It’s a Duesy!

Tuesday, October 19, 2010
It’s a Duesy!

I don’t know shit from shinola when it comes to Duesenbergs. I’ve always admired pictures of them and I’ve studied a few in person before, but I’ve never… continue reading »

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The Barris Curse

Monday, October 18, 2010
The Barris Curse

Our boy, Piero, came up with a great post late last night. Essentially, it’s a brief account of all of the Barris cars that have been built and… continue reading »

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A Revolutionary Update

Friday, October 15, 2010
A Revolutionary Update

When we first decided to move the Hot Rod Revolution to Austin, Texas from California, my first concern was one of quality. Past Revolutions have been littered with… continue reading »

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Automotive Patent Illustrations

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Automotive Patent Illustrations

Hope this isn’t too off topic, but I found these automotive patent submissions historically interesting. Mainly from the 1920s – 1970s, these design patents were applied for with… continue reading »

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The Tri-5 Dork

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Tri-5 Dork

We have a traitor amongst us gentlemen. He was a diehard hot rod builder. You’ve probably read and followed many of his threads and learned from his seemingly endless… continue reading »

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Ford Fairlane Skyliner… The Retractable Hardtop

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Ford Fairlane Skyliner… The Retractable Hardtop

The first time I remember seeing a Ford Skyliner in person I was about 14 years old, and it was sitting in my buddy’s family barn in the… continue reading »

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Hunnert Car Pileup – 2010

Monday, October 11, 2010
Hunnert Car Pileup – 2010

Historically, the Hunnert Car Pileup has had a reputation as one of the best pure car shows in the country. Last year, the show hit a bump. More… continue reading »

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Motor City Melee

Friday, October 8, 2010
Motor City Melee

In 1951, NASCAR was just starting to gain traction around the country as a viable spectator sport. However the leagues leader, Bill France, was frustrated with the big… continue reading »

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