So anyways, a few years ago, thanks to a sudden move back to Seattle and child care malfunctions, I looked at the bank balance and decided to take a few years off with the kids. Fast forward to now, and wife’s job situation seems to have an end date a few years out. My wife makes bank, so this is a bit of a problem.…
Here’s some B-roll footage from 1984 of a parking lot in South Korea. Enjoy some 80s GMs, Fords, Peugeot 604s, and of course lots of mid-80s Hyundais.
Serious eye damage may result. This was a Ford factory color in 1993, and apparently each of Ford’s UK dealers got one as part of the Mondeo’s introduction.
It’s 15 years since Concorde stopped flying, but for a time in 1979-1980, you could fly Concorde domestically within the U.S. Braniff International operated BA and AF Concordes, re-registered in the US, complete with N-number stickers, and flown by Braniff crews.
Flickr account with lots of early 70s London Motor Show photos and Chrysler-Simca dealer/factory photos. All are copyrighted, so you need to head over to Flickr - links are below.
KLM has a great post over at their blog about Schiphol’s first 10 years with lots of photos of the early airport. It was done originally for Schiphol’s 100th anniversary in 2016, but they’ve reposted it as KLM begins its 100th year of operations on Oct. 7th.
I’m not waiting, I’m parked. Edinburgh, 1968. From Twitter and the excellent Picture This Scotland.
So it’s finally happened. I managed to get pulled over by the cops in Virginia. Surprisingly it wasn’t for speeding, but for the driver’s side stoplight not working. This is weird, because it’s an LED, and the marker lights are the same LED array (and work just fine). Take it home, and clean the connections, and it…
Time for some Aussie dad rock to reflect my current status. From their most excellent album Guilty Until Proven Insane.
Someone posted a few pictures from Glasgow’s Renfrew airport this morning on Twitter and figured some Oppos might be interested in learning about this amazing lost airport, which opened 8 years before the TWA terminal in 1954.
Burt Reynolds, star of Oppo favorites such as Smokey and the Bandit and Cannonball Run has passed away at the age of 82 in Florida.
Lego version of the Goddess - you can vote for this on Lego Ideas - if it gets 10,000 likes, they’ll more than likely make the set.
Hopefully Amagasaki Motor and Flavien got through Typhoon Jebi better than Kansai airport did, as a fuel tanker to brake loose and collided with the road and rail bridge linking the airport to the mainland, stranding 3,000. There is also extensive flooding at the airport (which is very close to sea level). Some…
Dad’s looking to replace his Verano with something newer. Anybody have experience with the North American Passats? Dealer near him is selling off 2018 Passat Trendlines (Canadian base models) they used as demos/loaners with the 2.0 TSI for 19K Canadian/14K US with less than 12,000kms (8,000 miles). They have a 4yr…
Ever dissappointed your Panther doesn’t have brocade inserts, gold badges and a split grill? Well RM Sotheby’s has a solution. Someone Edselized a 2008 Crown Vic, which is coming up under the hammer today at their Auburn auction! Loads of pics in the article below and at Sotheby’s. Estimate is 10-15K.
The Naked Gun is three decades old, and to celebrate, The Sporting News has put together a great article about the baseball portions of the film. Link below, and if kinja’d here.
Luckily the minty hardbody wasn’t up top. Apparently just happened on I-5 by Tacoma.
DC Oppos will have seen this mystery sign over the past 40 years - concealed since the 1970s. Yesterday DDOT took it down - it is actually a sign for the ill-fated I-695 South Leg. Only the section to Independence Avenue was completed, but it would have passed underground on the Virginia side of the Lincoln Memorial…
Sending this one out with love to all the “Henry Hills” around DC tonight.