Aaron’s AV8 Coupe Project

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Aaron’s AV8 Coupe Project

I’m still recovering from my Daytona trip and nothing soothes a hangover like mindlessly browsing the H.A.M.B.. While doing so this time around, I stumbled across a build… continue reading »

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PreWar, PostWar, Late 50s or Early 60s?

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
PreWar, PostWar, Late 50s or Early 60s?

When talking about the golden age of hot rods and customs, most agree it happened between the late 1930s and sometime in the early 60s. Boiling it down… continue reading »

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Drag Crosley

Friday, February 17, 2017
Drag Crosley

A few springs ago, my brother and I went for a morning hike in the woods of mid-Missouri. The snow had melted sometime prior and, although the trees… continue reading »

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The Local Survivor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Local Survivor

Last week a member of the H.A.M.B. posted a fresh survivor in the classifieds… The ’32 Chevrolet above was found somewhere in Wisconsin and was built sometime in… continue reading »

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Drag Strip Days

Friday, February 10, 2017
Drag Strip Days

You watch the clock as the as the workweek winds down. The time passes slowly, the hands hardly moving. It’s Friday. No, not just any Friday. Your mind… continue reading »

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Other stuff at the GNRS…

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Other stuff at the GNRS…

Ryan’s thoughts on the 2017 Grand National Roadster Show were spot on: The acceptance and appreciation of straightforward, traditional style Hot Rods on the main show floor was… continue reading »

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Hot Rods are Dangerous. And that’s OK.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Hot Rods are Dangerous. And that’s OK.

It’s just a fact we understand, that there’s an inherent danger to driving a hot rod: No tangible safety systems like airbags or head restraints. The body will surely crumple like… continue reading »

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Dialing in the Dragster

Friday, January 27, 2017
Dialing in the Dragster

They propped the shed door open and rolled the dragster into the daylight. The air was sharp, sky grey. An occasional snow flurry fell onto the cowl, only… continue reading »

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