Fast Forward/Fastback: Trepanier – eBay Motors project car

The Trepanier built, eBay Motors sponsored Ford Mustang project produced a very cool car. What is very interesting about his project is that all parts, including the original car, were purchased through eBay. The networks of enthusiasm that produce and maintain what I call the ‘trading-post economy’ of modified-car culture were explicitly incorporated into eBay’s […]

Waste organised by exhibitionists, for the sake of sensation

In the first issue of Street Machine magazine (Aug/Sept 1981) they published some comments from a French reporter who covered the event of France’s first ever drag race. I quote from the Street Machine article: We were going to print the story in toto, but after re-reading it a few time we decided it should […]