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New Zealand’s been immune to this sort of behaviour up till now.

DOTS DOTS

The local MG club ran a hillclimb on the road outside my house on Sunday. Yes, that is a real type 35A Bugatti. Lots of other interesting, if less exotic, toys too.

Ow rule Ow rule

Very split indeed rim.

TIL TIL

The heater blower for the Mitsubishi NP Pajero/Montero/Shogun is handed. LHD & RHD ones rotate in the same direction but have reversed blades. So if you fit an incorrect one like I just did, you get lots of noise but damn all blowing action.

Dots2 Dots2

Ford SVT Lightning. Wrong hand drive for this part of the world and less than 25 years old, which makes it one of 500 LHD “special interest vehicles” allowed in per year.

Dots Dots

Such Engrish. Many spelling. Wow!!!

The schadenfreude is strong with Brendan Hartley right now 

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Hawaiian, you suck Hawaiian, you suck

My connecting flight out of Honolulu is delayed NINE FUCKING HOURS for maintenance. What are they doing, replacing a wing?

Louwman Museum Louwman Museum

I had a day off in Holland last weekend (travelling for work again) so I went to Den Haag and visited the Louwman museum. As “car museums I’d never heard of” go: pretty damn impressive. Warning: lotsa photos inside.

Engine pron Engine pron

Or in some cases, induction pron. From a race meet a few weeks ago.

A little out of my price range A little out of my price range

...but NP in terms of coolness per dollar relative to other 7-figure toys. One of the best cars from one of the best eras.

Two things rarely seen Two things rarely seen

Fun fact: the P76’s main claim to fame is that you can fit a 44 gallon drum in the trunk.

Trevor! Trevor!

Decisions, decisions.

Holy shit Holy shit

That is all.

Armaments, chapter two, verses nine to twenty-one Armaments, chapter two, verses nine to twenty-one

And Saint Attila raised the Hand Grenade up on high, saying, ‘O Lord, bless this Thy Hand Grenade that, with it, Thou mayest blow Thine enemies into tiny pieces... in Thy mercy.’

Europpos: tourism advice needed Europpos: tourism advice needed

I’m in Europe for work in February and I have a weekend to kill. I’ll be in southeast Holland on Friday afternoon, and need to be in central Austria on Monday morning. That’s driveable: 10 hours if you take the boring route and weather co-operates, so a nice weekend drive taking the more interesting routes. But the…

Tyrelopnik Tyrelopnik

The zombie Prius tyres on the GT86 have finally gone to landfill heaven, to be replaced by Michelin PS4s. They review pretty well, I got a good deal on them, and Toyota and Subaru are both using them as OEM fit on the performance-spec versions of the 2019 Twins, which bodes well for how they’ll suit the car. I’ve only…

This is why we can't have nice things This is why we can't have nice things

My wife is not a great driver. She’s OK once she’s on the open road, but she can’t manoevre for shit. When she left college she applied for a job in Air Traffic Control: thank God she didn’t get it because her general approach to the question “Is there enough space?” is “Lets try it and find out”.

DITCP DITCP

Well it’s not as ugly as I expected, in person. That’s not a high bar to cross though.

Such yellow. Many Carbon. Wow!! Such yellow. Many Carbon. Wow!!

Actually, these things look way better in the flesh than I’d expected from images. Still not a DB9, but a pretty good effort.

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