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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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  • 1967 Alfa Romeo 332 Stradale – I'll Tumblr 4 Ya Edition

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    Reading blogs can get tiring especially when your browser is filled with the same sites on a daily basis. I’m sure you even get sick of us from time to time. What do you do when that occurs? You take a break from reading the words on the screen and head to a site where…

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  • Random Cool – A Renualt Clio V6 Sport

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    We love Cars and Coffee…you know this because you hear us mention it once a week. I wanted to give you further proof as to why it’s the greatest get-together on the planet. Before the storms came out to try and force California into the sea, our friend SVT2888 (aka Leo of CnCPics.com) captured this…

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  • OnStar, How May I Help You?

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    “This is OnStar Emergency, have you just been in an accident?” “Yes, I am a vehicle porter for a GM plant and I just crashed this minty-fresh Malibu. I was loading it onto a freight train and I decided to ram the train going 35 mph… what should I do?” “Blame it on Toyota?” Updated!

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  • 1967 Alfa Romeo 332 Stradale – I'll Tumblr 4 Ya Edition

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    Reading blogs can get tiring especially when your browser is filled with the same sites on a daily basis. I’m sure you even get sick of us from time to time. What do you do when that occurs? You take a break from reading the words on the screen and head to a site where…

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  • Happy 87th Birthday Carroll Shelby

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    Carroll Shelby turns 87 today. There may be varying opinions out there about the man, but there is no question about the man’s ability to drive cars for other companies or to produce them for his own company. Here at Hooniverse we wanted to take second to wish you, Carroll Shelby, a happy 87th birthday.…

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  • A special edition of the Autoblog Podcast

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    Why is this latest edition of the Autoblog podcast special? Because Tim and I are the guests… Head over to Blogo de Coches and hear our annoying voices! http://www.autoblog.com/2010/03/16/autoblog-podcast-170-the-hooniverse-visits/

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  • The Iconic Roadster

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    Last week was the first installment of Modern Art Monday, and we took a look at the taillight of the Jaguar XJ. Today we are looking at an entire vehicle. The Iconic Roadster is a low-volume, high-horsepower monster that takes the style of the classic AC Cobra and turns it into a modern work of…

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