Small Scale, Big Horsepower

Small Scale, Big Horsepower

A couple of years ago, I found myself wandering around a car show in Northern California. It was a Sunday in late August and, for the most part,… continue reading »

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Mr. Magoo’s Sloppy Jalopy! (1952)

Mr. Magoo’s Sloppy Jalopy! (1952)

One thing you’ll learn- You can’t put one over on ol’ Mister Magoo! Here’s a gem of a cartoon from 1952 where nearsighted Magoo buys a car for… continue reading »

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Stuck In The Middle

Stuck In The Middle

I woke up this morning with a text. “Ryan, we need to speak by phone.” For a guy like me… a guy that doesn’t talk to many people, is… continue reading »

Fire Up the Butt Wagon

Fire Up the Butt Wagon

Vintage hot rod collectables usually run the gamut of old racing trophies and car club plaques, or jackets. I’m not sure where my ‘Butt Wagon’ came from, or… continue reading »

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Jivin’ Jer: An American Life

Jivin’ Jer: An American Life

To be honest, I haven’t had time to read this book yet. But, it’s important to support those that support you – Our own Jivin’ Jer has been… continue reading »

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Starstruck by a Stocker

Starstruck by a Stocker

As a hot rodder, I appreciate all types of vintage machines. Generally speaking, if it’s old, it’s interesting. From craftsmanship and styling to everything in between, there’s no… continue reading »

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Bill Fisher’s Ford Speed Manual: The Flathead Bible

Bill Fisher’s Ford Speed Manual: The Flathead Bible

I’m still rummaging through my hot rod bookshelf and wanted to share a manual from 1952 that you can actually still purchase a reprint of to this very… continue reading »

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The Frank Salley ’37?

The Frank Salley ’37?

Way back in August of 2010, I posted about a mysteriously strange 1937 Ford coupe with the most awkward of chops. The photo in question came packaged with… continue reading »

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