Chuck and Kendra brought me the most amazing gift from the Pearce archives: A “Little Van Goes” van design kit. So amazing.
Now, as a youngster, I didn’t have one of these, but do remember playing with a friend’s kit. Their name escapes me, but, I can wager a solid bet on this fact: The night I spent the night at their house, well, at some point, I was forced to drink warm milk over dinner with their family. Gross.
It was my mom’s cooking or it was nothing. That one still rings true, you lactose-curdled shits.
Anyway, Chuck was generous enough to pass this treasure on to us, and, a couple kick-ass examples, still in pristine condition from his handiwork back in the early ’80s:
And of course, we had to climb under the hood and give one a shot, too:
And one more, uh, “concept car” with the current energy crisis in mind:
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“Contour, I knew you were the one for me.”
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