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Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Busted Knuckle Garage Trapper Hat

They don't call it the 24 Hours Of LeMons Arse-Freeze-A-Palooza for nothing; weather conditions at Thunderhill in late December usually oscillate between "horizontal stinging sleet" and "bad day even by Ivan Denisovich standards." The folks at the Busted Knuckle Garage, realizing this, sent me one of their trapper… »12/09/08 4:30pm12/09/08 4:30pm

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Battery Powered Mini Convertible

This one's for the kids, though we'd imagine Santa might have a hard time carrying this one down the chimney. If you're greatest aspiration is to turn your son/daughter/neice/nephew into an anglo-autophile, a good first step might be to buy them this battery-powered Mini Cooper Convertible. For Just $350 you can have… »12/18/07 1:00pm12/18/07 1:00pm

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: The Ultimate Garage Fridge

No one likes to be troubled with getting a beer from inside whilst in the middle of serious repairs, but there's something about a yellowing Frigidaire that sort of ruins the feng shui of most garages. That's where the Microfridge Garage Refrigerator enters the picture. This 53 cu-in fridge mimics the black and red… »12/12/07 1:15pm12/12/07 1:15pm

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Transformers Generation One Box Set

As far as we can tell, the cheapest way to get into "Generation One" Transformers, a.k.a. the original Transformers series, is this Complete DVD Box Set with all 98 episodes plus the movie. That's Optimus Prime on 15 discs in an attractive tin case. Just a slight heads up, the discs are imported from China and… »12/10/07 2:30pm12/10/07 2:30pm

Jalopnik Holiday Gift Guide: Speed Racer Season 1 DVD

Known as Mach Go Go Go in Japan, Speed Racer holds a special place in our hearts from when they replayed the show on MTV (we'll see about the Speed Racer) film. It was a great introduction to the world of auto racing (though, it sort of skewed our view of it for a time). Some may think the show cheesy, but the show… »12/06/07 1:45pm12/06/07 1:45pm

Holiday Gift Guide: Hydrogen Power Kit for your R/C Car


We're hoping to appeal to both the weekend R/C racers and the alternafuel fans on the site with this choice. Horizon Fuel Cell technologies offers a hydrogen fuel cell power supply for your R/C car that incorporates on board hydrogen fuel canisters! Even better, the kit is designed to fit in the battery compartment… »12/04/07 1:45pm12/04/07 1:45pm