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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 22, 2013 at 08:59 PM
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I just spent over 2-hours to load what started as 90 photos of a recent show. I caught 7 or 8 that “failed” to load, and got them added to…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on April 14, 2013 at 03:25 PM
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tags: vintage pin up of the week, annette funicello, bikini beach, beach blanket bingo, muscle beach party, pajama party, fireball 500, thunder alley
I can’t write a better obituary than the one LOUD PEDAL already posted, but I did some digging and Annette was tied in to many of the “B” movies from…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on March 16, 2013 at 03:58 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, 55 pontiac, old car pin up, winter pin up,
I know much of the U.S. (northern hemisphere actually) is still cold and even covered in snow, but the first day of spring is next Wednesday, and the snow will…

Are we still broken?

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 17, 2013 at 04:57 PM
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Is it just me, or is the HUB still broken? Has anyone else been able to view “Recent Photos” back farther than 13 pages? How about “Proxy Errors” every time…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 16, 2013 at 02:02 PM
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tags: vintage pinup, pin up, marilyn monroe, cadillac pin up, marilyn cadillac, old car photo, president lincoln,
Our Pin Up this week is the Icon of all Pin Ups, Marilyn Monroe, in what I have always thought was a great photo, but just could not find a…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on January 27, 2013 at 10:56 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, snow bunnies, ski bunnies, old car and ski girls,
With much of the U.S. under a blanket of snow this week, I thought I’d better send a Saint Bernard with a casket of nog, but couldn’t put my hands…

Special Edition "Vintage Pin-up of the Week"

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on January 01, 2013 at 04:13 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, ann miller, new years pin up,
A Special Edition of the Vintage Pin up, to celebrate the New Year! This is Ann Miller, to help us make the move into a new and fresh year, with…

Last minute Shoppers!

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on December 22, 2012 at 01:24 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, christmas pin up,
What better way to wake up our senses than a Vintage pin-up! It’s time to crawl out from under that car and dust off the bondo dust. put on your…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on December 09, 2012 at 02:31 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, classy pin up, pin up, caribbean pin up,
There was a time when men and women wore nice clothes in public, regardless of there status in society. A man always wore a hat and jacket. Women wore gloves,…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on November 22, 2012 at 02:25 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, thanksgiving pin up,
A special edition for your holiday enjoyment, a Gal who ’s contributions to the event seem to just runnith over! But she had better watch out, an outfit like that…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on November 11, 2012 at 12:02 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, army pin up, jeep pin up, veterans pin up
As a tribute to those who have served this country, I dedicate this week’s Vintage Pin Up to you! I chose a form any red blooded Vet will recognize. She…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on October 27, 2012 at 12:51 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, witch pin up,
This little Witch has come to the end of the road, but her trusty broom will carry her the rest of the way… so be on the watch this week,…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on October 14, 2012 at 01:25 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, vintage pinup, studebaker pin up
So subtle the lines, so genital the curves, so interesting the transitions from the peaks to the valleys. Just enough ornamentation to catch your eye, but not seem … heavy.…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 22, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, pinup, old car pin up, 50s pin up, pontiac pin up, 57 pontiac, beach pin up
As Summer comes to a end, many of you will be making one final trip to the beach with your number one! Don’t forget to catch a couple pictures to…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 02, 2012 at 11:24 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, vintage pinup, 50s pin up, hot rod girl,
A final look at one of summers best attributes, your best girl, sitting pretty on your hood, lapping up those final rays of summer. Could it get any better??? Thanks…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on August 12, 2012 at 12:11 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, vintage pin up studebaker, studebaker girl,
To thank HoffVW’s for his recent visit to the Studebaker Museum, I thought I’d pull this one out. Some guys really knew they had it all, the new car with…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on August 03, 2012 at 11:52 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up pearls, olds pin up, hot rod girl, hot rod pin up,
Cause it’s August, Let’s feature a perfect pin up, sitting on an Pontiac convertible, I think… wear’n a simple SUN DRESS. We’ll call her Pearl, cause like this Lass, they’re…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 28, 2012 at 12:23 AM
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tags: vintage pinup, tbird pin up, vintage tbird,
OK, maybe I got it mixed up, but Ya gotta admit, this sweetness is worth just about whatever it takes! Thanks to CarkFred33 (Flickr) for the photo.

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 20, 2012 at 08:21 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, cadillac pin up, 57 caddy
I think I’ve died and gone to heaven! Can you imagine owning this car and having this Gal to slide in nice and tight, while you go cruising to let…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 04, 2012 at 05:56 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, pinup, rocket rider, patriotic pin up,
Happy 236-th birthday to the good old USA !

Caption This

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on April 19, 2012 at 03:31 PM
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tags: caption this, vintage pin up, beach bunny
I don’t know about you, but I really miss RAT NEST’s “caption this” contests, some days they were the best part of the day! When I came across this I…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on March 03, 2012 at 01:47 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, jeep, pin up jeep, vintage jeep
Our Vintage Vixen is looking to hitch a ride with some clean cut G. I. returning from the war. She’s hoping he has learned the skills to take this vehicle…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 24, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, old pin up, sailor pin up, pinup girl
Slide on in there sweetheart, and we’ll take a little cruise, maybe pick up some booze and later we’ll see if you’ve got anything to loose!

Service with a Smile

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 20, 2012 at 02:13 PM
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tags: drive in service, car hop, drive in
Remeber when…

Bonus Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on November 01, 2011 at 02:06 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, pinup, vampira, cadillac pinup, halloween pinup
This Spook is the original. She invented the genre of the late night Horror movie Hostess, where she cast her spell with an appeal we couldn’t resist. How well I…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on October 28, 2011 at 01:40 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, pinup, halloween pin up,
It’s been a while, but I thought we could all use a little “Pick-Me-Up”. A Halloween Pin-up to celebrate the date. This is one of my favorites, Dusty Anderson.

Vintage Pin-Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on April 15, 2011 at 03:49 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, elizabeth taylor
While not known as a Pin Up, Elizabeth Taylor was considered one of the great actresses of Hollywoods Golden Age. She passed away last month, March 23rd, 2011. She was…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on March 01, 2011 at 07:39 PM
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A special edition of my weekly entry, as a tribute to the passing of one of the greatest Pinups ever. Jane Russell passed away yesterday, February 28th, 2011 at home…

Remember When...

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on March 01, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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tags: vintage service stations, big fish,
A simpler time allowed Grandpa to take the kids fishing without spending $25.00 bucks in fees and licenses? And the guys at the old station would allow you the clean…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 25, 2011 at 07:39 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, 40 ford woody,
What with 6-inches of fresh snow here in the NW, my thoughts went wandering to what it would be like to have my Gal put on a Spring Dress, pack…

Vintage Service with a "Smile" Photo of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 25, 2011 at 03:48 PM
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tags: vintage service, pin up, vintage pin up, daddys caddy
The sales guy told Daddy he’d be happy to “check under my hood” any time, day or night! But Daddy said if he ever caught him with my hood up,…

Vintage Service with a "Smile" Photo of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 18, 2011 at 08:06 PM
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tags: gas pump girls, vintage victory girls, service with a smile
Inspired by a photo I saw earlier this week at LOUD PEDAL garage’s vintage service stations. Call them “Victory Girls” or what you like, they will mostly be war era…

Just added a "Vintage Service" Garage

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 15, 2011 at 12:12 PM
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tags: vintage service stations, gas stations, service stations, dinners, motels
I just added a garage of vintage service stations, dinners and motels. Many have a NW ties and I think they will be fresh to most of you! Others I…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on February 13, 2011 at 01:54 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, dry lakes racing
At the Lakes, it’s all about power verses the forces against going fast. One of the most important aspects is Aerodynamics. This helper is showing us how cutting clutter back…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on January 29, 2011 at 02:04 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, old photo
Our entry this week will be a contest, because this photo just begs to have a guessing game attached. This is a tribute of sorts…to another recently lost star of…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on December 23, 2010 at 07:21 PM
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This vintage Gal is known world wide as the # 1 Pin-up of all time! Her photo, posing aft side forward, was a highly coveted possession of many a lonesome…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on November 13, 2010 at 05:31 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, bullets, bombers
Hot Rodders world wide have grown to adore these classic shapes, as they were not only created to be aerodynamic, but were carefully crafted to create a pleasingly aesthetic addition…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on October 31, 2010 at 02:53 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, elizabeth montgomery, halloween witch, witch
Another 60’s TV icon, Elizabeth Montgomery. In this case we all get to play “Gladius Crabbitz” and peer through through the drapes to spy on this extra ordinary “Witch”. Happy…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on October 03, 2010 at 04:24 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, lana wood, bond girl, playboy
So which side are you on? “Too much Chrome” or “Too little Chrome”? Some will say that the addition of such a fine Chrome Hood Ornament as this can never…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 25, 2010 at 12:46 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, debra paget, 10 commandments,
Film star Debra Paget, dressed to the nines, and waiting on her guy! But where is he, still wrenching on his Merc? Maybe racing on the Dirt? Or looking for…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 18, 2010 at 10:55 AM
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tags: vintage pin up, midget racer, midget, trophy girl, pinup
While these little jewels are considered “Small” and some even refer to them as “Midgets”, anyone who has ever slide into the seat will tell you, “These little things are…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 11, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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Look out guys, this Gal is on a mission, she’s collecting glass bottles for the War Effort. You may want to empty the rest of those long necks, cause with…

Vintage Pin Up of the Week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on September 04, 2010 at 02:34 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, janis paige, buick pin up
This week’s post is Janis Paige, Actress, Singer and Comedian. A NW Gal (born and raised in Tacoma WA, 1922), she was discovered at “The Hollywood Canteen”, a studio sponsored…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on August 27, 2010 at 08:42 PM
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tags: vintage pinup, barbara eden
To celebrate her 76th birthday earlier this week, I’ve returned to one of my favorites, Barbara Eden. This shot from “Ride the Wild Surf” but did you know she was…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on August 20, 2010 at 08:43 PM
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tags: vintage pinup, induction system, sweater girl
Any car guy/gal knows that when it comes to racing, showing or just bench racing bragging rights, an interesting induction system is right up there on the list. Would you…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on August 06, 2010 at 09:20 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, nsra, trophy girl
This one is from the NHRA’s files but I don’t know if it was a race or a car show. Yes, the NHRA had car shows! By the wing seen…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 30, 2010 at 08:06 PM
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You know you really want to reply. Go ahead, but lets keep it clean.

Vintage Pinup Caption winner

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 24, 2010 at 01:18 AM
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Thanks to all you who left a comment, I had some kind of a mental/visual block and your comments really came through! The Lolly Pop for this one will have…

Vintage Pinup of the week

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 23, 2010 at 04:24 PM
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While one of my favorite vintage photos to date, this one brings my mind to a jaw dropping halt when it comes to writing a caption. Maybe one of you…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 15, 2010 at 09:02 PM
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Sticking with the Beach Movie theme again this week, but this time with a different twist… Who out there can name these two Beach Bunnies.

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on July 09, 2010 at 02:57 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, annette funicello, legs, vintage photo, hot rod, beach party, bikini beach
What does Frankie Avalon have in common with a “potato bug”? Dee Dee of course! I was flip’n through the channels late last night, after it had cooled off enough…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage on June 25, 2010 at 12:43 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, pin up, pinup, slingshot
Just imagine slipping in between those rails, wrapping your fingers around those grips and holding on for all you’re worth! 12-seconds of pure, unadulterated bliss, then pull the chute and…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on June 18, 2010 at 02:04 PM
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This Gal is obviously concerned about her statistics… as, it seems, are most of the rest of us!

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on June 11, 2010 at 04:04 PM
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tags: vintage pin up, hemi
Strap on your spurs girls, this horse(power) is bound to buck a little!

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on June 04, 2010 at 12:25 PM
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tags: vintage, pin up, old photo
Waiting right there on your fender, a vintage pin up welcomes you to start your weekend. Could it get any better? Dorthy may not be familiar to many of you,…

Vintage Pin up of the week.

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posted in: rocket ron's garage, news on May 28, 2010 at 01:42 PM
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What a great way to start the long weekend. A touch of nostalgia that feeds the brain! .... OK, OK, maybe it wasn’t the brain, but it did get some…

Wild GT photo 2

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posted in: rocket ron's garage on March 10, 2010 at 10:41 AM
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I just added another photo taken at the Cal Expo Street Machine show in 1986. This show was the replacement for the Car Craft Street Machine Nationals WEST, held in…

Wild-GT

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posted in: rocket ron's garage on March 07, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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Just added a gallery of my vega, though the photos will all be scanned, so they may view a bit grainy.