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 Racing cars and bikes get repainted and reupholstered many times in their life, but when a helmet would get outdated it was… continue reading »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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“The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby”

Friday, March 6, 2015
“The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby”

Muffled voices grew louder as my eyes stayed locked on the material in front of me. The cursor blinked. Like an entrenched soldier, I peered out of my… 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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Lego Hot Rods

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Lego Hot Rods

I found the post by attitudor from Finland exactly 1 year ago today when he constructed a bitchin’ Big Daddy Ed Roth Mysterion tribute out of tiny bricks… continue reading »

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Grand National Deuce Series Diecast

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Grand National Deuce Series Diecast

Traditional hot rod diecast cars; I don’t post about them constantly, but every now and then something cool and ‘on topic’ comes along (and who doesn’t at least… continue reading »

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Moral Dilemmas of Hot Rodding

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Moral Dilemmas of Hot Rodding

Let me be clear right from the start: I know that our world of traditional hot rods and customs isn’t as critical to the big picture as perhaps… continue reading »

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