Racing Helmets as Art

Racing Helmets as Art

Old racing helmets are living graphics from a bygone era. Racing cars and bikes get repainted and reupholstered many times in their life, but when a helmet would get outdated it was… continue reading »

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The best 1949-1952 Chevrolet Ever Built

The best 1949-1952 Chevrolet Ever Built

Trend Book #143. If you’ve flipped through it, you have undoubtedly seen these two shots of Tony Tellez’s 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline. In fact if you are a dedicated… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Inspiration from around the web…

Hot Rod Inspiration from around the web…

Vintage images of hot rod and customs never cease to inspire me, and I’m always ready to see more of them. It’s this photographic evidence that tells us… continue reading »

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Japanese Shop Talk

Japanese Shop Talk

So this guy in Japan is some kind of a fashion designer. My money is on vintage American work wear of one kind or another, but that’s neither… continue reading »

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Elegance and a 1940 Mercury

Elegance and a 1940 Mercury

The other night, I stumbled into a troublesome conversation about elegance. It bounded from the earliest days of formality and class to its decline on the doorstep of… continue reading »

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Benny’s Home Built Coupe

Benny’s Home Built Coupe

Amelia Island Concours had some great hot rods this year, but the one that really had me looking was more on the custom side of the fence. The story is… continue reading »

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The Cynical Barn Find

The Cynical Barn Find

So Dale is a cynical bastard of the worst kind… He once made plans to take multiple “months” off from even thinking about cars, at one point didn’t even… continue reading »

Hot Rods at Amelia

Hot Rods at Amelia

I’ve just returned from an amazing weekend of good friends and beautiful cars at the 20th annual event at Amelia Island. If you’ve never been to this particular Concours,… continue reading »

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