Vintage L.A. Car Club Footage

Thursday, June 18, 2009
Vintage L.A. Car Club Footage

Frankly, I’m not sure what in the hell this video is all about. It features some wonderful 1950′s era footage of what seems to be an L.A. area… continue reading »

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War Paint!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009
War Paint!

I knew a guy once named Mike Csoka. When I knew him, he was shriveled up old sign painter working out of a shack in Norman, Oklahoma. At… continue reading »

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Marchese Special

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
Marchese Special

I had heard of Carl Marchese before. He was the rookie of the year in ’29 at Indy and in the early 50′s he designed his own chassis… continue reading »

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Safety Second

Monday, June 15, 2009
Safety Second

I think it was 1995. Junebug and I decided to attend the Street Rod Nationals in Oklahoma City. He drove his Merc in from Reno and the plan… continue reading »

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The Gear Journal

Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Gear Journal

For the last month or so I’ve been working on a new site and community. The Gear Journal is essentially dedicated to the gear and gadgets that folks… continue reading »

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The Tournament Of Champions

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
The Tournament Of Champions

Drag Racing was still cool in 1969. Innovation was up, the fuel was good, the engines pretty much sat where they belonged, floppers flopped, rails pulled wheels, etc…… continue reading »

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Something Beautiful

Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Something Beautiful

I’ve posted on this blog every single “work day” for four years. I don’t believe I’ve missed a single day. It hasn’t been easy and frankly, today has… continue reading »

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Shop Class as Soulcraft

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Shop Class as Soulcraft

A bunch of people bugged me about reading this book. I relented and while not perfect, it is smartly written and incredibly thought provoking. Essentially, “Shop Class” covers… continue reading »

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