This is the first one I have seen in the flesh in probably 30 years. Why? Rust? Yeah, based on personal experience. Generic styling, even among corporate sisters? Yeah (again, based on personal experience). Read More
Not pictured: the ashtray above the lockable storage. The Barrett Jackson themed weekly car show at the Pavillions had a larger than usual contingent of wagons -that is to say, more than the usual zero. This time: 1986 (+/-) Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser. This is near and dear to my heart because: How do I […]Read more "The “Wayback” Machine:"
Oh, look, it’s the University/Harold Ziegler Lincoln Mercury used car lot. This looks familiar… for a couple of reasons. Noteworthy: “This is the most luxurious car I have ever owned (to that point)” – Dad, ca. 1978 (Dad’s frame of reference was kinda limited.) 12/25/79 – Star Trek: The Motion Picture with Chevelle. Same day, […]Read more "1978 Oldsmobile Custom Cruiser"
“My” Volkswagen DID run – for a while. Look in the lower right – it’s a VW 411 mirror. It’s the same one on the driver’s door here. I know it’s not the Zephyr or dad’s car du jour, since i wasn’t allowed to drive them. Res ipsa loquitorRead more "ACID FLASHBACK THURSDAY: Proof that I am not insane"