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...

Scuderia Mugshots Part 5 – ’91 Ford Econoline Van Feb08

Scuderia Mugshots Pa...

1991 Ford Econoline E150 Clubwagon 5.0 litre V8, 3 speed column shift automatic 1xxhp Bought 2009, Stanford surplus property auction Present As can be seen from the pictures here, the van, for so long a daily driver, is now off the road, and in long term storage. As I look at pics from when...

The Ugliest Car ? Nov22

The Ugliest Car ?

Recently the two vehicles in my collection ( if my agglomeration of bangers can be called that ) needing the most attention completed their migration from LA to my northern California base. Both are very unusual, and while you might expect the rarity to boost their value, they barely register...

The Birthplace of th...

  Much is made amongst motorsport enthusiasts of the sixties rivalry between Ford and Ferrari – the subject is even salacious enough to warrant coverage by a Playboy writer. Critical to Ford’s success was Carroll Shelby’s company, with his Cobras and performance tuned Mustangs. In...

Livin’ The Dream in an ’91 Ford Econoline Jul09

Livin’ The Dream in ...

“I’m just glad my Boss has already gone” my wife said as I was picking her up from the airport in the latest addition to the Summers fleet, a ’91 Ford Econoline 150 Clubwagon, “with those curtains in the windows you look like Chester the Child Molestor” – particularly stinging,...