Monday, February 02, 2009

The Gran, the bad and the studly

After talking to my folks about how much Kara and I enjoyed Gran Torino, Mom sent me this picture of Dad from back in the day, when he had a Gran Torino of his own:

How could a man like that not have a complete badass for a son? We're still trying to figure it out.

Anyway, Clint didn't like Dad messing with his wheels.


  1. "Let me tell you what Melba Toast is packin' right here, all right? We got 4:11 Positrac outback, 750 double pumper, Edelbrock intake, bored over 30, 11 to 1 pop-up pistons, turbo-jet 390 horsepower. We're talkin' some f___in' muscle."

  2. Chuck -- That is some excellent movie quoting right there. I'm going to call my car Melba Toast from here on out.

    In case anyone cares enough to see the scene in question: