Mystery ‘Vert

Mystery ‘Vert

Monday’s post on the Valley Custom ’38 motivated Larry Maclin to send in the above photo. Here’s the email that accompanied it: “Ryan, I saw your post on… continue reading »

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Ford v. Ferrari… More Than a Movie.

Ford v. Ferrari… More Than a Movie.

My wife and I had a kid-free date night this weekend, and after a nice dinner, we strolled to the cinema up the street to catch the evening… continue reading »

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The Ray Vega 1938 Ford

The Ray Vega 1938 Ford

I was farting around in the archives this morning and came across these shots of Ray Vega’s 1938 Ford Convertible. I believe these are from an early (1953?)… continue reading »

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Polished to Perfection

Polished to Perfection

Last night, I stood at my workbench with a drill in hand. It was dark, and the only light in my garage came from a pair of LED… continue reading »

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Land Speed Legend For Sale

Land Speed Legend For Sale

Land Speed Racers don’t come up for sale too often, not to mention something built by a racing legend and holding the SCTA’s AA/FS record of 448.757 mph… continue reading »

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Bass Finds A Way

Bass Finds A Way

Brian Bass was strolling through the Puyallup swap meet in Washington State when he stumbled upon a pretty decent ’25 roadster body at a fair price. The fact… continue reading »

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Seattle’s Slick ’36

Seattle’s Slick ’36

I was up in Seattle visiting an old friend recently, and we were chatting about the custom scene around here in early 1950s. It’s easy to think of… continue reading »

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Hot Rodding in an Unlikely Place

Hot Rodding in an Unlikely Place

“Turn here, turn here!” she signaled as we approached an intersection in San Francisco’s Sunset district. “What?” I asked, slightly confused. She directed my attention to a searing… continue reading »

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