Customized by Simplicity

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Customized by Simplicity

I was thumbing through my 1954 Custom Cars Annual (Trend Book 109), and came across a single page of joy: The Stan Lendzon Buick convertible. The description is… continue reading »

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Floor It!

Thursday, June 18, 2015
Floor It!

This isn’t a subject we really cover all that often, yet it’s right under your feet… The flooring in your car. If it’s a hot rod, you probably run… continue reading »

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The Quintessential Custom 1936 Roadster

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The Quintessential Custom 1936 Roadster

In my humble opinion, the 1935 and 1936 Ford’s designed by E.T. Bob Gregorie are among the most stunning car designs Ford has every produced. When I think of 40’s… continue reading »

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Ed Jacques 1941 Ford: Lowest of the Low

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Ed Jacques 1941 Ford: Lowest of the Low

Of Ford’s later pre-war cars, the 1941 models tend get a less love than say a ’39, or ’40 Ford might. One of the biggest factors is probably the… continue reading »

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Wild Paint, Mild Customs

Friday, May 29, 2015
Wild Paint, Mild Customs

I’m often accused of not being a custom guy. That’s not entirely true. Just like hot rods and drag cars, the range of subjects and subcategories is so… continue reading »

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So What’s Your Angle? And Why?

Thursday, May 21, 2015
So What’s Your Angle? And Why?

Stance is a term thats come up on the Journal often because it’s critical to the successful look of a traditional rod or custom. If you took a… continue reading »

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A Factory Coachbuilt Custom…

Thursday, May 14, 2015
A Factory Coachbuilt Custom…

You know the story about Coachcraft and many of the great pre and early post-war custom car builders, who often took an existing car and modified components to update… continue reading »

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What is the quintessential American GT-C?

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
What is the quintessential American GT-C?

Before you can answer the question, I suppose you need to know what those initials even mean, right? Grand Tourer (Grand Turismo), and in our case Customized, of… continue reading »

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