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It was the 1940′s and some of them were flying missions over Germany or Japan, others were preparing airplanes to do the same, and still others were on the ground fighting face to face. A few years later and most were back home after having fought and won a country’s freedom through good ole hard work and ingenuity.
And once they were home that focus and drive had to be placed somewhere else. Guys like Lee Chapal (pictured), Bill Burke, Art Chrisman, and the Pierson brothers took it out to the garage. Hot Rodding was born to heroes.
And now is your chance to ask some of these pioneers the questions you always wanted answered.
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