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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Pet Speed Secrets (of 1952)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Pet Speed Secrets (of 1952)

Fawcett Book #156 (How To Build HOT RODS) has been the gold mine that keeps on giving, through articles on racing classes, chopping, and more. One gem I forgot… continue reading »

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The Jimmie Vaughan Flathead

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The Jimmie Vaughan Flathead

So Rex Rods is jam packed at the moment – the Mearns Coupe is in final assembly, the Side-project Coupe is at upholstery, and the 409-34 is still… continue reading »

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Mystery Motor of the Day… Show or Go?

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Mystery Motor of the Day… Show or Go?

Ok, HAMB Historians, look the hot rod motor below and tell me what’s going on with it. First, here’s what I do know about the image: It was taken… continue reading »

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A Fly in Amber: The di Falco Roadster

Friday, July 8, 2016
A Fly in Amber: The di Falco Roadster

In the hobby of hot rodding, the term “daily driver” gets thrown around more than it probably should. There are people who make exceptions for rain, darkness, traffic… continue reading »

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Lions Dragstrip – 1960

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Lions Dragstrip – 1960

A few weeks ago I teased a film provided by Junji Nakamura. Today, we look at some of his footage taken at Lions Drag Strip in 1960. Think about… continue reading »

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Sum of the Parts

Friday, July 1, 2016
Sum of the Parts

Sum of the parts, parts of the whole, as hot rodders we love our componentry. Walk through the speed shop, pick something out (yeah!). Another and another and… continue reading »

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The Auderer Roadster: Part 5

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
The Auderer Roadster: Part 5

The story of the Auderer Roadster is long and detailed. And honestly, you owe it to yourself to get caught up on that story before you watch the video… continue reading »

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