Hood Louvers of Interest (Sexy Hoods part II)

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Hood Louvers of Interest (Sexy Hoods part II)

Someday I really want to get a custom aluminum hood made for my ’29 roadster. There is something beautiful and elegant about a pair of toolbox latches perched on the sides of… continue reading »

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Pre-Watson Flames

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Pre-Watson Flames

When you look at modern photos of what hot rodders consider “Traditional” 50s flame jobs, the overwhelming example is the long, seaweed-style flame, often with the same basic shape… continue reading »

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Vintage Hydroplanes

Monday, June 22, 2015
Vintage Hydroplanes

A friend of mine has recently gotten deep into vintage hot rod boats from the 1940’s and as a result, I’ve been assaulted by old footage and photos… continue reading »

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Speed Equipment: Playing Favorites

Friday, June 19, 2015
Speed Equipment: Playing Favorites

There are a lot of issues with playing favorites, but in the case of hot rodding, it’s something that just needs to be done. Everyone has their own… continue reading »

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An Interview With Eric Black

Thursday, May 28, 2015
An Interview With Eric Black

When I was a kid, my dad had a Bill Mitchell penned concept of the 1963 Corvette hanging on his office wall. I think that was the start… continue reading »

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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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