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Category Archive: Unhinged

Unhinged: Christine Returns…But Will The Remake Be Worth A Second Round With The Possessed Plymouth?

Last week, the announcement was made: “Christine”, the horror-tinged tome from Stephen King that tells a tale of a boy, a car, and a lot of murders that involve tire tracks along the way...

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Unhinged: The Final Project Car? I Believe I Have Found It

You have to hand it to my wife, Haley. She not only knew what she was signing up for when she decided that I was worth marrying, but she was on board fully. She knew I flocked to beaters. She still...

Unhinged: The Honda Prelude, The Car I Learned To Not Hate

Growing up, I knew that I loved loud, brash V8-powered things. I loved pickup trucks with glasspacks that sounded mighty. I loved musclecars and 1970s poser cruisers that were loud enough to get my...

Unhinged: GM Is Going All-In On Electric Vehicles By 2035? That Sounds Bold…

The news came down on Thursday: General Motors pledged to stop making gasoline-powered passenger cars, vans, and sport-utilities by 2035, promising to move past the internal combustion engine and...

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Unhinged: If Chrysler Isn’t Dead By The End Of The Week, I’ll Be Stunned.

Two years ago, I thought we were going to see Chrysler go away. Admittedly, I was surprised it lasted this long. But with all signs pointing to the company disappearing soon, I felt that it was worth...

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Unhinged Top 11: McTaggart’s 2020 Year In Review

I think that the best way I can summarize what 2020 means to me, in one simple sentence, is this: “Somehow, I managed to not start drinking again.” Holy hell, who pissed off what god?...

Best of 2020: The Right And Wrong Way To Sell The 1982 Ford Mustang

One of the first rules of marketing is that once you’ve identified which product is your cash cow, you throw a majority of your efforts behind that to keep it front and center of the masses....

On This Day: The 1895 Chicago Times-Herald Motocycle Race: America’s First Automobile Competition

At 8:55 in the morning on a cold, snowy Thursday morning in Chicago, six cars lined up at Jackson Park to set off on a race. Three were gasoline powered Germans, one was a gas-powered American, and...

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Unhinged: The Hyundai Scoupe Story

If there was every a moment where I questioned my father’s sanity, it was the day that he suggested that I’d be happy with a hand-me-down 1989 Hyundai Excel three-door hatchback that was...

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Unhinged: Watching This Toyota Celica GT-Four Group A Brings Back Memories…A Confessional

I don’t have many imports on my list of must-own cars. Some are intriguing, some are worthy of every ounce of praise heaped on them, and some are just too much fun to pass up, but there...

Unhinged: You Sneaky, Crafty Son Of A…

(Photos: Jack Fogarty/Facebook) If there is one feeling that I love, that I adore, it is being in on a joke that nobody else seems to get, especially when you have that one friend who can’t put...

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Unhinged: I Want To Modify This Super-Original 1971 Ford Pinto Badly!

It’s low-mile for it’s age, it’s paint looks day one fresh, the interior is in amazing condition. It still looks purposeful, sitting on those teeny-tiny slot mag style wheels,...

Unhinged: Going Nighty-Night On Purpose For G-LOC Training

G-force induced loss of consciousness (abbreviated as G-LOC) is what can happen when gravitational forces effectively drain blood away from the brain. While the condition is best known as a serious...

Unhinged: A New Yorker Revival Program (And A Possible Mental Health Commitment)

It was nice to see a broad spectrum of Mopar machines at Beech Bend. There were fin cars like a beautiful 1959 Dodge Royal, plenty of muscle-era machines, Wing Cars, trucks, and a horde of late-model...

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