Extremity, Thy Name Is Ninja Mar21

Extremity, Thy Name ...

All of us doing the car hobby have moments of self doubt – just why am I doing this? Money and energy expended achieving what? Standing in a muddy field at 11.30 on a blustery, rainy winter night having just got my new Kawasaki ZX10r so stuck I could dismount without needing the side...

Copart: I Wasted My Time And Money, So You Don’t Have To Jan22

Copart: I Wasted My ...

The practice of art isn’t to make a living. It’s to make your soul grow. – Kurt Vonnegut http://jonsummers.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/VID_20160916_132348.mp4 The Rather Dramatic Arrival of the ’77 Lincoln Town Car Copart are a nationwide salvage auction company. This is...

Cortina Dec20

Cortina

This was my third car, and my third Cortina. As observed before, my Dad, anything but a lawbreaker himself, agreed with the public enemy era outlaws that “For sustained speed and freedom from trouble the Ford has got ever other car skinned” As a 1982 example, this was one of the...

An Odyssey in Orange County: Giant Red GMC Part 2 Nov15

An Odyssey in Orange...

From: “Jonathan Summers” Date: Jun 9, 2015 10:56 PM Subject: …some you loose To: “M*** G****” Cc: I am at some socal suburban mall just north of la In the Honda. The truck is in a storage place by long beach airport turns out the motor is siezed. So thats...

A Giant Red GMC, the...

“But you have to be able to drive it in…” the Public Storage woman trailed off, looking over my shoulder. “You didn’t tell me that on the phone – now I have the truck being towed over here – I’d better call him before he arrives…” But she was across the room,...

The Dream is Dead: the Econoline Van Leaves Oct02

The Dream is Dead: t...

video link The Van has gone, and it was a surprisingly emotionless exit for me. Over the last year have pivoted my “collection” away from trying to keep everything I have ever owned, to focusing on the cars and bikes which will be of interest to posterity and enjoyable for me to drive...