Get Into Jocko’s Streamliner

Get Into Jocko’s Streamliner

There was a very interesting post last year asking for information and pictures of Jocko Johnson’s innovative red and white streamliner built in the late 50s. I just found a very… continue reading »

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The John Mearns ’32 Coupe

The John Mearns ’32 Coupe

Those of you that have been following along, probably already know that the Randy Cannarozzi ’29 is just about done. In fact, as I type this the car… continue reading »

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Pre-Watson Flames

Pre-Watson Flames

When you look at modern photos of what hot rodders consider “Traditional” 50s flame jobs, the overwhelming example is the long, seaweed-style flame, often with the same basic shape… continue reading »

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Aerocraftsman

Aerocraftsman

Mark Lightsey builds and restores vintage aircraft. Sounds simple enough, right? But think about that a little deeper. Homeboy takes old airplanes found in a condition not all… continue reading »

Remembering the “Kansas King”

Remembering the “Kansas King”

He may be the King, but there’s not a whole lot to say about him. There may be records on him, but those are all gone for now… continue reading »

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Flip the hidden switch…

Flip the hidden switch…

I finally got around to seeing ‘Mad Max- Fury Road’ a few weeks and there is a moment when heroine Furiosa revels the hidden kill/ start switches under the… continue reading »

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The Cannarozzi Flathead Fires!

The Cannarozzi Flathead Fires!

So, fifty-four days ago Keith Tardel pulled a bare ’32 chassis into the shop. Since that time, that chassis has magically morphed into a hot rod roadster and… continue reading »

Customized by Simplicity

Customized by Simplicity

I was thumbing through my 1954 Custom Cars Annual (Trend Book 109), and came across a single page of joy: The Stan Lendzon Buick convertible. The description is… continue reading »

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