Wrist Twist Steering: Ed Roth would Approve!

Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Wrist Twist Steering: Ed Roth would Approve!

In the mid 1960s, Detroit Automakers were flush with cash to experiment with new transportation innovations. Case-in-point is Ford hiring aerospace engineer Robert Rumpf and letting him go wild with ideas for… 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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Custom Craft: A Firsthand Look

Friday, February 26, 2016
Custom Craft: A Firsthand Look

The other day I got a magazine in the mail. It was a surprise; not one that I had ordered or knew anything about. To make things better,… continue reading »

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1952 Hot Rod Ads

Thursday, February 4, 2016
1952 Hot Rod Ads

The early issues of ‘Hot Rod’ are a priceless resource for looking back at how cars were built, who built them, and what was happening in the early… continue reading »

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Restyling the ’58 Edsel

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Restyling the ’58 Edsel

A lot was happening in Detroit, late-’57-early-’58. The big styling departments scrambled for change—innovation—looking for inspiration in a wide range of places. Pointed fins were heading toward the… continue reading »

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BB Korn Tether Car Replica!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
BB Korn Tether Car Replica!

Obvious little cars are still on the brain from my last post, as I have returned from one toy fair and now preparing to leave for another one. Besides die cast and wood… continue reading »

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Wood Roadster Toys: Part II

Thursday, January 14, 2016
Wood Roadster Toys: Part II

As you read this post, I’m over here in Hong Kong for Toy Fair, and naturally it’s hard for me to not think about traditional hot rods from the… continue reading »

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The Second Coming… Again…

Wednesday, December 30, 2015
The Second Coming… Again…

Slow day on a slow/short week… So, I thought I would bring you something a bit off topic. You remember Rod Emory, right? If not, he’s the grandson… continue reading »

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