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eBay Find of the Day: Brass Era American LaFrance firetruck speedster is a prehistoric Blastolene

by Jonny Lieberman (RSS feed) on Dec 21st, 2009 at 1:01PM

One of our favorite cars from 2009 is the Blastolene Peterbilt hot rod. You know the one with two (count 'em, two) superchargers bolted to its Detroit Diesel V12. Hubba hubba,. And if we had access to a time machine, our very favorite car from say 1933 might just be this firetruck speedster, that's quite possibly a direct ancestor of Blastolene. For certain the two are related in the chutzpah department. As the owner states, "You don't know what 'awesome' is until you drive this car." Where to even start? First of all, brass era cars rule. Even if this particular American LaFrance bucket... Read More

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