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  • Engage Cloaking Devices – BMW & MINI Edition

    Engage Cloaking Devices – BMW & MINI Edition

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    The roads around Southern California are filled with interesting cars. You name a marquee and it’s pretty likely that I have seen an example driving down PCH. Every now and then I spy something out of the ordinary. This morning I caught a BMW and what I am assuming to be a MINI Countryman cruising…

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  • May I suggest this 47 year old cheese?

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    Colin Chapman is famous for the idea of “adding lightness”. His Lotus vehicles were quick and nimble sports cars that are still a scintillating topic of discussion for any auto enthusiast. In 1963, Pontiac decided to try their hand at “adding lightness” as well. They punched 120 holes into the frame rails of a Catalina,…

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  • 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport

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    I want to admit this to you right off the bat; I’ve never been much of a Corvette fan. I always thought the C1s were cool, and the C2s were kind of bad ass but the rest of the lineup does nothing for me. That is until I drove my first Corvette two years ago…

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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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