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Radio host R Dub cruises in style in topless Cutlass

Owner: Randy "R Dub" Williams, host of "R Dub's Naybahood" on Hot 98.3, a local hip-hop and R&B station.

Age: 29.

Ride: The first car Williams owned was this 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme, which he bought in 1992 when he was 15. "I love it for what it could be," he said. It took $2,000 of work right away to get started.

Nickname: "The Dub-mobile"

Engine: Stock V6

Favorite story: Amphitheater High School grad Williams said he used to love cruising South Sixth Avenue on Saturday nights when he was a teenager, in bumper-to-bumper traffic until 3 a.m. He'd spend all afternoon cleaning his car just to get it in prime cruising condition.

The word: "I am proud to say I still own my first vehicle," said Williams, whose father always regretted selling his first car. "I want to be the 90-year-old, gray-haired guy cruising down the street in this lowrider," he said.

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Experience: You wonder when Xzibit is going to jump out from behind the car in Williams' garage, as the Cutlass, sans hydraulics, looks straight out of "Pimp My Ride." It has big JL Audio speakers in the trunk, an embroidered navy dashboard slip and plush blue seat covers with raised grooves all over.

— Kevin W. Smith

• Custom dark- and light-blue paint job with rectangular designs

• Small, chain-style steering wheel

• No outside key locks

• Custom 100-spoke wheels with thick whitewall tires.

• No roof

Show off your whip

We don't care if you own the biggest rust bucket on the planet or the sleekest, most tricked-out Mitsubishi — if you're proud of it, tell us why. E-mail your entries and pictures (if possible) to ksmith@azstarnet.com.


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