Color Footage: Drag Racing at Kahuku!

Color Footage: Drag Racing at Kahuku!

Ryan’s ‘Hao Wela‘ shirt reminded me of early Hawaiian drag racing stories from the Kahuku Point Air Field in Oahu, Hawaii. Yet despite many searches I’ve never been… continue reading »

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New Merch!

New Merch!

It’s been a battle, but I’ve finally been able to source enough shit together to release a couple of new shirts. One commemorates our new Pacific Outpost while… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Highlights on Film

Hot Rod Highlights on Film

Hot rodding opens so many doors to the past. It gives us an opportunity to explore another place and time while also forging our own path. Whenever anyone… continue reading »

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The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

The 1938 Buick Y Job is often touted as the first factory ‘concept’ car or as a GM ‘experimental’ car, but I would call this the first custom… continue reading »

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Finding The Hirohata

Finding The Hirohata

Last month, it was reported that the Hirohata Merc is available for private sale. Rumors suggest that the Petersen Museum is the most likely new owner, but I… continue reading »

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The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

When I was a kid, my best friend’s family stored a 1959 Ford Galaxie 500 Skyliner retractable hardtop in their barn. In my young mind, that Skyliner was… continue reading »

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Crash!

Crash!

The above and below picture has been used forever as a symbol to warn against hot rods and to promote safe driving by worried moms, insurance companies, government,… continue reading »

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Sports Rod Search Party

Sports Rod Search Party

Everyone loves a good hot rod treasure hunt. For me, I get a huge kick out of digging for lost hot rods or pieces thereof. Although I’ve never… continue reading »

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