Thursday, June 5, 2014

DT Introduces Reader Rides

One common suggestion from DT's regular readers/commenters/stalkers is that we should post up some Reader Rides (Wreader Wrecks?...Whips & Wrecks?..Not For Sale?...still working on a catchy title -- ideas?). Not necessarily cars for sale, just cars that you own (or have owned) and would be of interest to our readers.  To make that happen, we are gonna need some cooperation from you folks on the other side of these electrons.  If you want your ride featured on Daily Turismo, just send us a few hi-res photos (or links) and a few words about the car.

Does the car have to be a perfect?  No.  In fact, the crazier the stories about the car, the better.  You can just free form your words, or follow this questionaire.

Year / Make / Model / Trim ?
How long have you owned it?
Why did you buy it?
What do you use it for (commute, fun, racing...etc)?
Is it stock or modified? If modified, please list some modifications.
What was the most memorable day in your car (proposed to wife, 3rd child born in back seat...etc)?
What was the most catastrophic failure of parts/components?
What makes you want to keep owning this car?
Will you ever sell it?

Send your submissions to
Suggestions below.


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  2. Couple name ideas...

    Blow Your Cover - Got a carefully protected pseudonym? Want to show off your one-of-a-kind Mach 5 Starion on a public website? These things are incompatible.

    CFOK - You're gonna have to serve somebody. How did you get the CFO to let you buy that El Caminoized Saab Sonett? Promise to be the guy who ferries the citronella tiki lanterns to the solstice campout?

    Maximum Overshare - Weird little personal details. Camped out in your trunk, did you? Substituted what for coolant? She took off? Over that? Dude. Nice car though.

  3. Viewer Voiture? Adds that element of Je ne sais quoi, as in "What was I thinking. . ?

  4. Alternative Author's Auto And Assorted Automotive Affectations Accompanying Associated Allegorical Artwork. And Also Alliteration!

  5. I always wanted this to be a prerequisite for posting on the "other" used car site.
    I can only imagine what some of the nitpicky yentas drive. Tear apart someones Pantera build but hops in a Nissan Cube

    I have a feeling there are some pretty cool cars from the owners on DT

  6. Now I wish I would have kept some photos of some of my past rides. I don't think my DD 08 Pontiac g5 would make the grade. If I can find some pics I'll share my 95 854 with y'all.


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