Your Plymouth Pursued By Repo Men In A DeSoto? Hide By The…

All the film geeks say that Sunset Boulevard is one of the best movies ever made, and they're right. You hear a lot of talk about Norma Desmond's Isotta-Fraschini, but what about the repo-ripe '46 Plymouth driven by Joe Gillis in the beginning of the film (not to mention the '48 DeSoto belonging to the repo men)? We… » 6/17/08 4:20pm 6/17/08 4:20pm

Yet More Vintage Machinery From Denver's Streets


When you see "Denver" in the title, you might figure you're looking at more shots by prolific DOTSBE photographer Kitt. But hold on- now we've got two readers shooting interesting vehicles on the streets of John Fante's hometown. We've got Kitt covering the south side of town and ejacobs working the northwest… » 4/04/08 3:00pm 4/04/08 3:00pm

PCH, Mysterious But Cheap Edition: 1919 Dodge or 1948 Morris?


The Itchy Fiberglass Hell that is the '57 Devin managed to beat out the Dodgy Deal Hell of the Hemi Bantam in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity poll. Of course, we all want basket-case old race car projects against which to dash our hopes and empty our bank accounts, but there's a lot to be said for cheap projects… » 3/25/08 5:15pm 3/25/08 5:15pm

1948 International Harvester KB-2 Pickup Truck

The real problem with doing DOTS Truck Monday is that International Harvester trucks are too hard to find. We saw the '80 Scout last month, and there's another Scout on deck, but where are the IHC pickup trucks? That's why I was overjoyed to spot this 60-year-old work truck parked in front of a Gold Coast mansion that… » 1/21/08 9:30am 1/21/08 9:30am

Front-Engined Tucker Torpedo Could Be Yours!

Who in his or her right mind wouldn't love a Tucker Torpedo to drive? Thing is, the helicopter-sourced rear engine and oddball transmission setup installed by Mr. Tucker wasn't exactly the most reliable drivetrain ever put in a vehicle. So, back in the 60s, the owner of Torpedo #46 (out of 51) figured he'd just tear… » 8/14/07 4:00pm 8/14/07 4:00pm