Shiny Stuff Aplenty Down On The Alameda Street

Every October, the old-time gearheads at Lee Auto Supply » 10/13/08 3:00pm 10/13/08 3:00pm take over Alameda's main drag for the Park Street Classic Car Show. As we , I prefer obsessive close-ups of emblems and carburetors to shots of endless rows of 60s Mustangs and Camaros- hey, you can find that stuff ! Make the jump to see hundreds of photos of…

The Emblems Of Billetproof Nor-Cal 2008

I really love photographing car emblems and hood ornaments » 9/24/08 1:15pm 9/24/08 1:15pm, so you I had a good time at Billetproof Nor-Cal last weekend. also got some Emblem Pr0n shots for us, and you'll see the whole mess merely by making the jump! And, yes, you can download the desktop-wallpaper-ready image files below the jump. Click for all …

Awwww, Brand Logos When They Were Babies

We know where brand logos come from and what they mean, but what did they look like when they were babies? Thanks to Brazilian ad agency Dentsu working for Minichamps, a die-cast scale model company, we now know what the toddler versions of logos from Lamborghini, Ferrari, Maserati and Jaguar all look like. Wait — why… » 5/12/08 6:00pm 5/12/08 6:00pm

Cats and Cads: More Fun With Junkyard Emblems

During the discussion of my wall-hung '56 Chevy hood ornament yesterday, some readers wanted to know how it's possible that a guy who spends as much time in junkyards as I do hasn't managed to build up a suitably awesome emblem collection. Well, I do have quite a few Leaping Impala emblem, and I also have a smattering… » 4/11/08 4:00pm 4/11/08 4:00pm

Sometimes You Must Buy The Emblem

I violated my "No Emblem Clutter" policy last week, when I found this Malaisetastic Caddy V8-6-4 emblem at the junkyard, and now I've fallen off the wagon again. It is not possible for me to discover a junked '68 Peugeot with an "Automatique" emblem and not dredge up $2.99 for the thing. I have no idea what I'll do with… » 3/25/08 3:00pm 3/25/08 3:00pm