So making plans to do some serious traveling. Thankfully I have been able to do some so far and am looking forward to doing more as well. I have to classics that I want to travel in and see most of this Country, Hopefully with little or no problems with the cars or people asContinue reading “THIS IS THE BIG YEAR”
Basically I like the idea of driving history and seeing the cars that made history one way or another. I also like looking for them on the road and grabbing a snapshot or two and posting them on twitter. I get a real kick seeing old strange and unique stuff running down the road. like my wife’s 1993 SAAB 900s convertible.
So why then do so many go out lease and buy these gadget filed vehicles and for get the first rules of driving?
1973 marked a major turning point in the auto industry. It was a year marred by an unprecedented oil crisis that forced Americans to rethink their definition of a car. Automakers were implementing drastic changes as executives worried about the cost of meeting rumored fuel economy standards that were to be enforced nationally. Fuel prices were…Continue reading “Well I was doing a little reading and came across this gem. It turns out Ford’s Fox body was almost its first global platform – Ronan Glon @Hemmings —”
A realistic painter as well as a photographer, Sheeler rarely failed to uncover harmonious coherence in the forms of indigenous American architecture. His series of photographs of the Ford plant near Detroit was commissioned by the automobile company through an advertising agency. 272 more words Criss-Crossed Conveyors, River Rouge Plant 1927, Ford Motor Company by CharlesContinue reading “I found this interesting and wanted to share it. Criss-Crossed Conveyors, River Rouge Plant 1927, Ford Motor Company by Charles Sheeler —”
I use to say I like classic cars because they just look cool. But today’s so called Iron just doesn’t always have that it. That it being the wow factor or the look factor. They have gotten better but then I started looking at old cars of the bygone eras and realized hey, my DadContinue reading “CLASSIC CARS; WHAT THEY MEAN TO ME”
Have you ever stopped to think about the taxi cab? Not the driver but the car? The punishment they go through in a short life span of 3 to 5 years with a hefty price tag new or used. A used purchased retired cab from a fleet or independent who only drives new is evenContinue reading “THE TAXIS CAB BEFORE AND NOW”