My lost rib

Why am I always single while my friends are getting married and getting babies? Is the male female ratio playing games on me? Did the wife material finish before the tailor made me that maroon suit…

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Fall in Love with These Classic Toyota Cars

Japanese used cars..

If you’re a nostalgic like I am, you will easily fall head over heels in love with these classic Toyota models from Japan. The vintage vibe gives off a romantic feel and authentic feel to vehicles, and of you see one on the road today that’s in near-mint condition, you would doubtless be entranced. There is really something unique about old cars, especially these ones!

Publica Convertible – Originally designed as a concept car for Japanese families, it was eventually developed into a luxurious car complete with reclining seats and a heater. There was also a two-door coupe version, but the convertible was definitely the crowd favorite.
SR5 Pickup – It may be a small truck compared to other vintage Toyota pickups, but it was sturdy and it is perhaps one of the most popular because of its appearance in the 80’s movie Back to the Future. Move over, DeLorean!

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1967 Ghia 450 SS

Known more for their role in lending a design edge to some Fords and Volkswagens over the years, Ghia developed a few of their own cars years ago, albeit in small numbers. The 450SS was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro during his stint at the design firm.

Unveiled at the 1966 Turin International Auto Show, it was produced through 1967, with a limited number of 52 being built by hand. These cars were built on a Plymouth Barracuda chassis and were powered by Chrysler’s 273 V8 mated to a 3-speed Torqueflite transmission. Rarer than most Italian exotics, these Ghias are certainly attention getters and one of the most elegant looking roadsters of the period.

Year: 1967
Model: 450SS
Engine: 4.8 liter V8
Transmission: 3-speed automatic
Mileage: N/A
Price: Reserve auction

Carriage House Motor Cars is pleased to offer a very special and unusual 1967 Ghia 450 SS for bid. This car is 1 of 52 ever produced and one of less than half that number known to still exist.

It features it’s original 273 Formula S Plymouth Barracuda V8 and 3 Speed TorqueFlite Automatic Transmission. The vision of Hollywood producer Burt Sugarman, these cars were produced for only a couple of years (1966-67) and were sold for the staggering sum at that time of $13,000. Giorgetto Giugiaro designed the original concept known as the Ghia GT based on a Fiat 2100 chassis and proudly displayed the car at the 1966 Turin Automobile Show.

This example was the property of a prominent collector here in the New York Area and originally a rust free car from Southern California. Cosmetically superb with very nice paint and chrome, Borrani Wire Wheels that were just detailed and the optional factory hardtop.

The soft top is good condition and a very nice original leather interior. Mechanically the car is very nice with a smooth running original Barracuda drivetrain featuring the Formula S V8 and 3 Speed Torqueflite Automatic Transmission. This car is sold as is and for further information, please call Scott at 914-450-0568. Carriage House Motor Cars

for a child 4 days: hot saddles, hard pedals and sore bums

Waaah Jenno This Is An Epic Journey

my travel stories

They say pictures speak a thousand words, however i believe words paint out the pictures and give them life or even  giving the pictures the motion that is frozen in them. I have written many if not a few words that turned out to be a story or tales that many have gone through and saw life in the words then pictures got motion in them dragging someone into the past that they didn’t take part in. However, it becomes great if the story is written or has many characters in it not just the writer and the reader but a number of version of stories as by witnesses and told by many.

So this time round its one of an experience, record breaking (not world record but personal record) that i only thought to do it would be a dream thanks to the blindness of my comfort zone that…

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1969-1973 Maserati Ghibli SS Tipo

1969-1973 Maserati Ghibli SS Tipo AM115/49
Number Produced 1170 (total Ghibli & Ghibli SS production)

The dry sump design had been devised in order to best accommodate the low bonnet line of Giugiaro’s sleek coupé, and was later used for the very same reason on the Khamsin. Horsepower was up to 335 which guaranteed a top speed of 280 kph (175 mph). This turned the Ghibli SS into the fastest Maserati road car in production. Prodigious braking performance came from the to twin-servo assisted ventilated discs with three pistons per calliper.

The equipment level was worthy of such a thoroughbred GT with adjustable steering column, anti-theft steering lock, leather upholstery, tinted & electric windows, reclining seats with head rests, heated rear windscreen, dashboard clock and even air conditioning were all came as standard

Dry weight 3,640 lbs (1,660 kg)
Top speed 285 Km/h (177 mph)
Bodywork 2-door, 2+2 coupé
Engine 90° V8, light alloy casting with pressed-in cylinder liners in special cast iron
Bore and stroke 3.7×3.5 inches (93.9×89 mm)
Total displacement 4,930 cc
Maximum power 335 bhp at 5,500 rpm
Maximum torque 49 Kgm (355.5 lbs/ft) at 4,000 rpm

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My Friend Nick Is Always Thoughfull

Muthumbi Nick

12th December 2015, Kenya marks its 52nd year as an independent country. Though we have our own share of trouble there’s much to smile about.

I love my motherland.

Tell me, where do you find blind beggars rejecting fake notes? Kenya.
Where do you find cripples running after street urchins who steal their coins? Yep! You are right. Kenya.

To be honest, it would suck living in a country with no fake men of the robe. The occasional false prophet saga puts a permanent signature to our comic motherland.
Go to Paris, mention “Mbegu” and watch everyone get amused. “You’re from Kenia. Right?” they’ll ask, yet they already know the answer.

It is only in Kenya where you ask a stupid question and the answers you’ll get will make you stitch up your mouth every time you leave the house.

And the Kenyan touts will leave you in stitches…

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