The whole Hot Rod IS the sum of its parts.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
The whole Hot Rod IS the sum of its parts.

The ’29 Roadster came together many years ago, when I was a just young man with big dreams but very few spare bucks in my pocket. There was a dog-eared copy of Mike Bishop… continue reading »

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When the Boss Chose a Hot Rod…

Thursday, August 18, 2016
When the Boss Chose a Hot Rod…

Its hard to believe that Pixar’s ‘Cars’ came out 10 years ago, but when it did, the film opened the eyes of a new generation of young kids… continue reading »

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Gassers Meet At Lions

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Gassers Meet At Lions

The H.A.M.B. Drags are getting damned close… I’m running around like a mad man and have very little time for any thing other than preparation. Given that, I thought… continue reading »

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Back to the Petersen…

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Back to the Petersen…

I was down in LA last week for a Petersen Auto Museum event honoring Chip Foose for 30 years of his custom creations. Because I arrived before the… continue reading »

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An Index of Rod & Custom Magazine

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
An Index of Rod & Custom Magazine

This is the work of a mad man. Essentially, it’s an index of Rod & Custom Magazine features from May of 1953 until May of 1974. Each entry… continue reading »

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A Rad Little Roadster & Some News

Monday, July 25, 2016
A Rad Little Roadster & Some News

The news first. A week or so ago, we updated the HAMB App on iOS. If you aren’t familiar with the app, it has a history of mediocrity…… continue reading »

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A Few Words About a Hot Rod

Friday, July 22, 2016
A Few Words About a Hot Rod

It had been weeks, maybe even months since I had seen a Model A coupe in its natural environment. I’m not talking about coupes in magazine pages or… continue reading »

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A Night at Roy’s Shop

Thursday, July 21, 2016
A Night at Roy’s Shop

It’s really good thing when you get invited to Roy Brizio’s South San Francisco shop for a ‘car guy’ dinner. Its even a better deal when Roy himself spends the… continue reading »

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