Monthly Archives: December 2013

One For Christmas

Yep, this appeared for me under the tree this year.  My daughter wants to paint it to match the Copenhagen Blue of the Blue Rascal.

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Great Cars Are Great Art

As a Christmas gesture, let’s check out a TEDTalk from several years ago from BMW’s Chris Bangle:

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Silver Arrows

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The Porsche Hunting Car

Here is a 1957 Porsche Typ 597 Jagdwagen that I just saw on eBay. The seller includes this description for a car I never knew existed: The Porsche 597 Jagdwagen (roughly translated as “hunting car”) was a light military vehicle, designed to … Continue reading

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The Blue Rascal Was Here

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Dennis’ 550 Project: Work in Progress

Dropping into Eric’s shop today, I go into the paint booth to see the latest progress on Dennis’ Porsche 550 Sculpture project … And here is the original photo without Photoshop background blur: And from another angle …

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Formula 1 Transformations

From http://button-jenson.tumblr.com/post/69585419998/the-f1-transformations UPDATE 12/14/2013: Some background here; particularly take note at about 0:48 …

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CISITALIA D46

The same model used by Tazio Nuvolari on the circuit of Torino during the Coppa Brezzi in 1946 … CISITALIA D46 from Giorgio Oppici on Vimeo.

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The Blue Rascal Meets White Snow

Seven degrees and windy.  Too cold to work in Eric’s shop this morning.  But the wind seems to be exposing asphalt on the roadway, so maybe it’s a good time to warm up all systems, after being ensconced in a … Continue reading

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944 Thought for the Day

Wait…You’re supposed to drive them? I thought they were black holes up on jacks in the garage you threw money into… – user iplagolf, Pelican Parts forum, 11/28/2013

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