Archive for October, 2009

“Serious” Dash

October 15, 2009

I wish my current logistical situation allowed the importation of this.


but as it stands, I can only sit by helplessly, watching the auction close at 183,000 yen reserve met (a paltry NZ$2700) and dream of what could have been…

more photos here »

I’m Lichen the Mould

October 14, 2009

Making a Valiant effort to escape the Humber, which isn’t above Holden up things.

That’s right… I went there.

The photos on this post are all taken by padre Richard also known as Snoozin on a few forums here and there.  They’re a sweet combination of slightly saddening but entirely impressive collection of a friendly and reasonable hoarding chap.  If you like those “Rust in Peace” type pictures then this entry is for you. There’s really no need for me to say anything about the photos, they speak well enough for themselves.

I’ve included some of my favourites in this post but being it would make the post quite large, I’ve included a gallery link at the bottom of the entry so you can view them all via thumbnail of your own accord.


FT-86, Levin Notch?

October 13, 2009

Not retro at all other than the potential lineage, however, everyone else was jumping on the band-wagon so I figured, hell!  why not!?  P-shopped a Levin notch from the original concept of the FT-86;

Could have used more time and effort, I got bored.

Could have used more time and effort, I got bored.



Cars in Smash Palace

October 13, 2009

Some may remember my post a while back featuring screen captures of some of the vehicles in “Sleeping Dogs” well, same again but from the NZ film, Smash Palace this time around.  Though Smash Palace was made in 1981, the predominant cars are obviously from the 70′s and earlier in the movie.  The filming took place at Horopito Motors, NZ’s most well known wrecker for the most part due to the part played in the film.  Enough blather, onto the cars.


If you like low…

October 12, 2009

You’ll like these tidy and entirely slammed Volkwagens; Check them out on;

They’re also up on his account which is linked to in the above fenstudios link, so check them out as well as the rest of the guy’s photography.  It’s not too shabby!