Junkyard Find: 1996 BMW 318ti California Edition

The most affordable BMW in the United States, during the middle years of the E36 platform, was the 318ti. A four-cylinder hatchback, it sold for about two-thirds the price of a six-cylinder 328 sedan or coupe. In 1996, buyers could get a version with a…

24 Hours of Lemons Colorado: Winners, Strange Engine Swaps, and More

We held the ninth annual B.F.E. GP 24 Hours of Lemons at Colorado’s High Plains Raceway last weekend, and we saw perhaps the largest proportion of weird and interesting cars— the sort that please the wise and fair judges of the Lemons Supreme Court— of any race in series history. Goofy engine swaps, edge-case examples […]

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Junkyard Find: 1998 Eagle Talon

While assembling my website pages with links to every Eagle and Mitsubishi car I have ever photographed in wrecking yards, I learned something troubling: I had never shot an Eagle Talon. Sure, there was this Plymouth Laser Turbo and this much never Mit…

Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: Dirty Duck Racing 1983 VW GTI

Our kind of racing tends to be a bit tough on cars, so not many 24 Hours of Lemons teams have managed to get more than 30 races out of a single vehicle. The incredibly battered Eyesore Racing Frankenmiata is the king, having competed in 45 races since that first one in 2009. A few […]

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Hella Sweet Lemons Car of the Week: Dirty Duck Racing 1983 VW GTI

Our kind of racing tends to be a bit tough on cars, so not many 24 Hours of Lemons teams have managed to get more than 30 races out of a single vehicle. The incredibly battered Eyesore Racing Frankenmiata is the king, having competed in 45 races since that first one in 2009. A few […]

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