Clear-Cut Classification

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Clear-Cut Classification

Before the 1952 “How To Build Hot Rods” book goes away, I’ve got one more great article to share. This one covers racing classes by a clear-cut definition… continue reading »

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People & Cool Cars in the 1950s- As they were.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
People & Cool Cars in the 1950s- As they were.

I guess it’s a Catch 22. In this mobile device era we live in, there is a powerful digital camera at our disposal at all times, which makes us tend to snap more… continue reading »

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Back in the Goldmine: Bonneville in the 50s (Part III)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Back in the Goldmine: Bonneville in the 50s (Part III)

I could kiss Mr. Don Palmer right now. After allowing me to post his amazing, epic and unbelievably *unpublished* 1950s Bonneville pics here and then again here, he’s graced the HAMB with… continue reading »

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Mike Tomforde’s ’34 Roadster

Monday, March 30, 2015
Mike Tomforde’s ’34 Roadster

Hot Rod Magazine… March, 1952. Even if you collect vintage Hot Rod magazines, this probably isn’t an issue you’ve ever paid much attention to. The cover features Don Francisco… continue reading »

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The Cynical Barn Find

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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 »

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Champion Speed Shop Coupe

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Champion Speed Shop Coupe

So “AustinRod” is looking to re-recreate the little coupe above. And in doing research on the car, he stumbled across the video below. It features a lot of… continue reading »

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The Condensed History Of Don Tognotti

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
The Condensed History Of Don Tognotti

On the surface of things, Don Tognotti was a regular car guy. He grew up in the 1950’s and spent the entirety of the 1960’s building show cars… continue reading »

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Goodbye, Walt’s Walls

Friday, February 27, 2015
Goodbye, Walt’s Walls

Sometime in the spring of 2013 I slid out of the Detroit suburbs and paid a visit to Walt’s Auto Supply. For close to an hour, I walked… continue reading »

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