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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Titty Pink

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Titty Pink

If you are from around these parts, you know Laura Grable and you know this car. Laura drives it damn near every where. In fact, it’s not uncommon… continue reading »

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Five More Underrated Rides from the 1930s

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Five More Underrated Rides from the 1930s

You might remember a write up I penned a few years ago about Underrated Orphan cars of the 30s. The point of the story was to list out some of other… continue reading »

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Chop The Top (1952)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Chop The Top (1952)

Let me open by giving you a tip for good vintage hot rod publications: Pick up the old Fawcett Books whenever you can. Their “Hot Rod Handbook”, “Sports Cars and… continue reading »

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Hey Shithead!

Monday, April 6, 2015
Hey Shithead!

I know… I know… I’m breaking my own rules here with my title, but I just couldn’t help myself. Yesterday, the subject of “chopped mercs” and their ubiquity came… continue reading »

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You never forget your first…

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
You never forget your first…

I was talking to someone on the phone last night about the feeling of euphoria the very first time I drove an old car to Paso Robles for what… continue reading »

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