Tag Archives: Street Van
Big Milestone… Big Van!
If I may be self-indulgent for a moment, I must admit I didn’t think I’d see the day that my little website, solely maintained and updated by myself, would ever see the magic number of a quarter million hits. To be honest, I’m very humbled and, of course, very, very pleased. As it became apparent […]
So Close, and Yet so Far (Out)…
The ’70s were a dark time for automobile lovers, what with gas crises and the neutering of all motoring fun. However, there was one segment of the automotive hobby that refused to give in to the doom and gloom – Vanners! Vanners and Vannin’ kept the good times rolling, literally, throughout the Automotive Dark Ages. […]
Optically Loud and Vanningly Proud
Well, after a lot of hard work, the old 1/25 MPC Gold Rush show van is done! This is one of MPC’s wilder customs when it comes to vans, and it’s an IMSA-flarin, whale-tailin’ good time! As expected, it wasn’t the easiest kit, even in final assembly, but it’s worth every swear word and and […]
The Van that goes up to 11!
We all know that Street Vans have pretty much unlimited potential, and MPC set out to prove it with several of their releases. One of the lesser known of these seems to be one of the wildest: Gold Rush! This extreme Show Rod Van is a testament to a time when there was no such […]
Back in Black!
Recently, we’ve seen a number of old, valuable and hard-to-find kits being reissued. It’s a golden age again, and Round 2 is leading the charge! Suprisingly, they’ve taken to reissuing a number of the larger, 1/20 kits as well. Surely, the king of this proverbial hill is none other than 1/20 Econoline-based HighJacker, a crazy, […]
New Street Van on the Scene!
Man, do you remember Street Vans, and the Vannin’ craze of the 1970’s? Flash back with the Sundance Express! Check it out in the Street Van section of the Cars page! Bring your own Doritos and Twinkies, though.