Custom Mercs in Modern Movies

Custom Mercs in Modern Movies

Ryan’s post with the clip from ‘Book of Love’ made me think about how many traditional custom 1949-51 Mercury’s have appeared in modern film- Countless, right? When a… continue reading »

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The Herman/Gleim Coupe

The Herman/Gleim Coupe

I don’t actually know if Mike calls his car the “Herman/Gleim” coupe or not. I just liked the ring of it – especially after hearing the story of… continue reading »

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Introducing The Jalopy Journal #3

Introducing The Jalopy Journal #3

It’s done. After working on this publication for more than 3-years, we (Myself, John Mearns, Jeff Norwell, and Coco Shinomiya) are finally ready to announce that The Jalopy Journal #3 is… continue reading »

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The 2015 Lonestar Round Up

The 2015 Lonestar Round Up

The press room on the Thurdsay afternoon before the Round Up was a hectic scene. Just about every publication you can think of had a representative of one… continue reading »

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Clear-Cut Classification

Clear-Cut Classification

Before the 1952 “How To Build Hot Rods” book goes away, I’ve got one more great article to share. This one covers racing classes by a clear-cut definition… continue reading »

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“Hot Rod” By David Perry

“Hot Rod” By David Perry

Back in 1997, the traditional hot rod “renaissance” was really just getting started. Young kids were putting grease in the hair, rolling their jeans, and living invincibly. They were… continue reading »

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Chop The Top (1952)

Chop The Top (1952)

Let me open by giving you a tip for good vintage hot rod publications: Pick up the old Fawcett Books whenever you can. Their “Hot Rod Handbook”, “Sports Cars and… continue reading »

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The Don Chase Tub

The Don Chase Tub

Gonna be a crazy week… It starts with our book release party on Thursday night and it’s capped by the Lone Star Round Up over the weekend. But who… continue reading »

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