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(…Continued from prior article series on 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s wire wheel covers) I’ve always been a fan of simulated wire wheel covers. While being an automotive accessory extremely subject to personal tastes, one cannot deny wire wheel covers are … Continue reading
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(Continued from Part 2) The 1970s began with carryover wire wheel cover styling from the late 1960s. As that decade drew to a close, wire wheel covers were trending towards designs with two layers of straight, parallel spokes. The effect … Continue reading
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From 1969 to 1985, well over 1 million Mercedes-Benz vehicles were sold new with 14-inch aluminum alloy wheels similar to the one shown in this picture. If you’re sprucing up or restoring a vintage model from this era, you … Continue reading
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“I created you inside of me. I watched your body form then come together, growing in size. I smiled as you first made your way along the floor. Treading slowly on all fours. You were flawless and beautiful, yet unscathed … Continue reading
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My mother bought a Chrysler LeBaron convertible in the mid-’80s, fully equipped with whitewalls, wire wheel covers, digital dash, and fake wood. But one feature it had that made it an ’80s period piece more than any other was its … Continue reading
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The “126 body” S-class (or “126”) sold from 1980-1991 is considered one of the most influential designs in Mercedes-Benz’s history. It’s hard to argue 126’s exude power, sophistication and continue to inspire imitation today. Among the sleekest designs on the … Continue reading
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“I knew a black S-class was my dream car the moment I saw one in ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ in 1984. Watching bad-guy Victor Mateland pull out of the gates of his mansion in a black 500SEL, it was love at … Continue reading