The Truth About Speedway… Part 1

Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Truth About Speedway… Part 1

Not long ago, we lost Bill Smith – the founder of Speedway Motors. By all accounts, he was a hell of a man with a real passion for racing,… continue reading »

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Frenzel Speed

Monday, March 31, 2014
Frenzel Speed

“That’s what was great about the golden era of hot rodding. If we needed a cam, a carb, or even a complete running motor, we’d just head down… continue reading »

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The Sargenti ’56: Part 2

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
The Sargenti ’56: Part 2

It’s not uncommon for me to find a single picture of an obscure historical car and obsess over it for years. I’ll try to hunt down more pictures,… continue reading »

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The Hot Rod Murderer

Monday, February 24, 2014
The Hot Rod Murderer

A few years ago, I was browsing the September, 1956 issue of Rod Builder and Customizer and stumbled across something I had never seen before or since in… continue reading »

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The Lee Pratt Thrash

Thursday, January 16, 2014
The Lee Pratt Thrash

In the mid 1960′s my neighbor and good pal, Lee Pratt, built a 1955 Nomad that toured the midwest show circuit and eventually ended up in Rod &… continue reading »

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Madman Muntz

Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Madman Muntz

You know “Special Ed,” right? He’s the grumpy old fart that tells you like it is – leaving only his avatar as a calling card of sorts. And… continue reading »

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Daily Driver Update: Hard Knocks

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Daily Driver Update: Hard Knocks

It all started about four or five years ago I guess. I had a hankering for an old station wagon, but I didn’t have the funds to secure… continue reading »

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Knock Out

Monday, January 28, 2013
Knock Out

How hard do you have to hit a man with the butt of your .38 to make him crumble to the floor in silence like they do in… continue reading »

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