Sound Check: 4, 6, 8…

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Sound Check: 4, 6, 8…

Engine sound is a funny thing- You just EXPECT a hot rod or custom to have some sort of rumble coming from the pipes. Its always been that way, since… continue reading »

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My Favorite late 50s Family Wagons

Thursday, November 20, 2014
My Favorite late 50s Family Wagons

I’ve rambled on about the unique 2 door wagons of the 50s many times, as a family man and ’57 Safari owner, I do love the Park Lane,… continue reading »

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1958’s Finest Four

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
1958’s Finest Four

The previous post of 1957’s most successful automotive designs leads me up next to an interesting year of profound styling change- 1958. Some very pretty models got just plain… continue reading »

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The “Physchedelic Parrot”

Friday, November 14, 2014
The “Physchedelic Parrot”

Green fades to red, which mixes with orange and blends with yellow. Each panel acts as its own canvas with candies misted atop pearls and fogged over ‘flakes…. continue reading »

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All the Other Cars of 1957

Thursday, November 13, 2014
All the Other Cars of 1957

The 1957 Chevrolet, for good or for bad, has become so ubiquitous with classic cars the 50s, that it seems to be *the only* old car that many common… continue reading »

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Kipper’s ’36 Ford Build Thread

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Kipper’s ’36 Ford Build Thread

Tardel hardly ever posts on the HAMB, but he is an avid lurker… and last night, we were bullshitting about build threads on the forum. While doing so,… continue reading »

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Streamlined

Friday, November 7, 2014
Streamlined

When I think streamlined I think Jocko Johnson. I think of Stu Hilborn’s slippery lakester or Chet Herbert’s Beast III. Sometimes images of the Howard Cams wooden-nosed Twin… continue reading »

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5 Concept Cars Worth Recreating

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
5 Concept Cars Worth Recreating

George Barris was front and center at the Art Center Car Classic this past Sunday, waxing poetic about the glory days of building the Batmobile’s creation for the 1966… continue reading »

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