My Car Quest

February 23, 2024

Why Didn’t the Sliding Doors of the Kaiser Darrin Catch On?

From the Wayback Machine all the way to December 2012. This is an interesting subject about a timeless, unique American car. Mike Gulett, Editor by Mike Gulett - Kaiser Motors was formed in 1945 as Kaiser-Frazer. They changed the … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 2

As promised here is Part Two from the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014. Part One was posted yesterday and is available at this link. Mike Gulett, Editor by Raffi Minasian The Los Angeles Auto Expo in 1982 We proposed to … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 1

Reaching deep into the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014, I found this fascinating story about a man that really did design and build his own car. I know many car lovers have this dream but so few actually do it. The Comments are worth … [Read more...]

Beautiful Women in Car Advertisements

by Mike Gulett - Advertisers have used beautiful women to sell just about everything since the beginning of advertising, well actually since before advertising. And it still works today. This is true even if the buyer is a women but it works … [Read more...]

Was the Glasspar G2 the First Fiberglass Sports Car?

by Mike Gulett - At one time I thought that the Kaiser Darrin was the first fiberglass production sports car. My first thought is that I could not have been wrong but then I realized that I have been wrong plenty of times before. So, I did … [Read more...]

Kit Car Super Car – The Sterling

by Mike Gulett - In the 1950s the invention of fiberglass allowed this new light weight, low cost material to be used for car bodies. This combined with the success of the Volkswagen Beetle over the next couple of decades and we see the growth of … [Read more...]