Pearce’s Paddy Wagon

Friday, January 23, 2015
Pearce’s Paddy Wagon

At my middle school, art class was taught in a repurposed bus garage. It had high ceilings, bulletproof glass and tired wooden tables that always seemed to be… continue reading »

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Competition Coupe Curiosity

Friday, January 16, 2015
Competition Coupe Curiosity

Competition coupes are tough by nature. They’re cut down, rearranged and reengineered versions of conservative shells intended to protect the driver from outside elements. I’ve always been attracted… continue reading »

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The Perfect Cliché…

Monday, January 12, 2015
The Perfect Cliché…

My first car was a ’55 Chevrolet hardtop. Even so I’ve always felt that, to my generation, the tri-five Chevrolet is a bit of a worn out novelty…. continue reading »

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Have Roadster, Will Travel

Friday, January 9, 2015
Have Roadster, Will Travel

As you read this, I will be deep into my 1,040-mile trip to Oklahoma from Detroit. It’s a hike projected to last close to 16 hours through a… continue reading »

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Sideshift into 2015

Friday, January 2, 2015
Sideshift into 2015

The opening moments of the New Year are often filled with lofty goals, difficult commitments and short-lived workout plans. For the past few days I’ve thought about this… continue reading »

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January, 1953

Monday, December 22, 2014
January, 1953

This will likely be my last post of 2014… and in honor of our new 1953 Calendar, I thought it might be appropriate to go back and look at… continue reading »

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A Radical Ride in the ‘T’ Bag

Friday, December 19, 2014
A Radical Ride in the ‘T’ Bag

My teeth chattered as I squeezed my body around the roll bar brace. A peeling sticker at its anchor point boasted: “We don’t give a fuck how you do… continue reading »

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Motor Mounting Madness: Hurst Catalog 1960

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Motor Mounting Madness: Hurst Catalog 1960

Apologies ahead of time if the vintage catalog scans are getting boring, but I’ve really enjoyed sharing these treasures with you for a number of reasons. Mainly because these… continue reading »

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