DOTS-O-Rama Sunday, Tomsk Edition: German Iron Down On The Orange…

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Tomsk has photographed a staggering quantity of DOTSBE-worthy machinery. » 4/05/09 12:00pm 4/05/09 12:00pm

Edsel, Old Trucks Distort Irvine Master Plan's Reality Field

You may think you've experienced a planned community in which every last detail was carefully designed by lab-coated scientists in 1956 to elicit Maximum Upscale Suburban Ennui in its residents, but only Irvine, California, gets it down perfectly. Well, almost perfectly, because Al Frente has spotted these… » 6/10/08 4:20pm 6/10/08 4:20pm

Unsold Ford F150 Makes Great Perch For Bird Nest

Here's a pretty strong commentary on the state of sales for full-size pickups — a bird has managed to build a nest and lay eggs on the hood of a Ford F150 at an Orange Country Ford dealer. Seems like the kind of undertaking that would be noticed if, you know, people were busy looking at the truck on a regular basis. Of … » 6/09/08 4:21pm 6/09/08 4:21pm

Star-Spangled Scout Lurks Behind The Orange Curtain

Normally we like to show street-parked cars in this series, but we're making an exception for this International Harvester Scout that parks in the driveway at БЯд╒╒ ®'s place in Orange County's lovely Huntington Beach. The fading on the stars-and-stripes motif suggests that the custom paint job was laid down around the… » 4/22/08 3:00pm 4/22/08 3:00pm

Orange County Fairlane, Now With Added '65 LTD!

Many of you have been kind enough to send DOTS Bonus Edition photos my way, and you're all very good about not raking me over the coals for taking so damn long to get to some of them. Reader Vance, who dwells behind the Orange Curtain, shot this very clean 1955 Ford Fairlane on the streets of Tustin back in October.… » 3/06/08 2:45pm 3/06/08 2:45pm