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Jesse Bowers
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Harry Smeltzer and Harry Apple, the pioneers of interstate trucking, and their rig? A 5 ton Packard. It was April 1917 and Goodyear set out to create trucking as we know it. From coast to coast on pnuematic tires, in days not weeks
image from  http://www.lincoln-highway-museum.org/NPS/03-NPS-Index.html Image courtesy of David Greenlees and The Old Motor  http://theoldmotor.com/?p=56024  which is most likely one of the two escort vehicles, which carried supplies. This photo didn't come...
Harry Smeltzer and Harry Apple, the pioneers of interstate trucking, and their rig? A 5 ton Packard. It was April 1917 and Goodyear set out to create trucking as we know it. From coast to coast on pnuematic tires, in days not weeks ...
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did you hear todays celebrity news? Harrison Ford crashed his 1942 Ryan ST3KR
Something was noticed to be wrong right after takeoff, and he turned it around but couldn't make it back to the airport. He's in the hospital in "stable" condition Found on  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31759873
Something was noticed to be wrong right after takeoff, and he turned it around but couldn't make it back to the airport. He's in the hospital in "stable" condition. Found on http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31759873. Posted by Jesse Bowers at 9:09 PM. Labels: airplane, celebrity, crash ...
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Autosaur has posted a collection of car parts repurposed
This Jeep grill light idea would be so damn cool on a garage wall found on  http://www.autosaur.com/awesome-stuff-made-out-of-car-parts
When I can find time, I'm going to put my best photos into a livejournal, the image size is enormous. http://justacarguy.livejournal.com//. And to show what an improvement a moment with photoshop 7 can do for old photos: http://muchimproved.tumblr.com ...
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Redbull has released the list of invited athletes who are requested to drive at this year’s Red Bull Global Rallycross exhibition at X Games, June 5th and 6th
Steve Arpin                Ken Block                Brian Deegan Liam Doran                Austin Dyne            Tanner Foust Sverre Isachsen          Bucky Lasek            Rhys Millen Pat Moro                    Travis Pastrana        Nelson Piquet Jr. P...
Redbull has released the list of invited athletes who are requested to drive at this year's Red Bull Global Rallycross exhibition at X Games, June 5th and 6th. Steve Arpin Ken Block Brian Deegan Liam Doran Austin Dyne Tanner Foust Sverre Isachsen Bucky Lasek Rhys Millen ...
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Bang Shift.com finds some great stuff... here is a new hilarious Craiglist ad caused by a divorce for a '78 MGB
Recent divorce forces the sale of this 1978 MGB Roadster.  My now ex-wife, clearly an aficionado, fan and connoisseur of classic European automobiles, valued this car at $9,600.00 in her sworn financial statement and refused to budge on this ridiculously ov...
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good example of a steam punk bike
Found on  http://darkdraggon.tumblr.com/
When I can find time, I'm going to put my best photos into a livejournal, the image size is enormous. http://justacarguy.livejournal.com//. And to show what an improvement a moment with photoshop 7 can do for old photos: http://muchimproved.tumblr.com ...
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Fuel Magazine's new issue looks to be a terrific one, they feature Eric Bana and the rebuilt Beast
I bet most of you know what I'm talking about, to catch up, http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2009/02/eric-bana-love-beast-actor-eric-bana.html was 6 years ago that actor (Star Trek, Time Travelers Wife, Chopper) Eric Bana fixed up the car he's had since he w...
I bet most of you know what I'm talking about, to catch up, http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2009/02/eric-bana-love-beast-actor-eric-bana.html was 6 years ago that actor (Star Trek, Time Travelers Wife, Chopper) Eric Bana fixed up the car he's had since he was a teen for Rally racing across ...
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A success of the American dream for this guy who grew up in the Philippines, admiring cats, and now he collects and restores them
Found on  http://www.autosaur.com/too-poor-to-buy-car/
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welcome to Wisconsin
Found on  http://darkdraggon.tumblr.com/
When I can find time, I'm going to put my best photos into a livejournal, the image size is enormous. http://justacarguy.livejournal.com//. And to show what an improvement a moment with photoshop 7 can do for old photos: http://muchimproved.tumblr.com ...
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A comment about the current nonsense that pushes the robot car into R&D so lazy rich people will be chauffered around
Found on  http://darkdraggon.tumblr.com/ FWIW, if you want collision avoidance, self driving vehicles, and all that malarkey, get a taxi, or ide a bus or train
A comment about the current nonsense that pushes the robot car into R&D so lazy rich people will be chauffered around. Found on http://darkdraggon.tumblr.com/ FWIW, if you want collision avoidance, self driving vehicles, and all that malarkey, get a taxi, or ide a bus or train ...
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Brilliant advertising idea for the Smart Brabus
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I don't know what this tire is used for, ice racing I suppose... I bet it gets great traction
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  • US Navy Submarines
    Electronics, mechanics, quatermaster, 1991 - 1999
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Just a car guy, simply interested in the automotive and vehicular world
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 pizza afficianado, root beer fan, raconteur, San Diego local who despairs of the Chargers or Padres ever winning a trophy. If you'd like to email me when using the comments functions isn't relevant, jbohjkl@yahoo.com
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Honored to be mentioned in Hot Rod Magazine as a good site to enjoy
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