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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The Sands of Speed – Part II

Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Sands of Speed – Part II

I just keep thinking about the beaches of Daytona and its significance as essentially the birth of Land Speed Racing in the US. It’s hard to believe that… continue reading »

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The B.B. Cabriolet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The B.B. Cabriolet

In early 2014, Bryan Bobrosky parked in a driveway belonging to an 88-year old retired auto shop teacher. At the other end of the driveway sat a modest garage. And in… continue reading »

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The Sands of Speed

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
The Sands of Speed

I just got back from “Americas Greatest Race”, the big 500 mile opener at Daytona Beach Florida. I’m not a big NASCAR fan per se, but seeing them… continue reading »

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