last attempt to save the Hummer brand..the Eco-Hummer.  It was conceived during a time of high gas prices and government demand for auto manufacturers to increase their CAFE ratings.  The public was moving away from large SUV's and trucks, toward smaller more fuel efficient vehicles.  This joint venture between GM and Toyota, whose internal ...
more bodywork pics Stripping the bonnet (hood). Yum Yum.
more bodywork pics The first hit of undercoat.
Thumper build I only just discovered this site so I don't have a lot to blog right now. But I will add a few picks of the build of 'Thumper' the 1976 RA23 Celica I'm building for my son. There was a fair bit of rust at the bottom of the roof lining. This and a need to change colour led to a full respray. I won't bore you with all the pics, I'm sure you've all seen plenty of respray progress shots over the years, but I will put up justa ...
Speed Racer Everyday something new is popping up on eBay and today is a Corvette-Based "replica" of Speed Racers Mach 5 and for just an opening bid of $32,000 it could be yours. Check out the photos and item description below or check it out on eBay by clicking here."Car collectors and comic enthusiasts your car has just arrived.Built on a 1996 Corvette chassis this replicar brings to life the iconic Japanese animation series Speed ...
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1967 Datsun Roadster Lost and Found for 37,000 Miles Scott Fisher's "Roadster Roadtrip" Visits Nissan's PG     If you haven't heard of Scott Fisher and his 37,000+ mile roadtrip in a 1967 Datsun Roadster, then folks... you're missing out. This is not only a great car story, but a great, "human kind" story as well. I had the pleasure of meeting Scott face to face at the Nissan Proving Grounds where I work. (those of you thinking I work on MyRideisMe.com ...
Bonneville SAAB Story or . . . How I Raced Three Cylinders and Broke Land Speed Records! Rare 1968 Saab Sonett II makes up the base of this land speed record holder   The temperature is about 100 degrees, there’s no wind and what shade there is comes from an overhead tarp stretched from the side of a trailer. But Tom and Patti Donney are busy moving around their race car, methodically checking it over and getting ready for another trip to the starting line last August during Speed Week 2013. ...
Classic Datsun Car Show Winners The best Datsun Roadsters, 510's and Z's in Williams, AZ 3rd Annual Multi State Datsun Classic Wrap-up   Story and Pictures by Dale Herseth - All pictures from the Classic Datsun Show HERE   Dale already gave us a quick run-down of the event. If you missed that story here: 3rd Annual Multi State Datsun Classic. After that, I asked him to let us know who won and which cars he liked best. Thanks ...
Classic Datsun Car Show Invades Arizona One of the best Datsun Car Shows in little Williams, AZ 3rd Annual Multi State Datsun Classic [caption id="attachment_24833" align="alignnone" width="575"] Early morning shot of the BnB parking lot.[/caption] Story and Pictures by Dale Herseth - All pictures from the Classic Datsun Show HERE   Over the weekend of Oct 4th- 5th, Datsuns from several states including Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, ...
Octaneguy's 2010 "Black Wow" Mini Clubbie Stylish Clubman Mini Cooper S It's always important to salute the patrons in the automotive community who devote their entire lives to perfecting their skill. I stumbled upon Mr. Richard Lin while searching for a high horsepowered Mini Cooper. It turns out Richard is currently voted Orange County California's best car detailer and his business is starting to take off. We exchanged a few emails and unfortunately, he had ...
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