1978 Lincoln Continental Town Car

Monday Musing

Am I turning into my grandfathers? Last year it was this: This was the old man’s dream:  power windows, power locks, power motor, plus style and gravitas. Karma: I don’t think he lusted after the falling apart piece of shitness of this particular example. He had the money, but had to wait for the old lady […]

Motor Trend 1982 Mustang GT

If you could see tomorrow…

If you could see tomorrow the way it looked to Ford in model year 1981, you’d say:  wow, the bottom was rocky but maybe good things happen if we follow these bubbles up.  from all reports, the 1981 “world car” was a disaster: overweight, underpowered and handling quirks that made the first Corvair seem predictable. […]

Lotus Elite

The Ever Growing Throng

We’re starting a new series, mostly at Drive-By Shootings, called “Go Fence Yourself.”  We’ve been exploring the barren Martian wasteland of Phoenix, lately.  What better time than high summer, right?  In beautiful South Phoenix and Maryvale, EVERYTHING has a fence.  Industrial park parking lots top their chain link fences with razor wire.  That’s how we […]