Two Car Features

Friday, December 2, 2016
Two Car Features

Car Feature No. I Al Stanton’s dad had a Model T roadster. It was modified with speed equipment. Al liked it. He wanted to build his own hot… continue reading »

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Mid Barbour’s 1935 Phaeton

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Mid Barbour’s 1935 Phaeton

If your interested in a detailed look at Oregon’s Hot Rodding scene in the post war years, I can recommend the fascinating Albert Drake book ‘Street Was Fun in ’51’…. continue reading »

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Jim Lynch’s 1953 Studebaker

Monday, November 14, 2016
Jim Lynch’s 1953 Studebaker

Back in the mid-90’s, I was living in Norman, Oklahoma and hanging out with the Wichita crew quite a bit. At the time, there was a scalloped ’53… continue reading »

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Nostalgia—1957 Style?

Friday, November 4, 2016
Nostalgia—1957 Style?

It’s a well-known fact that our infatuation with the old is nothing new. There have been countless accounts of people building rods and customs in the “olde style”… continue reading »

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The Case for Custom Upholstery

Thursday, November 3, 2016
The Case for Custom Upholstery

Any traditional custom car lover worth his salt has heard of a Carson Top, but how many know where the name came from, or how they came about? I’ve… continue reading »

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Pre-War Custom: Mild or Spicy?

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Pre-War Custom: Mild or Spicy?

Ryan’s ’38 Ford rebirth post got me thinking about all the possibilities for that iconic car in Keith’s talented hands. Besides switching to a more traditional drivetrain (Flattie?… continue reading »

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The Dave DiRico ’49 Merc

Monday, October 3, 2016
The Dave DiRico ’49 Merc

John Helmuth (Helmuthbrothers) is a lot like me. He has a passion for old cars as well as a love for obsolete film cameras that are irrationally worth almost… continue reading »

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Richard Gregg’s 1950 Ford is Found!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Richard Gregg’s 1950 Ford is Found!

My buddy Tony Gomes at Tri-Valley Auto Glass has been doing top-notch custom car work for years. Little did he know he would recently stumble upon a classic… continue reading »

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