The Trials and Tribulations Of The GNRS: 2011

Sunday, January 30, 2011
The Trials and Tribulations Of The GNRS: 2011

The bastards at United Airlines sabotaged my trip home. They listed “natural causes” as the reason for my canceled flight and resulting 3-stop nightmarish trip back to Austin…. continue reading »

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2011 GNRS TJJ Roadster Pick – VOTE NOW!

Friday, January 28, 2011
2011 GNRS TJJ Roadster Pick – VOTE NOW!

The nominations are in, the pictures are taken, and now it’s time for you fellas to do your part. Take a gander at this year’s top-10, study each… continue reading »

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2011 GNRS Jalopy Journal Roadster Pick!

Friday, January 28, 2011
2011 GNRS Jalopy Journal Roadster Pick!

I guess it’s that time of the year again, huh? Time to put on our poker faces, dawn the clip boards, hide the flasks, and head out amongst… continue reading »

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If You Are Ever In London

Thursday, January 27, 2011
If You Are Ever In London

I’m on a business trip in the UK right now and stumbled upon the Michelin House in London (Chelsea), which is the company’s original British headquarters and showroom… continue reading »

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From Steel

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
From Steel

For a few months now, I’ve been working on a series of posts covering the “lost art” of work by the hand and soul. We’ve covered all kinds… continue reading »

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The Soap Box Derby in 1963

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
The Soap Box Derby in 1963

A couple of years ago, I ran a post covering the design and beauty of vintage soap box derby cars. The result was a lot of memories. See,… continue reading »

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The end of the Willow Run.

Monday, January 24, 2011
The end of the Willow Run.

It happened a few days before Christmas, and didn’t make much of a blip on the news radar, but GM closed the doors on the Willow Run Transmission… continue reading »

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The Dick Fowler Coupe

Friday, January 21, 2011
The Dick Fowler Coupe

In the late 1990’s, Axle Idzardi and his brother Marky discovered a mysterious coupe peaking out of an open neighborhood garage. It was a 1938 Ford coupe that… continue reading »

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