Evolution of a Drag Sedan

Evolution of a Drag Sedan

It never ceases to amaze me how many mysteries manage to get tied into these old cars. Just over a year ago, I came across a picture of… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Teenicide

Hot Rod Teenicide

Listen up you Hot Rodding teenagers! Watch out for ‘Teenicide’… A term coined for death at the wheel of a teenager’s rattletrap! This education film from the early 50s is… continue reading »

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The whole Hot Rod IS the sum of its parts.

The whole Hot Rod IS the sum of its parts.

The ’29 Roadster came together many years ago, when I was a just young man with big dreams but very few spare bucks in my pocket. There was a dog-eared copy of Mike Bishop… continue reading »

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The 2016 H.A.M.B. Drags

The 2016 H.A.M.B. Drags

I think a lot of people that hold events try their damnedest to paint it with a positive brush no matter what happens. I’m just not that guy…. continue reading »

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The Last Garage

The Last Garage

There’s a street not far from my house that has an apartment building built into a hillside. It towers several stories above the winding neighborhood street, and its exterior… continue reading »

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When the Boss Chose a Hot Rod…

When the Boss Chose a Hot Rod…

Its hard to believe that Pixar’s ‘Cars’ came out 10 years ago, but when it did, the film opened the eyes of a new generation of young kids… continue reading »

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The Top Secret Society of Rocket Levels

The Top Secret Society of Rocket Levels

Eight years ago I stood along side Kevin Lee in the empty parking lot of the old Ramada Inn at 3am in the morning. I don’t remember what was… continue reading »

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The First Man to 300

The First Man to 300

Just following up to Ryan’s great post about Danny Thompson passing 400 mph in Challenger II, much like his father Mickey did in Challenger I back in 1960…. continue reading »

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