Toyota Clown Shoe

Judging by the t-shirts of the  lanyard-wearing dorks that got out of this car, I’d have to say the color scheme/mirror graphics are probably a nod to some lame ass comic book hero or something. The mirrors really remind me of Mickey Mouse’s hands though.

I don’t really care why its ugly. Only that it is. And yes, I’m judging drivers and passengers now.


I caught this one a while back, out in Scottsdale, most likely around the time of all the car auctions that go on out there in the beginning of the year. When I saw it coming, I assumed it was some sort of Lincoln concept car for some reason, or possibly some kind of horrifying body kit slapped onto a Cougar, with sort of a Toronado Trofeo flavor. I was struggling to get my phone out of my pocket to get a picture and wasn’t really able to get a good look at it. It wasn’t until I got home and looked at the picture on the computer that I realized how obviously Fiero-based this thing was.

The car is actually a Zimmer Quicksilver, based on an stock 2.8, automatic Fiero. Only 170 of these atrocities were ever built.

FFT: The Beginning

This truck was an 18th birthday present from my parents. It’s a 1965 Chevy C-10 LWB Fleetside. I finally have my own garage so I’ve begun to tear down now, nearing my 26th birthday. I’ve gotten quite a ways past the pictures you’ll see here, but in the interest of keeping my updates short and readable, I’ll start from the beginning. Continue reading