The Toy Shop Custom

The Toy Shop Custom

Dick Adams 1949 Chevrolet coupe found in the December ’54 Rod & Custom ticks all the right boxes for me on what a mild postwar custom should be:… continue reading »

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Chip Foose & The ’32 Ford

Chip Foose & The ’32 Ford

Years ago, at the GNRS, I got into an out-and-out war with a bottle of tequila. I knew going in that nothing good could come from partaking at… continue reading »

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The Hop Up Top 25!

The Hop Up Top 25!

Do you remember the Hop Up Virtual Car Show I shared a few weeks ago? Well, they have whittled the entries down to the Top 25 in each… continue reading »

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

Just a quick note to say… Happy Memorial Day. And to keep things somewhat on topic, I thought I would do my annual gallery of WWII era staff… continue reading »

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Swedes with Sawzalls: Chopping a Model A

Swedes with Sawzalls: Chopping a Model A

For whatever reason, I’ve been going hot rod crazy these past few weeks. You know how it is: staying up way too late scheming and planning your next… continue reading »

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Donn Varner: Striping King of the Northwest

Donn Varner: Striping King of the Northwest

When you ask someone here about the most famous pinstriper of the 1950s, the majority of folks will usually respond with Dean Jeffries, maybe Ed Roth, or most… continue reading »

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Featured Classifieds: 1932 Ford RPU

Featured Classifieds: 1932 Ford RPU

I woke up this morning determined to do a “Featured Classifieds” post. Before Covid, the prices of early Fords were dipping fairly significantly. In fact, if I had… continue reading »

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When did Wagons become Cool Customs?

When did Wagons become Cool Customs?

Well, if you go by Rod & Custom’s nod to the grocery getter (a cover car, no less!), they became viable customs in October of 1954. Before that… continue reading »

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