The Happiest Looking Cars Ever Made

It's been another rough weekend, so why not think about the happy things in life? We've already done the saddest cars ever built, but that can be so morose. Let's be cheerful, with the happiest looking cars ever made. » 6/30/13 4:36pm 6/30/13 4:36pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: British Cars

Most of us will look at these admittedly godawful numbers for the Triumphs, Jaguars, and MGs we've seen in LeMons races and back away in horror… but your true British car aficionado will see those numbers as a challenge! More Spitfires! More Rover 3500s! More Humber Sceptres! » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

1967 Austin-Healey Sprite

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. How is it that I've spaced on putting my own car in this series? » 1/17/10 9:00am 1/17/10 9:00am

1978 MG Midget

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. We've seen four Alameda MGBs, but never a Midget… until today! » 1/16/10 9:00am 1/16/10 9:00am

Cracked Brake Hoses, Baaaad. New Brake Hoses, Gooooood.

Much as I like to get my parts at the junkyard, I tend to feel a little uncomfortable using junkyard brake hoses. Anyway, there's been a real Spridget drought at my local self-service yards. » 11/28/09 1:00pm 11/28/09 1:00pm

20R-Powered Sprite Wiring Hell Nearly Complete: It Lives!

Remember that Fiat tachometer I scored at Junkyard Half Price Day? Well, it and many other scavenged pieces have found their way into my Toyota-engined '67 Austin-Healey Sprite. » 7/19/09 10:30pm 7/19/09 10:30pm

Half Price Junkyard Sale Yields $3.01 Fiat Tachometer For 20R Sprite…

When I stopped by my local self-service yard to photograph the Crusher-bound '49 Ford on Friday, I discovered that I'd walked into Half Price Weekend. Might as well do some shopping! » 7/05/09 4:30pm 7/05/09 4:30pm

Super-Clean Miata Seats At The Junkyard... But There's A Catch

One of countless several reasons I can't drive my 20R-powered Austin-Healey Sprite on the street is the lack of seats. Junkyard, here I come! Thing is, it's tough to find good driver's seats. » 5/02/09 5:30pm 5/02/09 5:30pm

Say Goodbye To Workplace Productivity: The 1965 Targa Florio Endurance…

If you liked the vintage documentary about the 1958 Alpine Cup, you'll just have to blow off your job for the next 40 minutes or so to watch this '65 Targa Florio documentary. » 2/05/09 2:45pm 2/05/09 2:45pm

PCH, Engines Not Found In Nature, Part II: Turbo Rotary Datsun 510 or…

Welcome to Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Let's return to Engines Not Found In Nature projects, shall we? » 1/23/09 5:00pm 1/23/09 5:00pm