Saturday, December 26, 2009

message intercept

Zoltan, How nice of you to remember me. Thank you, yes all is well with me.Merry Christmas and I hope your sons are doing well! My westy is running great. Glad I had you do the fuel lines & radiator.It was a good investment. I got tired of trying to find a safe place to park at night in Seattle andsleep in the van, so I moved to Wenatchee (Central Washington).Starting to teach at the community college here in Wenatchee and I've beenteaching art at Bellevue Collge since summer. -Lance

Saturday, December 19, 2009

original owner vanagon

red white and blue valve caps~

i was on the phone with Toby when i saw this van, started taking pictures , and was totally busted by this little old lady/ teacher type patriotic stormtrooper

mint condition with crazy decal pinstripe with stars, original owner~damn

nice one, as i was talking to her she kept backing away getting in the van and leaving~leaving me on the tarmac talking about vans and frightening people trying to shop and drive things non photogenic

this is her escaping while i set the camera to macro~ fucking it up

Sunday, December 13, 2009

the sea captain's house

a Willy's jeep truck ! in sun bleached pink parked on the street~ well MLK way~

moon roof / french louvred tail gate / trailer hitch

supercharged blower ?

parked in front of the most amazing home in Seattle~ over grown garden wild trees, weird crazed additions / widows walk / captain's wheel house and motorcycle bolted to the front porch racing up~ defying gravity forever

new tires squeegee tint sitting on blocks

cuckoo ~ i really want to go on the tour of crappy + wonderful homes in Seattle
who's driving ?
maybe the guy across the street in photo number one can pick us up / drop us off / low rates

Saturday, December 12, 2009

how to make your car worthless/ but not to me

pretend your from some weird dorked out future where robots drive family sedans with too many stickers
bolt a bunch of shit you found down in the industrial part of town, to the hood doors trunk

find some black flat spray paint~ it's the details that bring the whole project together

is that really a jet engine exhaust ?

stand back and admire your work and say~ fuck yeah~ watch your girlfriend run away~couch surf until your forty~ then man up and buy a van~ start over with a larger palate~ more freedom~ who cares what society says about automobile ownership and reverence
deface ~destroy ~defame~ everything we are Americans
those people you see in the malls and on TV shows their not Americans they smell too nice their cloths fit them, without holes and dust, they have nice shiny things and teeth
they don't do things to cars~ not like this~
they will never be anything but~ filler

Sunday, November 29, 2009

best piece of art ever

this cube van has shown up in our hood and holy crap it blends in so well to our urban decayed part of town is nearly invisible~ don'tcha think~
before the ink dried, faded and ran i thought it should have been purchased by The MOMA or Kmoca

i want to steal the door and hang it on my wall~

i don't read graffiti~ or tag~ or bomb style so i don't know what it says~ anyone ?

some stupid tweekers name x one million times

parked in front of the five hundred thousand dollar town homes~ nice~ live in cube guys~
best piece of art this year, bravo~

Monday, November 9, 2009

dodge in the filthy rains

love this little sad piece of shit sitting in puddles
really cool dashboard mounted shift lever and rain

barn doors~ old tires and rain

sweet little ass~ splashed

and some freaks love Volvo's and paint them green

really green like wild immature drinks

the rain made me sad in Seattle with Volvo's~ which is all very NW~

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Thursday, October 8, 2009

scare tactics ad

Your Vanagon will go up in flames soon ... - $220 (Lynnwood)
Date: 2009-10-02, 12:36PM PDTReply to: [Errors when replying to ads?]
Your fuel system is up to 29 years old. Eventually it will go up in flames if it's not changed. Many of these vans are very much loved and a whole family relies on it's service, being such a multi purpose vehicle. The only way is to change the fuel lines that takes the high fuel pressure and use the right stainless steel fuel clamps that won't damage the hoses. I can come to your home or place of work to do it, and it will take about four hours. I am dedicated to save all the Vanagons from fire and keep them on the road forever, or as long as possible. Sure, there maybe other less important items you would like to be done on your van, and they can also be done, but nothing as urgent as this. Contact your Vanagon friends about this, if you have any. Contact me and I'll come and do it for you.
Location: Lynnwood
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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

east coast

toy ranchero for sale-stupid tag in the way-
lots of toys in this cabinet

micro machines- this limo glows when you push down

tiny train set sedan - so cute and flesh colored

this little old lady pulled up next to me in Goshen, NY- this is a very old daily driver on the east coast and really old driver and passenger

Dodge Rampage anyone- and beige too- this guy was hiding somewhere in the woods

a very funny car to build- but what do you expect from MOPAR but you know- i love it !

i saw only two vanagons on the road and both were on the west side of the Rockies- who killed all the westies and vw's