The Ben Thomas Affair

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
The Ben Thomas Affair

Lately I’ve gotten a lot of questions about who the new guy is in the background of some of my build thread shots. As such, I thought it was… continue reading »

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Lou Baney’s Hot Rod Heaven

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Lou Baney’s Hot Rod Heaven

Way in the back of the 1950 Fawcett book ‘Sports Cars and Hot Rods’ is a 2 page article on Lou Baney’s Downtown Los Angeles shop known as… continue reading »

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The Idaho ’39

Friday, April 22, 2016
The Idaho ’39

Over half a century ago, the folks at AMT produced a 1940 Ford sedan model kit. It was part of the 3’n 1 Trophy Series where they gave… continue reading »

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The 409-34

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
The 409-34

The latest project to roll into Rex Rod & Chassis is a ’34 Ford coupe powered by a 409 through a Tremec TKO and a quick change. The car… continue reading »

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A Different Kind of Gallery

Friday, April 15, 2016
A Different Kind of Gallery

Very rarely does a day go by where my taste in cars isn’t questioned. That’s fine. I could choose to defend my position with a string of clichés… continue reading »

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The Side Project Flyover (Take 2)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Side Project Flyover (Take 2)

I hate the feeling of complacency. It feels fat, lazy… It feels like depression. And I’ve been feeling that way for a while now. I feel like I… continue reading »

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Almost Home: The Rolling Chassis

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Almost Home: The Rolling Chassis

Building a hot rod at home is often a journey of trial and error, triumph and defeat… In short, it can be a long and painful road but with… continue reading »

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Custom-Rod Coupe

Friday, April 8, 2016
Custom-Rod Coupe

It’s a well-known fact that rods and customs slide into two different camps despite their smattering of similarities. More often than not, it doesn’t require much to tell… continue reading »

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