I’m the one who knocks –
Heisenberg the suspension, while playing “Curbhunter.”
This is the 2013 Chrysler 200. It was supposed to be a “Hyundai Accent or similar.” No one in Kalamazoo wanted to rent out a convertible, so it was “what’s cheapest?” Then, I got an upgrade, because this is Kalamazoo, and it’s all they had. A thousand miles over the week, left some distinct impressions…
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This is Pitcher Street in Kalamazoo. Once a bustling industrial section, it is slowly giving way to taggers and decay. The
closing of Checker left a rotting carcass behind. The east side of the street is a wasteland; the west slowly withers, given over to the relentless taggers, artists and imbecilic juggalos. It’s just a question of who is stronger. the businesses hanging on, or entropy, atrophy and anarchy.
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Just $3,995 buys you a Ford Mustang II. Only 37,000 miles. However, it is still a
Pinto under its fancy blue clothes. And it’s the worst car ever. Keep that in mind when whipping out that checkbook.
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This is a Checker Marathon. Below is what remains of their whelping grounds.
More “ruin porn” after the jump.
This building is outside the fences at the former Checker plant. We don’t know whether it is part of the plant, or some remora-like parts supplier with a prime location. Either way, enjoy the carcass.
Get off my lawn – er – car lot.
Reason 412 to hate the 1980s: Full size GM cars introduce “shrinkage.”
Take a “free test dive of the new 1985 Electra!” ad to your Century Buick/local Buick dealer for a “free” “test drive” of the new 1985 Buick Electra. Except:
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