Sighting your first Hot Rod

Friday, May 22, 2015
Sighting your first Hot Rod

Before you knew it, it was there. Before you figured out what it was, it was gone. Whenever you watch footage or listen to tapes about folks spotting U.F.O.s… continue reading »

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Listen to the Motor or the Music?

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Listen to the Motor or the Music?

This will sound silly to a vast majority of you, but there’s a decision I’ve been contemplating for a few years now, and I still don’t know the answer definitely… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Detroit, Hop Up, & More!

Monday, May 4, 2015
Hot Rod Detroit, Hop Up, & More!

Last week, Steve Coonan sent over a copy of Hot Rod Detroit and asked me if I would review it. I obliged and while I was at it, I… continue reading »

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“Hot Rod” By David Perry

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
“Hot Rod” By David Perry

Back in 1997, the traditional hot rod “renaissance” was really just getting started. Young kids were putting grease in the hair, rolling their jeans, and living invincibly. They were… continue reading »

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People & Cool Cars in the 1950s- As they were.

Thursday, April 9, 2015
People & Cool Cars in the 1950s- As they were.

I guess it’s a Catch 22. In this mobile device era we live in, there is a powerful digital camera at our disposal at all times, which makes us tend to snap more… continue reading »

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A Tribute to the Streamliners

Friday, April 3, 2015
A Tribute to the Streamliners

Streamliners are hot rodding’s finest marriage of art and science. On the surface, their lines are graceful and silhouettes smooth. They were conceived by dreamers and sketched on… continue reading »

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Racing Helmets as Art

Thursday, March 26, 2015
Racing Helmets as Art

Old racing helmets are living graphics from a bygone era. Racing cars and bikes get repainted and reupholstered many times in their life, but when a helmet would get outdated it was… continue reading »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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