Project Car Motivation: Vintage Corvair Ads

Project Car Motivation: Vintage Corvair Ads

Since it doesn't appear anyone has yet lept into the fray and purchased those two decrepit beautiful Corvairs I posted yesterday for sale on Craigslist for only $500, I figured I'd provide some additional motivation ...
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It doesn't look... all that bad... I guess...

Kill It With Fire: No Compromise, or All Compromise?

Always wanted an old Mk II Jaguar, but too terrified of the Prince of Darkness to take a chance? Now there may be a solution ...
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1978 Plymouth Horizon Ad

Out of Print: Plymouth's Demise is Seen on the Horizon

Back before car blogs, before Al Gore invented the Internet in fact, the primary source of car information was in print. And where you find automotive articles, you'll also find auto ads. Auto makers still splash their wares across the pages of Road & Track, Car and Driver and the ...
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Healeys All in a row

What Have I Gotten Myself Into?

This is my garage. These are my cars- Thing One and Thing Two. Actually, that's mean. I'd like you to meet my 1961 Austin Healey Sprite and 1975 Jensen Healey, or as the missus calls them, the money pits. Old cars are like black holes- they ravenously suck up all ...
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Craigslist Egregiousness: My Senior Prom Edition

If  this Craigslister had spent half the time they did dropping <br> tags in their ad on their pictures, we wouldn't have to call them out for public mockery. Why my senior prom? Seemed promising at the outlook, but after what seemed like forever of waiting...a total letdown ...
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Apparently in the 1920s, there were 5 men for every woman. Neatly lined up. In tuxedos. Sounds awful.

Name That Part: Arbiter of Style Edition

Yesterday, Graverobber took over the reigns for Name That Part, and brought us a lever-arm shock absorber from a '72 MG. That was nice of him. Congratulations to Armand4 for nailing it, and identifying the part so quickly and efficiently. On the other hand, Mr. Robber also brought us a ...
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Crap, Now We Need to Learn Russian by The End of the Year

Crap, Now We Need to Learn Russian by The End of the Year

Press play. Just do it. You'll be treated to what looks like a mash-up of Transformers and Spiderman, but good. And in Russian, with a Volga. Then you'll want to go here. A tip of the Stoli to Jonny L...no that's too obvious. We'll call him J. Lieberman over at ...
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I'd drive up here just to make out with <i>the car</i>

What Malaise? 6.6L Hurst/Olds

We're all familiar with the typical Craigslist seller whose writing makes us weep for English as a language and whose photography leaves you wondering if they went to extra trouble to add blur and decrease the resolution of the two and a half pathetic pictures which usually contain a pitbull ...
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If at Crash You Don't Succeed, Fail, Fail, Again

If at Crash You Don't Succeed, Fail, Fail, Again


The craziest girl driver ever - Watch more Funny Videos Truth be told, there is no statistical evidence that women are less competent drivers than men. They are, however, genetically predisposed to have driving mishaps while in front of surveillance cameras. This woman goes from bad to worse, to seized ...
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XJ-S Junior Not Classy Enough? How About an E-Type?

XJ-S Junior Not Classy Enough? How About an E-Type?

We realize this isn't Juniverse, but these were tough to pass up. After seeing the XJ-S Junior, reader Dr. Dangerously tipped us to The Harrington Group, an outfit that sells an assortment of stunning 1/2 scale electric replicas including a Porsche 356, Mercedes-Benz 300SL, E-Type, Flatfender Jeep and a ...
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An all natural Goat... that wont try and eat your laundry. Much.

Goat Chews on All-Natural Fuels

No no, it's okay, we're still a car blog. Bear with us ...
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VW Car-B-Que Puts the Grill in the Back, Where it Belongs

VW Car-B-Que Puts the Grill in the Back, Where it Belongs

VW Vortex member Thecleaner likes his VWs watercooled, but still pines for the days when the aircooled cars had their grills in the back. Having come across a clapped-out Cabriolet that was missing its top, he decided to set things right. He initially wanted to convert the car into a ...
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FOUND: One medium-sized cruise ship.

FOUND: One medium-sized cruise ship.

You don't completely realize the scale of these things until you actually see them in person ...
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Name That Part: Italian Stallion Edition

Here's a chance to show off both your car parts knowledge, and your appreciation of high quality film entertainment. The following picture is a part from a car, and if it were still on that car, 98.2% of you would guess it in a nanosecond. That's why it was ...
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Corvair: Because of the way it hugs the curves. Then completely loses control and ends up leading with the wrong end. A man's car if there ever was one!

Your Next Project Car: Perfectly Safe When It's Stopped Edition

Listen, the concept here is pretty simple. I have no garage, limited tools, zero storage space, and a Volkswagen. This means I am wholly unable to start on a new project car, and in fact restricted in my ability to work on the project cars I already have. To that ...
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Opel 1900 Frontal Lobotomy

The Lazy Man's Guide to Engine Removal

We hope he was able to figure out how to get his cherry picker up higher before hoisting the engine into the recipient ...
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