Happy 103rd Birthday, Ed Iskendarian!

Happy 103rd Birthday, Ed Iskendarian!

We are incredibly lucky to still have a few of the original post-war hot rodding legends with us. Guys like Alex Xydias, Ed Pink, Gene Winfield, and Ed… continue reading »

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The Schutt ’32

The Schutt ’32

Thinking about Ray Brown earlier this week dragged Mac Schutt from the dusty corners of my mind. Back when Mac was just a high school punk, he whipped… continue reading »

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Music Video of the Week: Hey Mr. Repoman

Music Video of the Week: Hey Mr. Repoman

OK, maybe this amateurish song isn’t gonna be on your personal top 10 playlist next week, but I figured the color racing footage from the 1950s was worth… continue reading »

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The Ray Brown ’27

The Ray Brown ’27

Y’all remember Presley? That little girl we threw a baby shower for at the HAMB Drags? Get this: I’m in California right now at her college orientation. Time… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Hawk

Hot Rod Hawk

Not long after I returned from Michigan, I noticed a new (old) car parked in the neighborhood. Out on Turk Street, there was a Studebaker—black on black with… continue reading »

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Movie of the Week: 1937 Ford V8s speak for themselves!

Movie of the Week: 1937 Ford V8s speak for themselves!

Ford was in a bit of a bind for 1937. Sure, they were the volume leader and had tremendous sales throughout early 1930s, but rival Chevrolet was catching… continue reading »

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An Unsung Hero In Hot Rodding

An Unsung Hero In Hot Rodding

I’ve spent the better part of the last four or five years entrenched in a sprawling research project with a friend. This grand endeavor is a deep dive… continue reading »

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The Lure of the Swamp Cooler

The Lure of the Swamp Cooler

I’m not sure what neck of the woods you live in, but right now it’s 103 degrees where I live, which is WAY above normal here, July or… continue reading »

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