The Bonneville Nationals, 1950

Monday, June 20, 2016
The Bonneville Nationals, 1950

So it’s been a few years since we’ve actually had a Bonneville Nationals. I’ve been thinking a lot about that lately and started wondering to myself what year… continue reading »

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I Married Joan – 1953

Monday, June 13, 2016
I Married Joan – 1953

I Married Joan was a situational comedy that aired on NBC from 1953 until it was cancelled in 1955. Most regard the sitcom as a failure both from… continue reading »

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Rare Early Gasser Footage… A Preview…

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Rare Early Gasser Footage… A Preview…

I’m on the road this week and my travel setup isn’t appropriate for editing video, but this just couldn’t wait. Recently, a really good guy by the name of… continue reading »

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Ken Atkinson – A Texas Hero

Monday, May 23, 2016
Ken Atkinson – A Texas Hero

Ken Atkinson was a god damned hero. Seriously. Back in the 1950’s, Texas wasn’t exactly known as a hot bed for hot rodding. For whatever reason, the cars coming… continue reading »

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Red, Green, Silver and Gold

Friday, May 20, 2016
Red, Green, Silver and Gold

You hear them first. Deep in the trees, spark meets fuel and cylinders to rap like gods pounding on the atmosphere’s door. Popping turns to howling, then snarling…. continue reading »

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Odd But Compelling Choices…

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Odd But Compelling Choices…

We have quite a huge range of choices when it comes to building an traditional custom car- The body type, color of the paint, the wheels, stance, amount of chrome… continue reading »

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Shopping for Speed Equipment in 1953

Thursday, May 5, 2016
Shopping for Speed Equipment in 1953

Come back in time with me over 60 years, and lets do a little parts buying… Sound good? I was flipping through the “Best Hot Rods” Annual from… continue reading »

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The Wee T

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
The Wee T

Thumb to the back of the July 1955 issue of Car Craft and you’ll find a short 2 page article on a very sweet little Model T Roadster… continue reading »

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