1975 Ford Pinto Not Yet in Flames – Pentax IQZoom 115 – Ultramax 400

1975 Ford Pinto Not Yet in Flames - Pentax IQZoom 115 - Ultramax 400

1975 Ford Pinto Not Yet in Flames – Pentax IQZoom 115 – Ultramax 400

1975 Ford Pinto Not Yet in Flames
Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California

Last Saturday I surprised to see this bright orange 1975 Ford Pinto parked on the street that had not yet been rightfully relegated to the junk heap or gone up in flames.   This dilapidated rusting relic from the quality low point of the American automotive industry had expired Illinois plates.   Interestingly when I was doing a bit of research to date this heap I discovered a photo of this exact car from Gurnee, Illinois in 2008.

I took some shots of this with my Fuji GS645S and Nikon N55 since this was the first test roll of film though this camera and I had no idea yet if it worked.   I am quite pleased with the results from my Thrift Store Pentax.

camera: Pentax IQZoom 115 (point and shoot)
film: Kodak Ultramax 400
filter: none
support: hand held
scan: Fromex Marina del Rey

Posted by divewizard on 2013-03-20 17:05:42

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Englewood Used Auto Parts

Englewood Used Auto Parts

620 W 59th St, Chicago, Ilinois

Posted by Cragin Spring on 2015-06-10 02:18:37

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Auto Parts sign – Juliette, GA

Auto Parts sign - Juliette, GA

Posted by m01229 on 2015-01-17 01:55:41

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Hi-Lo Auto Parts

Hi-Lo Auto Parts

Posted by Thomas Hawk on 2015-03-05 01:03:17

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1968 Dodge Charger R/T – The Trio (In Good Business)

1968 Dodge Charger R/T - The Trio (In Good Company)

There was a 4 calendar year time period from 1986 through 1990 when these 3 cars saved every single other firm, tucked absent in a non-descript storage building around an industrial place in Yakima, WA.

This grainy, awful (and priceless) image tells the tale about how the Charger, a 1969 ½ 440 6-Pack Super Bee, and a 1967 440 4-speed Plymouth GTX had been in storage with each other when I went again to college many miles absent.

Early in 1983 I persuaded my dad we required a family job that we could turn wrenches with each other on and potentially turn a profit at the conclude. I uncovered a 1967 Plymouth GTX in “rough” problem and immediately after 2 yrs of sweat, cash, and exertion, it turned out awesome.

Very unexpectedly, I uncovered an previous drag racer with a stable 1969 ½ 440 6-Pack Super Bee (ran 11’s) in 1985 and with some luck persuaded him to sell it to us. An additional calendar year later with much more sweat, much more dollars and much more exertion, it also turned out awesome.

This remarkable Trio remained with each other, dusty and frozen in time, until early 1991 when each the Super Bee and GTX had been marketed.

I typically imagine of the heady times when I owned, at minimum partially, 4 traditional muscle mass cars, (my day by day driver was a 1969 G.T.O.) but some of my fondest recollections are of the times my dad and I expended with each other restoring the GTX and Super Bee.

Posted by 1968 Dodge Charger R/T | Scott Crawford on 2011-08-02 04:36:52

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