Yesterday was the first time I’ve done Doordash in a few days but it turned out to be a fairly profitable night. The only problem is that it could have been much more profitable. I burned over 30 minutes before finally deciding that the restaurant I was supposed to pick up from was just plain incompetent.
First, let’s start off with this interestingly modified Nissan GTR.
Not really my style but I found it bemusing. Clearly professionally put together and the wheels aren’t absurdly large, so it was at least in semi good taste. Hard to see in this photo but it has one big and sharp wang.
Moving to the front, I can see in these pictures something I didn’t notice at the time. The front carbon fiber splitter has been crudely repaired with duct tape.
You can see where the front fender panel gap is covered by white tape holding the front clip on. This car is, at the very least, fully enjoyed by its owner. I hope this thing gets lots of track time. It also had a passenger racing seat but a stock drivers. Perhaps he only puts it in for track days.
That is one angular rear end. I like the funny shapes the shadows made.
Gulf livery inspired ND Miata is perfect. Although it reminded me that Mazda is currently calling it the MX-5, which I dislike.
6 speed non S Clubman is to die for in this color.
Just some old timers hanging out in front of a car repair shop.
I got an order from a restaurant that I was sure would take a long time to be ready so I poked around outside for a while. This Caddy was pretty rough all around but that’s not what is interesting about it.
Yes, a landau roof made from imitation alligator skin misaligned as to be not facing directly upwards. It didn’t stop there. The interior, or what was left of it, was trimmed in the same material.
At least the exterior was pretty solid, a rarity for these cars. Those vertical trim pieces were easily damaged and these cars have been practically worthless for a long time.
But what’s that behind it?
A much rougher luxo barge. I can’t quite place the model but it’s a Buick.
Probably an older respray and otherwise original. Pretty rough around the edges though. Amazing how such a massive vehicle can have so little usable room.
Yes, definitely a rough edge or two. I’ll bet the parts needed to fix this rear end are pretty hard to come by.
Surprisingly intact but utterly filthy interior. They don’t do opulence like this anymore and for good reason. Amazing how such a massive vehicle can have so little usable space.
Oh yeah, and the restaurant had utterly abysmal social distancing.
I crammed myself into a corner and waited. And waited. And waited. And spoke with many waitresses. And waited some more. I finally just cancelled the order after they told me it would be another 10 minutes after 30 minutes of them saying the same thing. It’s never too late to take an L but I should have taken it sooner.
I’ve got a ton of data on my earnings I’ve recorded but I haven’t had the time to do a proper Doordash review.
Let’s end with this lovely sunset over a poorly parked abandoned Suburban with four flat tires. I question the placement of that speed bump.