Lou Baney’s Hot Rod Heaven

Lou Baney’s Hot Rod Heaven

Way in the back of the 1950 Fawcett book ‘Sports Cars and Hot Rods’ is a 2 page article on Lou Baney’s Downtown Los Angeles shop known as… continue reading »

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Gone To Valvoline

Gone To Valvoline

Someone at Valvoline thought it would be a good idea to send a man of my pedigree to their HQ in Kentucky. Odds are that poor bastard will be… continue reading »

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Which Motorama Corvette would you take?

Which Motorama Corvette would you take?

General Motors in the mid 50s absolutely knocked it out of the park when it came to concepts cars… The Motorama was GM’s yearly parade of futuristic dream machines that were essentially “factory… continue reading »

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Street Racing in Cuba

Street Racing in Cuba

Cuba has been hashed and rehashed to death on the H.A.M.B.. It seems like once a month that someone posts a new thread dedicated to Cuba with the… continue reading »

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The Idaho ’39

The Idaho ’39

Over half a century ago, the folks at AMT produced a 1940 Ford sedan model kit. It was part of the 3’n 1 Trophy Series where they gave… continue reading »

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B.M.C.’s Land Speed Records for 1959

B.M.C.’s Land Speed Records for 1959

You gotta give the British Motor Corporation credit for their moxie- The makers of MG and Austin Healey automobiles had a long history of setting land speed records… continue reading »

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The 409-34

The 409-34

The latest project to roll into Rex Rod & Chassis is a ’34 Ford coupe powered by a 409 through a Tremec TKO and a quick change. The car… continue reading »

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Back to Bonneville… Vintage Color Film!

Back to Bonneville… Vintage Color Film!

It’s been a short while since I’ve posted about Bonneville, but in light of the recent progress to really start saving the salt, it seems like a good… continue reading »

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