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I do a lot of biking and driving around in my area of Chicago. I ought to bike with my regular camera instead of my crappy cell phone.

Anyway, here's some I snapped in the past month alone:

1st Gen Ford Falcon:


BMW 2002 in Inca Orange. No interior except for driver's seat and wheel:


Karmann Ghia, and it's the 3rd DD Karman Ghia I've seen in my area...


Rabbit Caddy


MK1 Scirocco parked in a not-so-savory part of the 'hood...


Pristine Citation


De regur


Bug


Another bug; in a better area:
 

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I do a lot of biking and driving around in my area of Chicago. I ought to bike with my regular camera instead of my crappy cell phone.

Anyway, here's some I snapped in the past month alone:

1st Gen Ford Falcon:
This car's parked near Logan/Palmer Square on Sacramento... I drive past it every day and actually think to myself "I want to save this car from that stupid fkn hipster."
 

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This car's parked near Logan/Palmer Square on Sacramento... I drive past it every day and actually think to myself "I want to save this car from that stupid fkn hipster."
Yes it is.

There's a few more American cars from the '60's used as DDs in Rogers Park. I feel the same when I pass them on Kennmore and Winthrop avenues...
 

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To the following two users (Maggiolone & Kid Hobo) plus any other one who share the Sacramento Blvd, I am sorry if i ever tossed my car at you, driving like a nut bag etc etc... It's a 1.8T nVaLse, can't help it. I'm sure plenty of Sacramento commuters hate me, i just want to get home.

But seriously, I see these cars EVERYDAY driving to & from. There's also a Red rag top bug for sale by Sacramento and Augusta. if any one is interested.
 

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you do not live in a hipster neighborhood, sir, you live next to the vwvortex.
 

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wouldn't that plant you firmly in hipster status yourself?
I'd need either a enormously expensive professional digital camera, or an enormous analog film camera to attain hipster status.

Most of them in the area do ride fixies, but there's a lot of hipster motorists, too. Most park on the street in front of their $800-per-month studio apartments.

I wasn't able to get a shot last night of a bearded hipster driving a early-60's, ratty Dodge pickup in the same area.
 

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I live next to a large hipster neighborhood and they don't have cars. Just fixies, maybe a motorcycle from the 70s and bus tokens.
 

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Have you seen a old green rust bucket beater running around our area too? cant remember model/make of said car. The kid takes that car to my local mechanic and I swear to god that if he hits a pot hole just hard enough the whole green car will collapse into itself.

Last year I had my car at the mechanic one time and that green one was there, hood open. I was checking it out but there was SOO much rust i could put my hand in between the front panels and car body. everything is barely holding together. rear end is so saggy. Kinda of scary actually.
 

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so DD an aircooled vw and doing my own wrenching makes me a hipster? :what:
yeah, trying to determine from the pictures which of the cars are ironic enough to be considered hipster cars, or determining how driving said car (like a classic Scirocco) makes one a hipster.
 

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yeah, trying to determine from the pictures which of the cars are ironic enough to be considered hipster cars, or determining how driving said car (like a classic Scirocco) makes one a hipster.
These cars are all in a "hipster" zone of my city; very high chance you won't see them most anywhere else (especially in the Midwest) parked on the street day and night, in Midwestern winters, in summer flooding, 24/7.

The area has almost no single-family homes, almost no garage parking behind the two-flats, high rents, higher crime rates than other areas, and tight, hard-to-find parking spaces. Don't forget horrible traffic congestion and a lot of auto thefts.

Your average DIY auto enthusiasts wouldn't chose to live in Logan Square/Avondale.
 

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To the following two users (Maggiolone & Kid Hobo) plus any other one who share the Sacramento Blvd, I am sorry if i ever tossed my car at you, driving like a nut bag etc etc... It's a 1.8T nVaLse, can't help it. I'm sure plenty of Sacramento commuters hate me, i just want to get home.
Puh-Leeze... Sac is my 4 mile long drag strip. Go to work, go home... fast.
 
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