A Stranger and a Ranchero

Friday, March 27, 2015
A Stranger and a Ranchero

Knuckles rattled on the door for a third time. I bolted upright. “Who is that? Did my clock break? Where am I?” I looked around the rented room…. continue reading »

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Hot Rod Inspiration from around the web…

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hot Rod Inspiration from around the web…

Vintage images of hot rod and customs never cease to inspire me, and I’m always ready to see more of them. It’s this photographic evidence that tells us… continue reading »

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Benny’s Home Built Coupe

Thursday, March 19, 2015
Benny’s Home Built Coupe

Amelia Island Concours had some great hot rods this year, but the one that really had me looking was more on the custom side of the fence. The story is… continue reading »

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Hot Rods at Amelia

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Hot Rods at Amelia

I’ve just returned from an amazing weekend of good friends and beautiful cars at the 20th annual event at Amelia Island. If you’ve never been to this particular Concours,… continue reading »

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Champion Speed Shop Coupe

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Champion Speed Shop Coupe

So “AustinRod” is looking to re-recreate the little coupe above. And in doing research on the car, he stumbled across the video below. It features a lot of… continue reading »

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Raising the Barn… Hot Rod Style.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Raising the Barn… Hot Rod Style.

You may remember a friend I wrote about named Mike V.? Well, after enjoying his ’29 A Tudor for the year he went out and nabbed a well-running stock ’31… continue reading »

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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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