7-4-1968

Last Call- Old Racers and Bold Racers Edition

While racing is a sport- it should always be remembered that it's one for which its participants give of themselves like few others. Image source: [photobucket] ...
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Fiesta Party isn't Redundant

Fiesta Party isn't Redundant

Only two minutes to go. Braff and I are waiting for the littlest Ford to do a striptease. ...
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Hooniverse Asks- Have You Ever Had a Car Stolen?

Hooniverse Asks- Have You Ever Had a Car Stolen?

We've all experienced it, that sickening feeling in your gut when you come back to where you think you remember parking your car only to find an empty space, or another in its place. A wave of relief comes over you when you realize that you were mistaken, and your ...
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Tall_Threatmobile

The Saga of Team Uberbird, Part I: Saturday

[singlepic id=577 w=640 h=480 float=center] We came out of Buttonwillow with some busted parts and a massive to-do list of what we needed to fix, along with a whole new theme. We hit the track for practice on Friday about three inches lower, two feet more noseconier, four feet more ...
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Hooniverse Does the Car Show

Hooniverse Does the Car Show

Today marks the first press day of the Los Angeles Auto Show, and for some reason they thought it was a good idea to let Hooniverse attend. We're going to check things out and see if there's anything Hoontastic to report. We'll spare you the news about the new colors ...
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Last Call

Last Call- Reliance Tractors Edition

Here's the product label for a part I recently recently received via UPS. The  application list reads like a panoply of failed English (and one Italian) auto makers. With the exception of Ford, Land Rover and - surprisingly - Lotus, everyone else has gone the way of Elvis, and parts ...
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YouTube - PEUGEOT 405 ADVERT

Take My Fire Extinguisher Away: Peugeot 405 Gets this Ad Hot 'n Heavy

Say what you will about the decline and fall of the French auto manufacturer’s expedition in the American market, but I for one miss the unique flavor (“Mmmm … rusty …”) that Peugeot and AMC-Renault brought to our shores. Of course, if you’ve been around the block, you’re already familiar ...
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Bird-Brained Motorist Goes Colonel Sanders on an Emu

If you're driving down the highway and happen to spot an enormous bird on the side of the road, would your first thought be Mmm, vittles? That seems to have been the case with this pickup truck driver that decided to go a-rasslin' with a road-side Emu. Unlike the ...
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When will people learn? Changing the dimensions of a piece of art takes it from beauty to beast!

Ferrari Scuderia Replica — Some Assembly Required

Perhaps "replica" is a bit of a strong word. Imitation? That's even a bit generous ...
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$400Scirocco

Scirocco to Blow Through LeMons

If you've been contemplating taking a run at the 24 hours of LeMons, but haven't come across a steed that possesses the unique balance of sub-$500 crappiness and still being passably competitive, then we may have found something to pique your curiosity. Straight out of Long Beach comes this '86 ...
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Twin-Turbo LS1 temporarily stored in a shoebox for safekeeping.

Volvette Gives Hints On How GM Can Save Saab

If you haven't been following the news in the automotive world lately (I haven't), there appears to be some consternation surrounding the sale of Saab. The last I heard, Koenigsegg was supposed to be purchasing the company, but I'm told they have since backed out ...
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Hooniverse Asks- What's the Best Getaway Car?

Hooniverse Asks- What's the Best Getaway Car?

In today's economy, making a living can take some creative thinking, or even a dip into the dark, exciting world of criminal acts. As the banks seem to be pretty flush after getting their bailouts with OUR cash, it seems fitting to try and make ends meet by making ...
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Insert Witty Billy Joel We Didn't Start the Fire Caption Here

1956 Porsche 356 For Sale: Extra Crispy Edition

Our friends at Bring-A-Trailer (the site that causes my marriage to to take a step back anytime I email my wife a listing), have found this formerly excellent 1956 Porsche 356 for sale on eBay. I say "formerly" because this car had a massive fire and needs more than a ...
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They look shifty to me

Sign of the Times- Twitter Billboard FAIL

It's hard for the local news to seem relevant when everybody's already got the dope from their Twitter feed, 140 characters at a time. Taking a can't beat 'em-join 'em mentality, Local 15 in Mobile Alabama posted a billboard at a busy intersection that broadcasted their own twitterings as a ...
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Last_Call_11-30

Last Call-Lt. Dan's Revenge Edition

Life is like the box of of a Chevy pickup. . . Thanks to Texan_Idiot25. ...
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Perfect Ninja Car: At night they won't see OR hear you coming...

Electric 914 Has Potential

Ah...the classic problem of the "city car". Most people's daily driving could be handled with a compact 2-seater with a range of about 50-100 miles. This is a concept we here at Hooniverse support. After all, it leaves more money and gas for the 427 powered Sunbeam or Cummins-swapped International ...
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