Sunday, May 31, 2009

please take a moment to read this!!

Car companies contributions to sept. 11 relief and recovery.

CNN Headline News did a short news listing regarding Ford and GM`s contributions to the relief and recovery efforts in New York and Washington. The findings are as follows......

1. Ford- $1 million to American Red Cross matching employee contributions of the same number plus 10 Excursions to NY Fire Dept. The company also offered ER resonse team services and office space to displaced goverment employees.

2. GM- $1 million to American Red Cross matching employee contributions of the same number and a fleet of vans, suv`s, and trucks.

3. Daimler Chrysler- $10 million to support of the children and victims of the Sept. 11 attack.

4. Harley Davidson motorcycles- $1 million and 30 new motorcycles to the New York Police Dept.

5. Volkswagen- Employees and management created a Sept. 11 Foundation, funded initial with $2 million, for the assistance of the children and victims of the WTC

6. Hyundai- $300,000 to the American Red Cross.

7. Audi- Nothing.

8. BMW- Nothing.

9. Daewoo- Nothing.

10. Fiat- Nothing.

11. Honda- Nothing despite boasting of second best sales month ever in August 2001

12. Isuzu- Nothing.

13. Mitsubishi- Nothing.

14. Nissan- Nothing.

15. Porsche- Nothing. Press release with condolences via the Porsche website.

16. Subaru- Nothing.

17. Suzuki- Nothing.

18. Toyota- Nothing despite claims of high sales in July and August 2001. Condolences posted on the website


GM filing bankruptcy.

1942 chevrolet suburban.


The century-old automaker was for decades the very symbol of American corporate power, selling about half the cars on the road in the United States in the 1950s and 1960s. Today, GM's U.S. market share has dropped below 20% as the Detroit company has steadily ceded ground to Japanese brands.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

lower than a mower


Finally at the correct stance. These are not the wheels and tires i will be using they are just the correct size. My boy Greg is doing the airbags, he is very talented. 

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

The Free & Easy Library

Every issue from 2004 till current. There is a few from before 2004, but i think that was the year they started to focus more on vintage apparel. 

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Stage 1 on my 1939 Chevrolet Master Deluxe

First step is cleaning out all the crap.

This is crap the dude that sold me the car didn't want at his house so he loaded up the trunk. Normal practice.
Trunk clean.
Interior tidy. Air bags being put in this week. I will continue to post photos of the project.

LOCAL ARCHITECTURE.

This is my favorite building in Upland California.
Tons of details.
Under construction. Cant wait to see the finished product.

This museum showcases Native American, and local winery history.







Wednesday, May 6, 2009

cruising the 39

i spotted a 1939 chevrolet 4 door sedan while driving thru Whittier the other day.
these were the two vatos tearing down the 605 freeway
see ya 

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

being hispanic.


mandatory

ERIC DRESSEN


stolen photo from http://www.ericdressen.com/main.html
Dressen is the boy! This 5-0 grind is crazy.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

old memories sgv chapter show

the 1939 chevrolet master deluxe 
great two tone blue on this 1937 check out the bag holder on the running board.
i  took about 50 photos of this 1938 coupe

antenna top

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