Do you still give a shift?

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Do you still give a shift?

Chances are, at least one of your vintage cars with a manual (or early automatic) transmission has a floor shifter to row the gears. Chances also are pretty good that… continue reading »

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Gas Stations & Drag Cars

Friday, December 4, 2015
Gas Stations & Drag Cars

Yesterday I had an unexpected phone conversation with an older gentleman who had lived in my hometown for two decades. He’s been a hot rodder since the late-’40s and… continue reading »

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5 Car Songs for your Garage Soundtrack

Thursday, December 3, 2015
5 Car Songs for your Garage Soundtrack

Winter is upon us, which often means hunkering down in the garage and working on some car projects. Now, I fully realize that the HAMB has different tastes… continue reading »

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Enlighten the Crowd…

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Enlighten the Crowd…

I just got back from the Hilton Head Island Concours where I had the honor of being a Guest Judge in the postwar Motorcycle category. The other weekend… continue reading »

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The Secret Power of the HAMB…

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Secret Power of the HAMB…

Its not the beautiful car pictures, the deals on old junk, or even the intriguing tech articles. No, the real power of the HAMB is no big secret at all-… continue reading »

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It’s Trailer Time…

Thursday, October 15, 2015
It’s Trailer Time…

There are few things that tend to go hand in hand with our old cars: Vintage motorcycles, early bicycles, and of course, classic aluminum trailers (or ‘caravans’ to our friends across the… continue reading »

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Time for a Commercial break…

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Time for a Commercial break…

Lets mix it up a bit today and check out some Commercial vehicles from the 30s and 40s- Art Deco tanker trucks, moving vans, beer wagons, and other pieces of rolling sculpture. It’s… continue reading »

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R&C Model Car Contest 1957!

Friday, September 25, 2015
R&C Model Car Contest 1957!

In April 1957, Rod & Custom ran a nationwide custom model building competition, and ended up overwhelmed with the number of entries (1,135 to be exact) and the wide… continue reading »

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