Future Feature

Monday, March 2, 2015
Future Feature

Over a decade ago, I sat in Keith Tardel’s shop in Santa Rosa, Ca and admired a little t-roadster mocked up on deuce rails. A few months after… continue reading »

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The B.B. Cabriolet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The B.B. Cabriolet

In early 2014, Bryan Bobrosky parked in a driveway belonging to an 88-year old retired auto shop teacher. At the other end of the driveway sat a modest garage. And in… continue reading »

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The Swingin’ Stances of San Bernardino

Friday, February 20, 2015
The Swingin’ Stances of San Bernardino

As the ‘60s progressed, the popularity of the nose-up look was rising. Everything from tube axles to wooden blocks hoisted front ends towards the sky. Whether it was… continue reading »

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A Civil Sedan

Sunday, February 15, 2015
A Civil Sedan

Tim McMaster’s model-a sedan is a hard one to define; probably it is most accurate to say that it has traditional inclinations and a superabundance of excess power…. continue reading »

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Lakeside Auto

Friday, February 13, 2015
Lakeside Auto

I wasn’t thinking about hot rod history when I pulled onto Richmond’s Lakeside Avenue last summer. My mind was split into two camps — where’s Roy’s Big Burger and… continue reading »

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Breaking Barriers

Monday, February 9, 2015
Breaking Barriers

For the most part, this documentary is about Hennessey Performance and their quest to go fast in an uber-modern super car. It’s all good stuff, but in telling… continue reading »

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A Tall ‘T’ Treasure

Friday, February 6, 2015
A Tall ‘T’ Treasure

As the snow falls here in the Midwest, I figured it would be a great time to dive into the archives and dig up the story of a… continue reading »

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The Finest Ford Fordor…

Thursday, February 5, 2015
The Finest Ford Fordor…

We have quite a few very talented hot rod builders throughout Northern California, and among those guys there is a short list of the ones who bring award-winning… continue reading »

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