A Rare Custom: Fred’s ’42 Ford Convertible

A Rare Custom: Fred’s ’42 Ford Convertible

For those of you who know both your world history and classic car facts, will quickly note that 1942 is among the lowest production numbers for US automobiles…. continue reading »

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Continental Club Relief Fund

Continental Club Relief Fund

You’d be hard pressed to find a community that has given more to traditional hot rods and customs than the one in Austin, TX. That community would not… continue reading »

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The Dan Gurney 1961 Impala

The Dan Gurney 1961 Impala

This one doesn’t really fall in the ‘custom’ car category in the traditional sense of the word, but it definitely qualifies as a ‘sleeper’ in the racing world,… continue reading »

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Give Him Both Or Give Him Death

Give Him Both Or Give Him Death

I grabbed my daughter’s board and started paddling out in the same way I’d drive up to a McDonald’s and ask for a burger, and with no more… continue reading »

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Bing Crosby’s T

Bing Crosby’s T

My stay in Michigan is coming to a close, and I’m winding things down with a short feature on an obscure hot rod of yesteryear. The car is… continue reading »

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Road Trip on Route 66 by Tin Can…

Road Trip on Route 66 by Tin Can…

My family and I are getting ready for the most Yankee Doodle All-American vacation you can imagine: A two week road trip down Route 66, pulling an Airstream… continue reading »

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Automotive Service (1940)

Automotive Service (1940)

This is a total cop out feature… But I’m pressed on time while juggling three huge projects at the moment and figured some of you might enjoy this… continue reading »

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Interview with a Builder: Arthur Bentas “The Raven”

Interview with a Builder: Arthur Bentas “The Raven”

Here we are in 2020, and the fact is, the majority of hot rod and custom builders from 50s are now well into their eighties. There aren’t many… continue reading »

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