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Posts Tagged ‘Mustang’

  • Clunker Vision and Buried Treasure

    Jun 14, 13 • Vintage Cars3 Comments
    Clunker Vision and Buried Treasure

    I bet we all have a wish list of cars we’d like to own someday, right? If you’re like me you probably have a few you’ve spotted in yards and garages and are keeping an eye on them for “someday.&#...

  • Clunker Nation Photo Contest Ends Tomorrow

    May 24, 13 • Vintage CarsComments Off
    Clunker Nation Photo Contest Ends Tomorrow

    Just a quick reminder that if you want to score yourself a sweet Clunker Nation bumper sticker, you have to enter the contest by noon tomorrow by emailing a photo to submissions@clunkernation.com...

  • Mad Men and Mustangs: The Cars Missing from AMC’s Hit Series

    Apr 30, 13 • Featured, Vintage Cars9 Comments
    Mad Men and Mustangs: The Cars Missing from AMC’s Hit Series

    I’m an extremely late adopter of AMC’s swinging ‘60s series Mad Men, but I’ve spent the last few months getting myself caught up. While I was midway through Season 5, I heard Marc Maron’s interview with Dick Van Dyke on the WTF Podcast, and the iconic sitcom star — steeped in the design ethic of ...

  • Man up, Sissies

    Oct 21, 10 • New Cars, Tires2 Comments
    Man up, Sissies

    I’m driving a 2011 Ford Mustang GT Convertible. I’ll post more about it in the coming days. The comment I’ve heard thus far: “Nice car, but you can’t drive it in the snow.” Really? When did we all become a bunch of old ladies? In 1978, my dad drove his ’76 Camaro home from the ...

  • The Chicken or the Egg

    Oct 4, 10 • Uncategorized2 Comments
    The Chicken or the Egg

    Sorry I didn’t post to my stupid blog last week. Life got in the way. I did, however, attend the press launch for the new Mazda2. Nifty little car in an “it’s all I can afford” way, but I did have two questions of Mazda’s PR staff: 1. Why does it only get 35 mpg? ...

  • Blind Leading the Blind Spot II: The Sequel

    Sep 2, 10 • New Cars, Vintage Cars5 Comments
    Blind Leading the Blind Spot II: The Sequel

    So I guess I’m obsessed by this whole visibility thing. But check this out: Here’s the cover of a brochure from the 1965 Mustang Fastback. See the perfectly coiffed young lady in the passenger side? Note that you can see her head and shoulder over the frame of the door. Now look at this picture ...