Above is a picture from my parents old Thunderbird sometime in the late 80’s, early 90’s. It’s just a random picture from somewhere in California during a trip. Notice anything? How about the three small pickup trucks? When i was growing up these things were everywhere and I simply do not understand why they have gone away. Continue reading
Is this the look for mini trucks nowadays? That paint didn’t even look good on the Cobra it came from, and those wheels look dumb on anything that’s not a holiday-themed parade float. What happened to all the hardbodies with the crooked plates in the tailgate and Escalade wheels? Those required some amount of brain power and skill to cobble together, which is at least basic hotrodding. Continue reading
However, this vehicle is a testament to the opposite side of that culture. One where ricer parts intermix with ones from domestic luxury vehicles. “Stance” is king, and poor workmanship runs rampant. There is nothing about this vehicle that says that the owner cares for it at all other than the somewhat tidy bondo and primer job. The police sticker is just icing on the cake, I suppose.