Lost & Found: The Barris Continental Mark II

Monday, November 23, 2015
Lost & Found: The Barris Continental Mark II

If you’ve followed the recent story of George’s 1956 Mark II, it was pretty much off the radar until January of last year when it popped up on… continue reading »

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The 1982 KKOA Leadsled Spectacular

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The 1982 KKOA Leadsled Spectacular

So today we bring you more from Lee Pratt’s photo archive. In 1982, the KKOA Leadsled Spectacular was held close to Lee’s home at the time – Des Moines,… continue reading »

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Lost: Gary Elmore’s ’53 Stude

Monday, November 16, 2015
Lost: Gary Elmore’s ’53 Stude

So Gary Elmore Jr. is looking for his dad’s old Studebaker. Gary Elmore Sr. started construction on the car in 1960. He was a metal man for the… continue reading »

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Top 5 Barris Kustoms of the late 50s

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Top 5 Barris Kustoms of the late 50s

Here’s part II from my post earlier this week- Picking five favorite Barris Kustom creations, but this time from the mid to late 50s. Once again we have an embarrassment of… continue reading »

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The Lee Pratt Merc

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
The Lee Pratt Merc

Our extensive look into the history of Lee Pratt continues today with a sidebar of sorts… I say “sidebar,” because this 1951 Mercury isn’t a car that jumps… continue reading »

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Top 5 Barris Kustoms of the early 50s

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Top 5 Barris Kustoms of the early 50s

With the sad loss of George Barris last week, my mind has been continually draw to all of the amazing cars that were created in the Barris Kustoms shop… continue reading »

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The Lee Pratt ’52

Monday, November 9, 2015
The Lee Pratt ’52

So last week, we featured a group of photographs taken by Lee Pratt at the first show held by West Coast Kustoms in Paso Robles. In the background… continue reading »

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The First Paso

Monday, November 2, 2015
The First Paso

In the early 1980’s, there wasn’t a whole lot going on in the custom car scene. In fact, many consider the years between the early 1970’s and well into… continue reading »

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