The Dragettes

The Dragettes

In 1955, Kansas City was quickly becoming one of the hottest scenes for illegal street racing. Shit was going down… and it was going down on the regular…. continue reading »

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Should You Have Kept It?

Should You Have Kept It?

It’s a haunting title, isn’t it? Ryan isn’t alone with his ’65 Riviera thoughts. Most of us can remember an old car or two that we sold either… continue reading »

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My Old Rivi Sells At Auction…

My Old Rivi Sells At Auction…

A few weeks back I got word that my old ’65 Riviera was going up for auction with Mecum in Dallas. Seeing these promotional photos brought back a… continue reading »

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Oil & Change

Oil & Change

It’s already dark by the time I slide beneath my truck with a socket wrench in hand. I shift the drip pan into position, making sure to align… continue reading »

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The Barris Kustoms Shop Woodie

The Barris Kustoms Shop Woodie

It’s a pretty iconic custom for a few reasons: First, it was the Barris Kustoms shop car, used as demo vehicle for a how-to on painting flames. Secondly,… continue reading »

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Frankenstein Lives…

Frankenstein Lives…

It’s everyone’s dream to find a verifiable old hot rod and bring it back to life. It’s another thing all together when that verifiable old hot rod has… continue reading »

Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

Ford at the World’s Fair in 1934 and 1935

I’ve written about Ford at the 1964 World’s Fair before, but here’s some footage of Ford’s first presence at a World’s Fair, and it goes back 30 years… continue reading »

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Rods Illustrated

Rods Illustrated

My professional life started as a graphic designer… and my life as a designer was born from studying old car magazines. My favorite will always be the very… continue reading »

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