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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Old License Plates are always cool

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Old License Plates are always cool

You’ve probably read the word by now that the California DMV has instituted a ‘Legacy License Plate’ program that will reintroduce the classic yellow plates w/ black letters… continue reading »

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So-Cal Speedshop’s First

Monday, May 19, 2014
So-Cal Speedshop’s First

In early 1941, Alex Xydias was tooling around in the basement of the Ambassador Hotel in Hollywood, CA when he spotted what appeared to be an abandoned old… continue reading »

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The Conservative Radical

Friday, May 16, 2014
The Conservative Radical

As you can clearly see, we’ve had some pretty big changes around here. When you take a step back, you’ll discover things are noticeably sleeker yet undeniably custom —… continue reading »

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1953 Studebaker Starliner: Ahead of it’s time?

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
1953 Studebaker Starliner: Ahead of it’s time?

By 1953, Detroit was already beginning to make European-influenced car designs; Smaller, lighter and more aggressive. The new Corvette, The Cunningham C-3, the Muntz Jet and other ‘sport… continue reading »

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