Remembering Mike Alexander

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Remembering Mike Alexander

I first met Mike Alexander on a grey, midwinters morning. The fog hung low, and I squinted to find his house tucked away in a Grosse Ile suburb…. continue reading »

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The Lee Pratt ’58

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
The Lee Pratt ’58

When the modern man thinks of Lee Pratt, two images typically pop in his head. The first is his legendary ’41 Buick built in a late 60′s style…. continue reading »

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The Lee Pratt Shoebox

Monday, July 7, 2014
The Lee Pratt Shoebox

Lee Pratt’s shoebox is no mystery. It’s been featured plenty in various publications through the years, but John Jackson sent me these unpublished photos and I thought they… continue reading »

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Kansas Kustom – ’55 Plymouth by Starbird

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Kansas Kustom – ’55 Plymouth by Starbird

The June ’57 issue of Rod & CustomĀ  is well known for the Spence Murray Dream Truck featured on the cover, but it was a mild custom from… continue reading »

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Finding the factory secret compartments…

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Finding the factory secret compartments…

These days you read about all sorts of crazy border-crossing drug busts where narcotics were found in a differential cover or under the dash of a smuggler’s pick… continue reading »

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5 Alternatives to 5 Spokes of 60s

Thursday, June 19, 2014
5 Alternatives to 5 Spokes of 60s

Ryan’s post got me thinking about all the amazing aftermarket wheels from Cragar, Raders, E-T’s or Astros… But what if you want to run a traditional 60s cast… continue reading »

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Time with Old Reliable

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Time with Old Reliable

Yesterday morning called for a 6:45 AM flight. That meant getting up mighty early (for me) and out the door by 5:15 AM to head to the airport…. continue reading »

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Too much of a good thing? Custom Accessories.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Too much of a good thing? Custom Accessories.

Some period accessories were born to go on a traditional custom car- Like Appleton spots or flipper hubcaps. But what accessories go a little too far? It’s a… continue reading »

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