8 barrels underneath

I would rather have this hemi than the other number

My Favorite 427

1968 Mercury Cougar 427

Barrett-Jackson Lot: 1247 – 1968 MERCURY COUGAR GT-E 427 2 DOOR COUPE Sold $181,500.00.  I can think of a million things I said I would never do, that I would do to have this car.

The other 427?  It’s at once too soon, yet cannot come soon enough.


Ford Flex
Kiss my ass, not crash my car

The scenario:  Dumbass wants in on a turn lane, without the usual courtesies like signaling or merging at the end of the line.  No, we are all supposed to get out of the way so he can get in where he chooses, instead of where conditions dictate. So, he forces his way in behind me into a space a couple sizes too small so his ass hangs over into the next lane.

So far, not my problem.  Except it is, because the dude is so concerned about his ass that he creeps into my car.  He literally pushes my car trying to cure his mistake.  Thanks asshole.

Ford Flex AZ AKD8035

(Yes, Lurlene was with me.  No, she was not hitting him with the pressed ham before this happened)

Chevrolet Cobalt
The door edge guards don’t actually help in a sideswipe

The scenario:  Dumbass can’t pick a lane.  (Duh ^^^).  Except for the one I am in.  He likes that in all four dimensions.  Missed me by that |<—————->| much.

(Yes, Lurlene was with me.  No, she was not  hitting him with the pressed ham before this happened)

Chevy Cobalt AZ 899-VLW

Windgate Festival of Speed: The best car ever

Road & Track March 1978
In March 1978, I discovered the Ferrari 512 BB.  Evidently, it was a federalized gray market car and not part of the US offerings at the time.  I was instantly in love, and that car became my holy grail.  You never forget your first, and I wanted to see this one in the flesh.

I found one in 2007, at the Barrett-Jackson auction.  It was behind ropes.  No access.  As much sport in the hunt as bringing a shotgun to the zoo to hunt lions.  No sport.  No challenge.  And Dick Cheney will likely shoot you in the face.

I thought I found one in the wild a couple years ago  It was fake.  This time, it’s real.
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