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Ken Block’s Coyote-Swapped Classic Bronco

Wed, Jul 19, 2017 | Posted by:

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We’ve all heard stories of husbands buying their wife a power drill for her birthday or wives getting their hubby a foot bath for his birthday. We are wondering if such a scenario is playing out in the Ken Block household as the head hoonigan has gifted his wife a Coyote-swapped classic Bronco.

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Caption It! Pedals-to-the-Metal Edition

Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | Posted by:

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We’re all guilty of trying to haul too much stuff at once. My grandpa used to call this a “lazy man’s load”. Sometimes you get away with it, sometimes everything comes crashing dramatically to Earth and you realize your folly. This image of a bike-jammed van is just… I have no words. But maybe you […]

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Vince Gardner and the Two-Seater Mustang

Thu, Feb 7, 2013 | Posted by:

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The world of custom cars is fascinating. Sometimes history is well-preserved. Other times, as with a shortened, two-seater Mustang that resurfaced a couple years ago, it must be peeled back layer-by-layer. Often, the full and true story (mired in years of  fable, or even corporate secrecy), can never be realized.

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El Camino: Crunk or Junk?

Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | Posted by:

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On this day in 1958, Chevrolet introduced its infamous car/truck hybrid, the El Camino. Unfortunately, Ford had beaten Chevy to market with its Ranchero, and the bowtie was discontinued after two years. As Ranchero’s shrunk to fit the Falcon platform, Chevy saw an opportunity and reintroduced its “coupe utility vehicle” in 1964.

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One Bad Brick

Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | Posted by:

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In 1968, Hurst began a long-standing collaboration with Oldsmobile, producing special editions of its 442 and Cutlass models all the way through the 1980’s. A less well-known Hurst car (in fact, you may not have ever seen one) wore Chrysler 300 badging. This would be Mopar’s only Hurst. And it is awesome.

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Reviving a Tired Bull: ’68 Lamborghini Islero Restoration II

Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | Posted by:

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Disassembly is my favorite part of a restoration. You uncover the details that make these automobiles so unique. Unmolested cars can show you the original finishes used when the car was built at the factory. It’s especially interesting when dealing with a low production number car like the Islero.

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What’s the greatest Chevrolet car or truck ever?

Wed, May 2, 2012 | Posted by:

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On this day in 1918, General Motors acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company, and positioned the fledgling automaker to create mainstream vehicles to compete with Ford. In the years that followed, Chevrolet produced some of the most iconic cars and trucks ever to grace the roads. Who can’t spot the fins of a ’57 Bel Air […]

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Mystery Machine Clone: Crunk or Junk?

Tue, Apr 17, 2012 | Posted by:

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We’ve spotted this Mystery Machine replica passing the IMG Global Headquarters on more than one occasion. Each time, a “Zoinks!” is yelled down the hallway as everyone reaches for their phone to snap a picture. Where does this car-toon replica rate on your scale of automobile awesomeness?

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Reviving a Tired Bull: ’68 Lamborghini Islero Restoration I

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | Posted by:

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Lamborghini produced just 125 Series I Isleros, so seeing one in person is a rare treat. Our car, Chassis #6282, rolled out of its transporter in a foul cloud of varnished gas, and with rust bubbling through the paint on all four fenders. No matter. The old bull deserved to be revived and shared with […]

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Car Quotable: Close Calls Edition

Mon, Mar 26, 2012 | Posted by:

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“The crashes people remember, but drivers remember the near misses.” – Mario Andretti Racing accidents are like hockey fights, they get our adrenaline pumping even from the comfort of our couches. But what about close calls? If you’ve ever been behind the wheel for one, I’m sure you still get that sinking feeling in your […]

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What was your most impulsive automotive purchase?

Fri, Mar 9, 2012 | Posted by:

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There are a lot of “car things” I don’t discuss with my wife. Not because I’m hiding anything, but to avoid her eyes glazing-over in boredom. I may need to rethink this approach. Turns out, she would have liked to know beforehand that I was trading in our car.

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Where’s the sketchiest place you’ve filled your tank?

Thu, Feb 16, 2012 | Posted by:

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Whether it’s brand preference, proximity to home, or the quality of the coffee… We all have a go-to gas station. But sometimes (usually at 2am in the middle of nowhere) our hand is forced. You know the place. The lights are flickering. A rusty Texaco sign hangs by one chain, swinging and creaking in the […]

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What’s the best automotive advice you ever received?

Tue, Dec 13, 2011 | Posted by:

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I’ve never really understood the question, “What’s the best advice you’ve ever gotten?” I’m always left wondering, “about what?” Sure, “look both ways before crossing the street” and “don’t take candy from strangers” have worked out pretty well so far, but they don’t really apply in every situation life throws at you.

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Top 10 Unappreciated Cars

Thu, Aug 18, 2011 | Posted by:

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This is a great job… I love having the opportunity to share my opinions with all of the InMyGarage.com readers. I also  enjoy being able to spark conversation (and maybe even a little controversy) here and there. Lists always seem to generate some of both, so let’s bring ’em back! Here are my Top 10 […]

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Car Quotable: Lighten Up Edition

Fri, Jul 29, 2011 | Posted by:

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“Any car which holds together for more than a race is too heavy.” – Colin Chapman, founder of Lotus Cars. Colin knew his stuff. He built some seriously fast and, more importantly, seriously nimble cars. A structural engineer by trade, Chapman contributed greatly to automotive design and theory.

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