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* Last weekend, Truck Norris made the rounds. We spoke with derf, the owner of the pickup, this past week and found out that the 1986 J-10 behind the phenomenon ain’t frontin’ – it really is a B.A. truck. Bonus, derf also put together this handy dandy gear ratio calculator.
* Also on the topic of B.A.ness, Keyblazer over on Expedition Portal recently (okay, last year) picked up this incredible 1977 Dodge van, converted to four-wheel-drive, extended a few extra feet and given a third axle. Where’s the “I could totally live in that thing” guy when you need him? (via)
* Shelsley Walsh in Worcestershire is billed as “the oldest operational motorsport venue in the world,” and has thus seen quite a bit of awesome machinery over the years. Flickr user Shelsley Special has an extensive gallery of some of that machinery.
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* The Duke University Digital Library, as it turns out, has quite the collection of vintage television advertisements, which all (or at least partly) seem to come from the archives of the D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles advertising agency, which at points in time held advertising accounts with AMC, Studebaker, GM and Volkswagen.
* Finally, oilstick.com has a tidy little collection of vintage drag and organized street race photos from the Santa Maria area.