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Spring Cleaning - Purge Post! (Reposting for weekday folks) Spring Cleaning - Purge Post! (Reposting for weekday folks)

Since most of the country is finally emerging on the other side of the polar vortex, that must mean it’s spring, right? And in spring time we clean! And de-clutter! So it’s finally time for me to let some of the cars go that have been in my collection or collecting dust waiting to turn into customs but probably never…

Gene Therapy: Live and Let Diecast reviews the latest from DNA Collectibles Gene Therapy: Live and Let Diecast reviews the latest from DNA Collectibles

In August of 2017 four guys got together to bring a new experience and line of products to the world of scale model car collecting. They are all automobile enthusiasts and artisans with experience in the scale model world. However, they saw a niche to fill with some quirky choices. They formed DNA Collectibles in…

Teutonic Tuesday: 2004 Porsche 911 GT3 RS #60 Teutonic Tuesday: 2004 Porsche 911 GT3 RS #60

The 996 is always thought of as the ugly duckling of the 911 family. However, according to Porsche’s Top 5 series on Youtube, the 996 generation 911 RSR is also one of the top 5 loudest and raunchiest sounding race cars they ever built. Ugly duckling no more, I think!

Just An Old Photo Of An Old Alfa Just An Old Photo Of An Old Alfa

TSM 1:43 Alfa Romeo 33/3 driven to victory in the 1971 Targa Florio by Nino Vaccarella and Toine Hezemans.

Teutonic Tuesday: Work-in-progress Teutonic Tuesday: Work-in-progress

This has been my most involved body alteration project, I think, as far as I can remember. I’m changing a Porsche 356 “A” to a strict, and mostly stock, 1960 356B.

McLaren Monday: FINALLY FINISHED McLaren Monday: FINALLY FINISHED

Since it’s still McLaren Monday, here is the car that has been sitting idle in my WIP drawer for a loooooong time. Like, a year. As you can see from this post from September 2017, I got the car shaped with all its roadcar-spec details (deleted air ducts on flanks, reshaped front fascia, spoiler delete, etc., and I…

TransAm Thursday TransAm Thursday

This is one of the best cars I’ve ever received in the mail. Bar none. It’s probably my favorite non-Porsche racing livery, from an era and racing series that produced some insane cars, sounds, liveries, and legends. None more legendary, though, than the man himself, Dan Gurney.

1973 Porsche 911 RS 2.7 "Le Grand Bazar" 1973 Porsche 911 RS 2.7 "Le Grand Bazar"

The Porsche 911 is often derogatorily referred to as a Beetle. This one, however, is related to a completely different boy band.

Two Tone Teutonic Two Wagon Tuesday Two Tone Teutonic Two Wagon Tuesday

“Two wagons in the hand are better than two wagons on the pegs. - Ancient LaLD Proverb

Florida Man Takes the "Super" in "Secret $uper" Literally, Causes Recipient's Head To Explode Florida Man Takes the "Super" in "Secret $uper" Literally, Causes Recipient's Head To Explode

Springfield, VA. - A Florida Man reportedly participating in a yearly celebration of gift giving caused some serious consternation this weekend. The pair of cars he sent were so good that the recipient’s mind was literally blown.

philiphilip's Top Ten Acquisitions of 2018 (#5 will shock you!) philiphilip's Top Ten Acquisitions of 2018 (#5 will shock you!)

Since we’re going all Buzzfeed on LaLD today, I had to take advantage of all that clickbait and get my 2018 top-10 in as well!

Teutonic Tuesday: 1969 Rally Monte Carlo Winning Porsche 911S Teutonic Tuesday: 1969 Rally Monte Carlo Winning Porsche 911S

For being such a famous race, I had a surprisingly hard time finding details on the route, duration, etc. of the 1969 Monte Carlo Rally.

1960 Porsche 356B 1960 Porsche 356B

In the name of doing way too many projects, I took on one that I couldn’t refuse, for a pretty big client: a daily driver Porsche 356B.

LaLD Swag Shop 25% Off Today LaLD Swag Shop 25% Off Today

Redbubble has a 25% off sale today with code “GET25TODAY” so if you were on the fence about getting some sweet, sweet LaLD threads, today’s your chance to make that leap into awesomeness!

Teutonic Tuesday: Porsche 356 Speedster Teutonic Tuesday: Porsche 356 Speedster

Small. Silver. Speedster.

Thutorial Thursday: Getting That Wing Back On the Straight and Narrow Thutorial Thursday: Getting That Wing Back On the Straight and Narrow

Thanks to some Instagram knowledge bombs I was able to fix the bent wing on the Mazda 787b in literally 30 seconds.

Teutonic Tuesday: Porsche #1, the Typ 356/1 Teutonic Tuesday: Porsche #1, the Typ 356/1

For 1:43 models I try (really hard) to stick to Porsche race cars. I have a quest to fulfill (at least one model of every type of Porsche race car), and I need to stay on track to do it. But sometimes an exception comes along that you can’t ignore. And that exception this time took the form of the Typ 356/1, the…

Exhausted... Exhausted...

I threw some new tips on the Audi RS6 last night, and I thought I’d pass those tips on to you guys, too.

Make: Magazine Hot Wheels Hot Mods Contest Make: Magazine Hot Wheels Hot Mods Contest

I don’t know if anyone was aware (I wasn’t, until an article came across my google news feed) that Make: Magazine is holding a custom hot wheels contest, but they are, and you have until November 30th to submit a build.

Porsche 550 Spyder by 100% Hot Wheels Porsche 550 Spyder by 100% Hot Wheels

I got this as a killer RAOK from Plasticprints a while ago but haven’t gotten around to posting it yet. It. Is. Amazing.

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