The Camry may be one of the most utilitarian cars around, but as today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe pickup proves, it could always work a little harder. Let’s see if this custom car-truck’s price works for you. Close by no cigar is a phrase not bandied around all that much anymore. I attribute its diminished popularity to decades of effective government anti-smoking campaigns, collateral damage if you will. Maybe in the future people will say, close but no Juul. That’s all too bad, because the vote on yesterday’s 1987 Audi 5000 CS Quattro Turbo Avant came in at a remarkably tight 50.53-percent Crack Pipe loss. That means that its $4,500 price was close but nobody’s getting a stogie on this side of the fence. Speaking of fences and old school apothegms, you’re no doubt familiar with the phrase, the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. It means that people are oftentimes envious of what others have, in indifference to the attributes they themselves might possess. The builder of today’s custom 1991 Toyota Camry pickup obviously suffers no such foible as he has followed another maxim which is to make do with what you have. What we have here is a Camry which, based on its tail-lamps, seems to have started life as a sedan. At some point in time, the current owner decided that wasn’t cutting it, so he cut the whole backend off, right above the waist. As part of its pickup-ification, the… [Read full story]
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