Tag Archives: Cars

Photo Spot: Sepia Tone Old Car Photo

Sometimes the shot you want just doesn’t turn out. In this case, the lighting just after dusk was tricky and I failed to compensate with settings on my camera. That, and the motion, created a sub-par picture. But all was … Continue reading

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Classic Series Hotwheels Diecast Gold Batmobile

Yes, it’s the same Bat-time on the same Bat-site to see yet another of the Dark Knight’s famous vehicles. This time, it will be both familiar and different. Behold, for reasons unknown, the Classic Series Hotwheels Diecast Gold Batmobile: If … Continue reading

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Disney / Pixar CARS Radiator Springs Play Mat

Well, it’s race day on the site and we’re off and running with another look at the world of CARS. Radiator Springs went from nowhere to somewhere when Lightning McQueen mistakenly drove into town one dark night. Three movies, several … Continue reading

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CARS Mini Racers RSN 3-Packs

I have an ever-growing collection of Pixar’s CARS die cast models. You can see how out of hand it’s getting by visiting my earlier post featuring a CARS 3 Racetrack Table. Complete with my regulation-sized characters. But as my collection … Continue reading

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Vintage JAGUAR Hood Ornament on Base

Jaguar’s business was founded as the Swallow Sidecar Company in 1922, originally making motorcycle sidecars before developing bodies for passenger cars. I believe the best styles of the classic Jaguar cars drove off the assembly lines between 1950 and the 1980s. Perhaps the most … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Brave: HotWheels Pizza Planet Truck

Brave is a 2012 animated movie by Pixar that I didn’t particularly care for. It came out during a time when Disney was doing Pixar-style movies and for some reason, Pixar decided to do a Disney movie. Funny enough, Disney … Continue reading

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Ron Hover from CARS Die Cast Helicopter

I admit that I’m just as addicted to the CARS franchise as anyone else. Well, at least I’m addicted to the little metal models that Mattel has been putting out in alarming quantities since 2006. Cars 2 and Cars 3 … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Disney/Pixar Mater Pillow Pet

Once again, I have found a piece of Disney merchandise loose in the wild. In this case, at a Goodwill store in Windsor, ON. It’s not uncommon to find plush characters at charity shops, but I thought this one was … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Chain Drive Transmission

Now that should get ‘er done! In the early days of automotive design and fabrication, things were more industrial. How something looked took a back seat to making it work as inexpensively as possible. And so, we have the fully … Continue reading

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornament – Cruella De Ville Car

101 Dalmatians is a lot of dogs! Disney’s movie featuring the little spotted mutts was released in 1961 and was based on the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith. It was the 17th feature-length animated film from the mouse… about … Continue reading

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