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  • How Fast is Your Watch?

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    Watches and cars have a long, wonderful history together. Iconic automakers such as Porsche, Ferrari, Bentley, Aston-Martin, and Mercedes-Benz have teamed up with the best and beautiful from the horological world. As important as those car companies I mentioned, names such as Breitling, Omega, Tag Heuer, Jaeger-LeCoultre, and Audemars Piguet. The cars are beautiful and…

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  • Mecum Auction-Kissimmee, Florida 2010 – Saturday Gallery

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    Ready for more Mecum action? The Saturday gallery is just on the other side of this here jump…

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  • The AMT Piranha Will Make You Cry U.N.C.L.E.

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    From 1964 to 1968 there existed a television show called The Man from U.N.C.L.E. It starred Robert Vaughn and David McCallum who portrayed two secret agents working for the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement. They battled against their enemies who were part of the THRUSH organization, which was developed after the fall of…

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  • Mecum Auction – Kissimmee, Florida 2010 – Friday Mega-Gallery

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    The images are finally loaded up. I am breaking them into two posts, one for Friday and one for Saturday. Hop the jump for the Friday set.

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  • Junkyard Jumble – Answer Time!

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    Earlier today I posted a scan from the pages of a Consumer Auto Guide from 1985 with a Junkyard Jumble. Some of you attempted to work out which vehicles were being shown in the image. Hop the jump for your answer guide.

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  • The Mecum Auction – Kissimmee, FL 2010

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    I am sitting on a plane heading back to Orange County, California after attending the Mecum Auto Auction in Orange County, Florida. I am typing this from over 30,000 feet in the sky and even though I am exhausted I am still excited. This was my first time attending a major auction and I got…

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  • The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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    Jeep is showing off their all-new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. How are they doing it? With a new ad campaign and tagline. “The things we make…make us.” I have to say, that is pretty damn good. Hop the jump for the clip and share your thoughts on the redesigned Grand Papi of the Jeep family.…

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  • Update from Mecum – My first live auction experience

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    Day one of my first auction experience is in the books and I wanted to send you folks an update. I will start by saying this – if you have the chance to attend an event like this…GO. Run, don’t walk to the car. Just get in and drive to an auction near you. The…

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  • Packards For the Discriminating Clientele!

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    [Ed. note: Good friend of Hooniverse, Leo (aka SVT2888) decided to check out the annual Packard International Club get-together. What follows are his words and images. Thanks Leo!] This past weekend after Cars and Coffee, I decided to head to the Packards International club annual meet at the Double Tree hotel in Orange, CA. I…

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  • Hooniverse is going to the Mecum auction this weekend!

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    That’s right friends, it is time to experience one of these super auctions first hand. My bags are packed, pre-flight…zero hour is 8am. I am heading to Kissimmee, FL this weekend to see how these events shake down. The folks at Mecum have generously provided me with a press pass, but as an added wrinkle…

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