Category Archives: Car Movies

Summer and a Movie on Cape Cod

Adam Sandler is spending his summer on Cape Cod this year, but its not a vacation.  The movie “I Hate You, Dad” has been in production for most of the summer.  Film crews have been all over the Cape filming … Continue reading

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Senna – a film documentary you do not want to miss

Senna is arguably the greatest Formula One driver ever and he achieved that status in one of the sweet spots in F1 racing.  Now has come an excellent documentary of his racing life that you will not want to miss.

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The Missing Bullitt Charger – Going to paint

I just heard from Arnold and he also sent three photos of the car.  In just a short while it will be going to paint and then the fun really begins.  All the wiring will need to be done, the … Continue reading

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Forty Years Ago – the Cannonball

Forty years ago the US was deep into the Vietnam conflict with a great deal of protest from the public.  The Woodstock music festival and the Kent State massacre were behind us and Watergate and a federal mandated 55 mph … Continue reading

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New York to Paris 1908 – Once Again in 2011

In 1908 Teddy Roosevelt was president, the Olympic Games would be held in London, and in October the Cubs would win the Baseball World Series.  But in February a crowd of 250,000 people stood in the chilly weather to watch … Continue reading

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The Bullitt Mustang – another upgrade

Over this past weekend I was able to do some more work on one of my favorite project cars, the 2009 Bullitt Mustang. In the last write-up on this car we executed a large suspension transformation that resulted in a … Continue reading

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The Missing Bullitt Charger – it is getting closer

Arnold has been making great progress and has released these photos.   The wiring is in along with the brake system.  New tires are on as well as the famous wheel covers.  There are a few more details and then the … Continue reading

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The Missing Bullitt Charger – progress continues

The engine is in and running!  The brakes are nearly complete so next comes one of the labor intensive parts – block sanding in preparation for paint.  It will likely take a month of hard work to prep the body … Continue reading

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The Missing Bullitt Charger – it’s a lot of work

Arnold continues to make progress.  These are the area of restoration that can make the process seem like it will never end, but it won’t be long before this Charger will be ready for the wiring and interior pieces.  

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The Missing Bullitt Charger – it is getting closer

Arnold Welch has been hard at work restoring the original Dodge Charger that was used in the movie Bullitt. He has installed the motor, transmission, and shifter; and has gotten the trunk just about complete. The exhaust system should be … Continue reading

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