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Thousand-Dollar Rad Coupe Challenge: 944 vs 300ZX Thousand-Dollar Rad Coupe Challenge: 944 vs 300ZX

These old-yet-rad cars are priced at a grand each. Which would you take to RadWood 2019?

Radwood: Scale RC Style Radwood: Scale RC Style

Found this mixed in with the plebian toys at my Goodwill yesterday. So hell yes I bought it.

My Honda Prelute Brought Home a Sofa and Ottoman My Honda Prelute Brought Home a Sofa and Ottoman

In case anyone ever doubted the Prelute was really a truck.

 100 Fastest Cars of 1984: Introduction.  100 Fastest Cars of 1984: Introduction.

With the advent of events like Radwood, it’s about time we turned our attention to the last stand of the old world automobile. Most carmakers had finally recovered from the fuel crises of decade prior; with fuel injection and turbocharging soon to become a mainstay of automotive technology.

Did You Know Radwood Has a YouTube Channel? Did You Know Radwood Has a YouTube Channel?

And there’s some noteworthy Oppo-ness goings on around the 6:16 mark?

MIATA

Oppo after having been a passenger in a handful of Miatas I finally got to drive one. But not just any Miata, but a nicely track prepped on and I borrowed drove it for 7.5 hours to and from Radwood yesterday.

...Speaking of Miatas, I would rock these all the way to Radwood! ...Speaking of Miatas, I would rock these all the way to Radwood!

Rays-Mazdaspeed MS-03 wheels. SPLIT-THREE-SPOKE WHEELS. I would totally buy these if it weren’t for the fact shipping alone adds 60% to the buying price. Shipping is $400 and the wheels alone are $683 according to eBay.

My Honda Prelute Is The Smashing Pumpkin - RADwood Edition My Honda Prelute Is The Smashing Pumpkin - RADwood Edition

If a Honda Prelude is too impractical and a half-ton truck too bulky, what’s a guy to do? I present: the Honda Prelute.

Who is going to Radwood in South SF? Who is going to Radwood in South SF?

Can we get a roll call?! I’ve got my OneStep 2 Instant Camera ready to go.

Super-expensive Radwood idea Super-expensive Radwood idea

Vintage semi truck pulling a lighted car trailer with Plexiglas windows carrying Radwood-eligible rides.

Wedge Wednesday!  Wedge Wednesday! 

We need more wedge car posts on Oppo, as you can never have too many wedges. I’m making the tag “Wedge Wednesday” for this. Honestly just use it any day of the week, wedges can be 24/7. Enjoy the wedge-itude responsibly :D

Anybody see the new Childish Gambino video? There’s a smorgasbord of clean Radwood-era cars.

LaLD Podcast Episode 10: And Tubbed - Radwood Edition LaLD Podcast Episode 10: And Tubbed - Radwood Edition

This is Dan, I’ve been out of town on business, so I fell behind and I’ve now published “And Tubbed” featuring Bradley Brownell from Cammed and Tubbed, as well as Jalopnik.

My Version of Radwood My Version of Radwood

I graduated from high school in 1984. I lived through the Radwood era, defined now as being from the 80s to the 90s. My version was loosely based on Alex P. Keaton. Think preppy. Very preppy. No tacky weird colored sweaters. Cashmere, wool, suits, double-breasted, wool. Fine wool. Leather shoes reminiscent of My Three…

LaLD Podcast Recording soon!!  LaLD Podcast Recording soon!! 

We’ll be recording at 5:00 PM Eastern with Bradley Brownell, Weekend Editor of Jalopnik, Co-Founder of Radwood, and Co-Host of the Cammed and Tubbed Podcast. The focus of the episode will be on 80's and 90's cars in the Diecast World.

Hello Road goes to Radwood Hello Road goes to Radwood

The radwood shows feel like they should have been a thing for at least for 10 years now, I’m happy they exist.

Radwood 3 at Hooptiecon - Photo Dump Radwood 3 at Hooptiecon - Photo Dump

The center of the automotive universe shifted this weekend to Sonoma Raceway, where we had, concurrently, Radwood 3, LeMons and Billetwood. It was a glorious weekend for the many Jalops. I participated in Radwood, with my new cool ride. You will likely guess which one is mine.

Who's going to Radwood 3? (And HooptieCon/Lemons) @ Sonoma Raceway this Sat March 24th? Who's going to Radwood 3? (And HooptieCon/Lemons) @ Sonoma Raceway this Sat March 24th?

So Oppos, use this post to track who may be coming to Radwood 3 and HooptieCon/Lemons this upcoming weekend. I’ll be there, with a proper mid-90s vehicle to show off and wearing my dorkiest 90's vintage clothing. Are you bringing yourself? A car? A drone? whatever? Let your upcoming presence be known.

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