toolin’ around town. (Yes, i know he’s dead. Who else could it be?)Read more "Frank Sinatra"
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"