Midweek Movie - The Junkman (1982)

The Junkman

Released: 1982
Runtime: 96 min
Director: H.B. Halicki
Writers: H.B. Halicki
Starring: H.B. Halicki, Christopher Stone, Susan Shaw

1934 Ford V8 De Luxe  
1941 Ford ½-Ton Pick-Up
1949 Mercury Coupe
1970 Ford C-Series 
1970 Ford Econoline
Ford Model A
1980 Cadillac Seville
1975 Cadillac Fleetwood 60 Special Brougham
1970 AMC Javelin
1978 Dodge Magnum XE
Storyline...
Junkman and movie-maker Harlan Hollis struggles to stay alive when a jealous partner in his company hires goons to kill him.
A movie Full of amazing car chases, "fantastic" crashes and...
edge-of-your-seat action. Must give you mixed emotions nowadays...

Truck Tuesday

I've got this nice original Patina 1959 Chevrolet Apache... For Sale
See Full @ HERE

M(ech)anic Monday

Linda Vaughn, The Hurst Shifter Girl,

Sedan Sunday




1929 Ford Sedan Tudor...

Led Sled Saturday

Guess this sled is based on a 1947 Buick, but am not sure... anyone?

CoupeAlisious


1929 Ford Model A Roadster


1968 Mustang Fastback


Thursday Techspecs - Head Light Switch

How to replace your Headlight Switch...

Before you replace the headlight Switch you will need to make sure you get the right one for your vehicle cause they come in all different shapes and sizes.

Disconnect the negative cable from your battery 
(In case of airbags: wait 5 to 10 minutes to allow the capacitors for the airbags to discharge)

Remove the bolts / screws and take off the dashpanel, if nessesary.

Remove any  screws around the switch, or pry the retaining ring that holds the switch in place away from the dash.

Remove the wire plugs / connector, taking care not to bend any contacts.

Pull the light switch into the on position.

Press the headlight case button at the bottom ( see image ) 


Remove the switch... Pulling the switch knob and pin out of the case.

Slide the housing and switch back out of the dash.

Insert the new car headlight switch into the housing / dash 
( replace the bezel and shaft nut if necessary )

Attach the wire plugs, again taking care not to bend any contacts.

Put back any trim and mounting screws

Reconnect the negative battery wire. 

Test the switch and the low and high beams.

Midweek Movie - Deuce Of Spades ( 2010 )

Deuce of Spades

Released: 2010
Runtime: 119 min
Director: Faith Granger
Writers: Faith Granger
Starring: Faith Granger, Timothy Luke, Alexandra Holder

1941 Buick Special
1936 Ford V8 Stationwagon 
1950 Buick Special
1931 Chevrolet
1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad 
1949 Mercury Convertible
1934 Ford V8
Ford Model T
Storyline... 
When a hotrod girl finds a mysterious letter dating back to the fifties hidden in her roadster, she is left with nothing but questions... She sets out to find the answers and retrace her deuce's troubled past. Who is Johnny Callaway? But will learning the truth make a difference and can a broken man ever get a second chance at a happiness long forgotten? Fast hotrods, cool cats, gravity defying swing dancing and rockin' retro music all serve as a colorful backdrop to this heartfelt, inspiring story. Discover an underground scene where counter culture is in, old school is cool and nostalgia forever reigns. ( Written by Faith Granger )

Truck Tuesday


1946 Ford Pick up Short Wheel Base Truck

M(ech)anic Monday

GM Exhibition Assembly Line

Sedan Sunday


1926 Ford Model T

Midweek Movie - Dead Presidents ( 1995 )

Dead Presidents  

The Hughes Brothers... ambitious look at the social and political lives of the African-American community in the late 1960s and early 1970s. After their striking debut Menace II Society.

Released: 1995
Runtime:  119 min
Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes (The Hughes Brothers)
Writers: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes
Starring: Larenz Tate, Keith David, Chris Tucker, Rose Jackson, Clifton Powell, Terrence Howard, okeem Woodbine…





1973 Ford F-350 

1968 Cadillac Sedan DeVille - 1969 Plymouth Satellite
1962 Checker Taxicab
1970 Chevrolet Impala
1961 Grumman-Olson Kurb Side, 1968 Buick Skylark, 1972 Ford Econoline
1972 Plymouth Fury 

1979 International Harvester S-Series





Storyline...
Anthony Curtis (Larenz Tate) is a young man coming of age in the Bronx in 1968. Working two part-time jobs, one as a milkman's helper and another for local numbers runner Kirby (Keith David)
Anthony is torn between doing the right thing and trying to get by in a environment that offers few opportunities to young black men.

After graduating from high school, Anthony decides to join the Marines, not well-received by his parents, who want him to go to college and his girlfriend Juanita (Rose Jackson), with whom Anthony recently lost his virginity.

After serving a horrific tour of duty in Viet Nam with his friends Skip (Chris Tucker) and Jose (Freddy Rodriguez), Anthony finds himself back home in 1973, where Juanita has been raising the child he fathered before he shipped out, drugs and crime have crippled his community, honest job prospects are practically nil.

Eventually, Anthony falls in with Kirby, Skip, and Jose, who have teamed with Juanita's sister Delilah (N'Bushe Wright), a Black Power activist, and Cleon (Bokeem Woodbine), in a scheme to rob an armored truck taking worn greenbacks ("Dead presidents") to a mint to be destroyed. 

See Full HD Movie... HERE