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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2020 H.A.M.B. Drags: Register Now!

2020 H.A.M.B. Drags: Register Now!

So I decided to open registration to the 2020 H.A.M.B. Drags Nationals this morning. It’s a decision that I’ve had a hard time with for weeks given the… continue reading »

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Magnetic Madness

Magnetic Madness

A burst of color can go a long way. It can change the pace. It can shake things up. I like that. If you’re like me, all this… continue reading »

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Lets go to the Indy 500 and Bonneville back in 1934

Lets go to the Indy 500 and Bonneville back in 1934

I’m not sure why I’ve never seen this recently-restored footage before, but what a find! Firestone made this promotional film “The Test Supreme” for the 1934 race season,… continue reading »

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The 2020 H.A.M.B. Drags: What Are You Thinking?

The 2020 H.A.M.B. Drags: What Are You Thinking?

Given the turmoil over the last few months, I’ve been really hesitant to open registration for the 2020 H.A.M.B. Drags. There are so many aspects of running an… continue reading »

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The Hop Up Virtual Car Show

The Hop Up Virtual Car Show

Sad to say, the 2020 calendar of car events is fading away rapidly, both big and small, coast to coast. That’s led to a few fun socially-distant alternatives… continue reading »

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