A Day @ The Shop… Cool Cars a Cometh @picturecarwarehouse #moviecars @thebigphotoshow #Hollywood

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A lot going on right now at PICTURE CAR WAREHOUSE. Full restorations, movie builds (Which I can’t show here), Personal Celebrity Cars and more. Some going to set, some coming back and some going to The Big Photo Show this May. Photos should be going up on their site shorty. Next week, I’ll be shooting a 5MINUTE DRIVE episode in the 2014 Challenger SRT with Dukes of Hazzard creator Gy Waldron. That should be fun.

But here’s a few rides sitting at the shop in various stages, waiting for a wash to look pretty. Plus, some close-ups of DREDD’S LAWMASTER.

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WATCH! 6TH ANNUAL GALPIN CAR SHOW GOES OFF!! – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 686

6TH ANNUAL GALPIN CAR SHOW GOES OFF!! – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 686 – Fireball and Ken grab the WIKD 356 and head to a VIP Experience at the 6th Annual Galpin Car Show in Chatsworth. Crazy-Ass cars, cool peeps and some tasty morsels. Then, back to the pad for some Inspiration!

GALPIN AUTO SPORTS (or GAS) is an American automobile dealership and automobile repair shop located in Van Nuys which specializes in customizing and remodeling vehicles specifically for their drivers. They also provide spare parts.

The shop was founded in 1946 by Frank Galpin and later purchased by Bert Boeckmann.

Galpin Auto Sports is the car garage featured on MTV’s #PimpMyRide hosted by Xzibit.

The show was moved from West Coast Customs to GAS in the 5th and 6th season.

They also own a second-hand car shop.

On site at the main garage is an extensive array of customized cars which can be bought direct from the garage.

GAS’s work can also be seen on the new television show Knight Rider.

They were asked to create the star of the show, a new version of the 2008 Ford Mustang called the GT500KR. “GAS had one week to create the new KITT, and they pulled out all the stops.

Six people worked full time to create the Mustang that would be sent over to Picture Car Warehouse as the father of all the KITT derivatives and stunt cars.”

“Galpinized” custom-designed vehicles have won national attention and awards.

Galpin Motors is the number one volume Ford dealership in the world, and “the top California car dealer(s) with more than $700 million in annual sales,” including well-known auto brands such as Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, Jaguar, Volvo, Aston Martin, Lotus, Honda, Subaru, Kia and Volkswagen.

Fireball PROJECT CAR GALLERY…

Hiring Fireball to DESIGN YOUR NEXT RIDE means the BEST in the BUSINESS. Fireball Tim has designed vehicles for 400 films and over 1K Commercials, plus many SEMA CARS. Reach out for a quote on your next CONCEPT @askfireball@fireballtim.com. Below are some you may recognize. Clients here include ATI, ACTOR BEN AFFLECK, AUTOTRADER, 3M, MEGUIARS, CINEMA VEHICLE SERVICES, PICTURE CAR WAREHOUSE and many Sponsors.

HOLLYWOOD CARS

PROJECT CARS

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Fireball’s HOLLYWOOD CAR DESIGN GALLERIES

Having designed vehicles for over 400 films and Commercials, Fireball has also done many SEMA PROJECT CARS.

Below are some projects you may recognize. Clients include WARNER BROS, PARAMOUNT, UNIVERSAL, SONY, LUCASFILM, LIONSGATE, MONSTER GARAGE, SPEED CHANNEL, DISCOVERY, THE LEARNING CHANNEL, THE SUPER BOWL, DISNEY STUDIOS, DISNEYLAND, WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING, RICHARD DONNER, JAMES CAMERON, ZUCKER BROS and many more. Click the LINKS below for the Galleries.

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PROJECT VEHICLE Clients here include ATI, ACTOR BEN AFFLECK, AUTOTRADER, 3M, MEGUIARS, CINEMA VEHICLE SERVICES, PICTURE CAR WAREHOUSE.

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Secret Car Projects Revealed – FIREBALL MALIBU VLOG 184

Today’s Episode : Fireball heads to PICTURE CAR WAREHOUSE and reveals what’s coming for 2016… kind of. Then, gets a Tentacle update from exhausted Kathie.

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Fireball interview on POPLULAR TECHNOLOGY RADIO… @poptechradio #radio #interview #googleglass @carconcerns @radiodisney

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Great interview with my good friend Mike Kahn from POPULAR TECHNOLOGY RADIO (starts @ 18:50). We talk all things car coolness from Picture Car Warehouse including the MINI I did for Speed’s “Street Tuner Challenge.” Pretty fun. Check it out…

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THE BIG PHOTO SHOW Press Release… @thebigphotoshow #photography #pictures #photo #photographyseminar

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It’s official, baby…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

JACKSON, Mich. – PMA announces Hollywood legend and TV personality/producer Fireball Tim Lawrence and his stable of Hollywood cars will return to The Big Photo Show, May 17-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Big Photo Show is for photo enthusiasts, advanced amateur photographers, pros, and everyone who loves taking pictures.

Sponsored by Sony, several famous vehicles will be featured in Fireball Tim’s Hollywood Car Showcase, provided by LA’s premiere build house, Picture Car Warehouse. Fireball Tim has designed some of the most recognizable vehicles in the world, creating cars and motorcycles for companies like Disneyland and Universal Studios. You have seen his vehicles in Avengers, Priest, Knight Rider, Batman, Son of the Mask, Pitch Black, Jurassic Park, X-Men, Gone in 60 Seconds and more than 400 other movies and TV programs.

“I’m really excited to be back for this year’s Big Photo Show, which is going to be even bigger and better than last year. It’ll be awesome — I’ll have all new movie cars for photo buffs to snap, and I will be teaching a Car Photography Seminar each day of The Big Photo Show at 11:30 a.m. We’ll be shooting some really cool movie cars and movie bikes, learning angles and space division. Plus, I will share ideas on how to enhance your shots with Photoshop, Instagram and all online networks – and take SuperSelfies!” Fireball said.“I’m eager to spend two days in the coolest photography convention ever, because this year the technology and tools are even better.”

Among the “star” vehicles Fireball Tim will be bringing to The Big Photo Show are the “General Lee” from “Dukes of Hazzard,” the Camaro from the new movie “22 Jump Street,” the motorcycles from the movie “Priest,” the Continental from the Justin Timberlake film “In Time,” and the new 2015 Cadillac Escalade that will soon be featured on Fireball Tim’s show, “5Minute Drive.”

Fireball Tim has appeared on the Speed Channel, TLC, Discovery and The Auto Channel. He is also author of the children’s book, “Fireball Tim’s Big Book of Wacky Rides,” and the forthcoming “Fireball Tim’s Big Book of Wacky States,” and will be signing books at The Big Photo Show.

All of this, and so much more, will be happening at the Los Angeles Convention Center May 17-18. Register for The Big Photo Show, and learn what else you can do at this exciting photography event, at www.thebigphotoshow.com.

 

Here comes THE BIG PHOTO SHOW @LAConventionCenter @TheBigPhotoShow #photography #seminar @PopTechRadio @PCWCARS #camera

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So excited about this year’s BIG PHOTO SHOW at the LA Convention Center next month as they’ve asked me to bring in some crazy cool new MOVIE CARS courtesy of the shop, PICTURE CAR WAREHOUSE. What will they be? Well, hit the jump to their BIG PHOTO website from the link and check out all the great things that are happening. If you’re into photography then this is the greatest show on the globe! I’ll be giving 2 Car Photography Seminars as well as hanging out with my good friend Mike Kahn from Popular Technology Radio!

Hope to see you there!!

It’s VERY small world… @PCWCARS #fordclassic #ford #fastandfurious

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There I was, sitting up in Arrowhead and having pizza with Fireball Pop and the Bride when dad says, “Hey, did you know that your Grandmother had a brother named Max?” And I’m like… what? This was like the last time when Pop said… “Hey, did you know I did a movie with Robby The Robot?” And even then, I was like… WHAT??

So, it turns out that not only did my Grandmother have a brother, but he had a son. Yea, I like just find this out and I’m now 48. But, after Pop tells me that his name was John Feinblatt and he believed he worked as a Transportation Coordinator for Movies… I looked him up on IMDb. Sure enough, John appeared and has had a stellar career. Just having retired 3 years ago from working on films like FAST & FURIOUS (All of Them), STAR WARS and more, I called my buddy Ted Moser at PCW and he said “Sure, I know John! Here’s his number!” And again… I’m like… WHAT??!!

So… I get on the horn to John and say… “Hey, you’re my cousin… COUSIN!” And of course,… John’s like WHAT!!!!???

There it is. So, John sent me photos of his cool ride. This sweet flawless black Ford beauty… and we’ll be getting together soon for a car show. Yes, he’s a car guy.

It’s a very small world indeed. Don’t put off an open door. Go through, have faith and LIVE. It’s all good, baby.

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Walkin’ the shop… reveals MOVIE CAR mayhem… #moviecar #moviecars #carbuild #design #madmen

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I get out to the shop about once a week now and what’s good about that is that the cars change dramatically. The other day, some new ones that showed up were the cars from an AutoTrader shoot with new Dodge’s. But, if I haven’t posted it before, here’s a few including the classic Nascar, Ford Bronco from MAD MEN, Generals, MexiBUS, Ben Affleck’s 66′ Malibu SS that I did last year and the FAST & FURIOUS Charger. Monday I go in for a Radio interview, so I’ll take more…

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