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  • Custom Buick Roadmaster is the Answer

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    Every younger generation exercises their right to avoid buying what their parents did. Those of us who grew up in the ‘80s and ‘90s have a deep aversion to minivans. No matter how great a minivan is, and they are great, we will lean towards the gas guzzling SUV. That’s what makes this custom Buick […]

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  • Out of all the Jeep pickup trucks, which one is the best?

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    Which Jeep truck is the best of the bunch? To some, it’s a straightforward answer. For me, the best Jeep pickup is the FC with off-road tires and wheels, and a camper conversion set on the back. But then there’s also the Commando, which is a capable & gorgeous off-road rigs. Plus it’s called the […]

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  • I'm Thankful For: Automotive friends

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    I’m thankful for those who use their vehicles for the same purpose as I: to get away from a cell phone signal. Like the group that explored Western Kansas with us and helped me get the Land Yacht stuck and unstuck. Those who help me keep a 24-year-old- Land Cruiser going. They also understand why I […]

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  • The LandYacht: Land Cruiser Field Report – Western Kansas

    The LandYacht: Land Cruiser Field Report – Western Kansas

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    First things first, the air conditioning has finally been repaired on the Land Yacht. The leaky evaporator core was removed by myself and a friend. The “new to me”-used core was installed and everything bolted up exactly as it should. It’s amazing to have cold air blowing through the truck again. A while back, I […]

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  • Land Cruiser Field Report: Where the Buffalo Roam

    Land Cruiser Field Report: Where the Buffalo Roam

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    American Buffalo is actually a misnomer. The bison that used to roam the Central Plains are not closely related to the Buffalo (Cape & Water) of Africa and Asia. They are in the same family of hoofed mammals, but not close enough to be called buffalo. Just like how the West Indies are in the […]

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  • The Land Yacht: Field Report on the SM-65E Atlas ICBM Silo Site #4

    The Land Yacht: Field Report on the SM-65E Atlas ICBM Silo Site #4

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    The first step after deciding that you’re going to start exploring your surrounding area is researching what’s around you. Moab, the Rockies, and even the mountain trails back East are not close enough for the quick weekend trip with our limited equipment. So, I started looking for a trip that would intrigue my family as […]

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  • The Land Yacht: Teaching my kids to forget about their devices with the help of a Toyota Land Cruiser

    The Land Yacht: Teaching my kids to forget about their devices with the help of a Toyota Land Cruiser

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    If you’re of a certain age, you remember Looney Tunes. Most of us do. Something new had to happen in those cartoons every 7 minutes to keep kids’ attention. Whether it was the anvil falling on the coyote or the rifle exploding in the nimrod’s face, something had to change. I taught middle school for […]

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