A man has built an incredible upside down truck that looks like a flipped-over vehicle. Rick Sullivan spent six months and $6,000 building the topsy-turvy truck from the parts of two separate vehicles.The road-legal car is created from a 1991 Ford Ranger pickup truck with a 1995 F-150 pickup truck body placed over the top – upside down.
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Where They Raced: Speed Demons in the City of Angels tells the story of a pre-gridlocked Los Angeles. A time when it was ripe with orange groves, movie stars, year-round sun and more auto racing and innovation than anywhere else in America. This documentary film uncovers the forgotten history with lost archival films, hundreds of vintage photos, and revealing interviews.
Hosted by Harold Osmer who literally wrote the book and directed by Harry Pallenberg (Shotgun Freeway, Women in Boxes and California’s Gold), Where They Raced reunites the ghost tracks of Los Angeles with the cars that raced them and gets the families and experts to tell the tales that give these fading memories a victory lap.
Lakes, Parks & Rods with Wally’s son on the Pomona Drag • A look at all 3 boardtracks in Los Angeles, we had the Nations first, the best & the fastest • Vic Edelbrock Jr. brings Roger Ward’s V8-60 back to Gilmore • The ultimate barn find: a Peugeot that influenced Miller, Offy and decades of racing technology • Ed Winfield’s #1 Ford is reunited with the remains of Legion Ascot to take a lap 85 years later • Join Mickey Thompson’s son & 1st wife for a 1/4 mile walk down memory lane • Eddie Pullen’s son, a ‘13 Fiat & a ‘11 National relive the Santa Monica Road Races•Greg Sharp at NHRA•Leslie Kendall at the Petersen • 414 mph Land Speed Record holder Charles Nearburg • We’ll talk to JC Agajanian Jr. at Turkey Night • Huell Howser sees something “Amazing” at the Corona Circle….
The very first batmobile is for sale. This modified 1956 Oldsmobile 88 is a far cry from the Batmobile we’re familiar with, but the color scheme is unmistakably Batman.
In 1956, DC Comics (then called National Periodical Publications) officially licensed the first Batmobile to Oldsmobile. Forrest Robinson and friend Len Perham began modifying the car in 1960. They finished their work in 1963, beating the Burt Ward / Adam West Batman series by three years. The car is based on … More
On this episode of Roadkill, HOT ROD’s David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan spend 24 crazy hours with a 1930 Model A Rat Rod and a 2012 Lamborghini Aventador to find out which wildly impractical, larger-than-life car attracts the most attention.