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Video: McLaren – See The Trailer Of The Upcoming Bruce McLaren Biographical Film

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 | Posted by:

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A motorsports legend like no other, New Zealander Bruce McLaren was one of the few men to do it all. He was an inventor, self-taught engineer, Formula 1 driver, skilled mechanic, race car designer, team owner, development driver, and businessman. There’s a movie about his incredible life coming out soon and we have the trailer.

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The Galvanizing Metalwork of Josh Welton

Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | Posted by:

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From a small shop in the Detroit outlier of Mt. Clemens, Michigan, Josh Welton is making art from steel, fire, and grit. In a time when when the skilled labor that built America is being sidelined, Welton reminds us there’s significant value in little pools of molten metal. His work might just inspire the next […]

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Going Big: The R/C Creations of Headquake

Mon, Jun 4, 2012 | Posted by:

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When I stumbled across the video of Rick White’s scale ’66 Bronco crawling over rocks (and scaring small animals), I was transfixed. The man known on the Interwebs as “Headquake” builds some of the most realistic R/C cars and trucks you’ll ever see. By hand. From wood. Check out his creations and hear what he […]

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10 Spiffy, Holiday-Themed, Vintage Car Ads

Thu, Dec 22, 2011 | Posted by:

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Think Holiday car advertising started with Lexus and the “big red bow”? You can trace the trend a lot farther back than that, friend. Buick in the 20’s, Mercury in the 40’s, Cadillac… well, pretty much all the time. Yep, automakers have been using Christmas to tug at our heart and wallet strings since the […]

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The Allure of the Automobile: An Exceptional Exhibit

Tue, Aug 30, 2011 | Posted by:

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While working at Griot’s Garage, I’ve seen some pretty incredible machinery, but I never tire of the experience. So, I recently traveled to the Portland Art Museum (PAM) to visit “The Allure of the Automobile” exhibit. I must say, to see sixteen of the world’s rarest and most luxurious cars in one place was awe-inspiring.

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Brickwork: The LEGO Cars of Lino Martins

Tue, Apr 12, 2011 | Posted by:

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Like a lot of gearheads, I’ve always enjoyed building and collecting, even customizing scale models. When I ran across Lino Martin’s LEGO builds in our Flickr group, I was floored. It’s challenging enough to craft models from pre-molded parts with a full set of instructions. Lino does it with his imagination and a few bins […]

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The 2010 SEMA Show in Photos

Tue, Nov 9, 2010 | Posted by:

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This was my 20th year attending the SEMA show in Las Vegas. Over the years many things have changed, but the wild cars and bikes are a constant! It’s a feast for the eyes. The imagination, engineering, and outright wildness on display is a testament to the creativity and craftsmanship inherent to our hobby. I […]

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Caption It! Half-Fast Edition

Fri, May 14, 2010 | Posted by:

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Richard Griot doesn’t accept anything “nearly right” . So why did Griot’s Garage recently take delivery of this beautiful, but partial Porsche? Caption this photo in the comments… we’ll pick the best one next Friday (the 21st) and award the winner a Car Care prize! Also, check back for the full story on this cool […]

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Michael Paul Smith’s Model Community

Mon, Mar 8, 2010 | Posted by:

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Homes and storefronts glow while snow blankets the sidewalks. Classic American iron lines every street, preserved, as if never driven. In fact, the auto dealership has a full lineup of ’61 Chevy’s, right off the truck. There is a quiet calm. A rightness. You can almost smell the apple pie. This is Elgin Park, and […]

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The Car Coozie: It’ll Have You in Stitches

Fri, Oct 23, 2009 | Posted by:

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In 2006, English art student Lauren Porter took 10 months and used 12 miles of yarn to create a 1:1 Ferrari that really puts Grandma’s tissue box covers to shame. We think she was on to something, and it’s only a matter of time before someone markets “Car Coozies”. Dress up that old Ford Probe! […]

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Dirty Pictures: The Art of Scott Wade

Thu, Oct 1, 2009 | Posted by:

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I’m sure you’ll agree there’s nothing quite like cruising in a freshly washed and detailed car. But there’s also something about a dirty back window that awakens the inner child. Who hasn’t written “wash me” on their parents’ car after a road trip? Well, Scott Wade takes that classic scrawl to a whole new level. […]

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Porsche 944 Trailer: Crunk or Junk?

Thu, Aug 6, 2009 | Posted by:

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When is a car worth saving, and when is it just a pile (no pun intended) of metal? This is the question under constant debate at InMyGarage. Here’s the latest installment submitted for your consideration: Spotted at the Porsche Parade in Keystone, Colorado, it’s a Porsche 944 pulling a trailer built from… uhh, another 944.

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Steve Anderson: Pictures of Perfection

Sun, May 24, 2009 | Posted by:

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Is it possible to capture the essence of an automobile with mere ink and paint? For artist Steve Anderson, it’s an everyday thing… this magician of the marker creates fantastic, gallery-worthy automotive illustrations. Let’s hear what he has to say about cars, the creative process, and the future of the automotive industry.

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Parts as Art

Wed, May 20, 2009 | Posted by:

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You know a true car guy when everything is a reflection of the motor oil that runs through his blood. Where some people see junk and scrap metal in old parts, a car guy sees soul and maybe even art. My piston business card holder tells a thousand stories.

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