Point/Counterpoint

Point/Counterpoint: What was 1932’s keenest iron?

Point/Counterpoint: What was 1932’s keenest iron?

Detroit is the battleground for one of the oldest automotive rivalries; Ford vs. Chevrolet. The competition has raged for decades, and with the carpocalypse in full swing, we are reminded of another challenging time in America. Let’s look back to see where Ford and Chevy stood in 1932. Who built a car that spoke to the masses then, and still stands as king? Dustin and Derek sound off.

by 05/20/2010 5 comments Cars, Columns, History, Point/Counterpoint
Point/Counterpoint: What truck goes best with cowboy boots?

Point/Counterpoint: What truck goes best with cowboy boots?

On this day in 1901, a large hole drilled into a small hill outside Beaumont, Texas exploded to life. The Spindletop derrick spewed 3,000 gallons of oil a minute that day and enabled a young auto industry to expand at breakneck speed. Cars (and Texas) would never be the same. So, In My Garagers… 109 years later, the critical question arises: What truck goes best with cowboy boots?

by 01/10/2010 11 comments Car Culture, History, Point/Counterpoint
Point/Counterpoint: What was 1982’s Awesomest Car?

Point/Counterpoint: What was 1982’s Awesomest Car?

On this day in 1982, John DeLorean was arrested on charges of drug trafficking, in an apparent attempt to keep his failing car company afloat. Econo-boxes ruled the day, and GM was bringing us bummers like the Cimarron and a 90hp Camaro. Times were not gnarly in the auto industry, but let’s see if Derek and Dustin can find the awesome.

by 10/19/2009 44 comments Cars, Columns, History, Point/Counterpoint