toolin’ around town. (Yes, i know he’s dead. Who else could it be?)Read more "Frank Sinatra"
A title loan to fund that road trip to Vegas? It’s possible. What’s more likely? STORE OWNER: Hey, this is a loading zone. You can’t park here. John WINGER: We’re not parking it, we’re abandoning it. StripesRead more "Lurlene Wang: Optimist"
There is no substitute for cubic inches. Except specific output. The 1977 425 is the shittiest Cadillac engine since the 1976 500. Only type A GM execs with anger management issues think this is anything except a bloated Impala in every dimension.Read more "425"
One day you’re going out to the gas station for a pack of smokes while your baby sleeps, the next day you’re in a courtroom in Detroit, battling for your infinity. But for due process of law, the future of fancy pants Cadillacs and river side high-rise apartments is replaced by rotting away for the […]Read more "Alternate Universe"
Drive it like you stole itRead more "Barrett Jackson 2011: Name that car"
Besides the obvious (war for oil, Dick Cheney secret energy policy, Bush), could it be because we wasted all the cheap gas on giant shitboxes? Exhibit A: 1974 Cadillac Coupe DeVille (no, not THAT one) Caddy vs. my mustang My advantage Usual # of passengers 1-2 1-4 0-100% Wheelbase: 130.00 in 107.1 -22.9 Length: 230.70 […]Read more "Why we "deserve" $3.00 gas"
Where I saw one: 5 and Diner, down the street from Walnuts McCain’s HQ of political irrelevance. Coincidence? I think not. Bloated plastic shitpiles are often quasi-magnetically drawn to one another. Nostalgia factor: -3/10 Baseline: 0, since I never personally owned one. -1 for Monte Carlo-like front fenders, +1 for two, yes two, rubstrips on […]Read more "1978 Cadillac Coupe de Ville"
Summer 1988Read more "Welfare Caddy"