Hints from the Model Garage… Part II

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Hints from the Model Garage… Part II

Due to popular demand, Gus is back for one more round of helpful hints to help keep your jalopy on the road. Today’s advice has some gems like… continue reading »

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The 1955 H.A.M.B. Calendar – Part 2!!!

Wednesday, January 19, 2011
The 1955 H.A.M.B. Calendar – Part 2!!!

I got a number of emails asking for images of the actual 1955 H.A.M.B. calendar (introduced yesterday) and figured I would oblige. In fact, I went one step… continue reading »

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The 1955 H.A.M.B. Calendar is HERE!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
The 1955 H.A.M.B. Calendar is HERE!

I know, I know… We are late as hell with this thing. It all goes back to the details really. We were not gonna release a H.A.M.B. Calendar… continue reading »

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Charlie Wiggins

Monday, January 17, 2011
Charlie Wiggins

In the early 1920′s, Charlie Wiggins was a black shoeshine boy in Evansville, Indiana. Life wasn’t easy. The state of Indiana was controlled by the Ku Klux Klan…. continue reading »

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Hints from the Model Garage…

Friday, January 14, 2011
Hints from the Model Garage…

There was a time only a few generations ago, when it was much more common to fix it or make it yourself when it came to the automobile…. continue reading »

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I Miss My Riviera

Thursday, January 13, 2011
I Miss My Riviera

It’s cold as shit here in Austin this morning. Well, cold for Texas anyhow… When I left the house it was 28-degrees. My ’39 lacks a heater, so… continue reading »

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Seeing Green

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Seeing Green

You’ve heard it said before. One of the main drivers behind the popularity of hot rodding just after WWII was the mental state of the young military men… continue reading »

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Chevy Six Dragster

Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Chevy Six Dragster

I was thumbing through “The Complete Book of Hot Rodding”, a Petersen book from 1959 which covered everything from engine functions to tire tech. In the chapter titled… continue reading »

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