Pete Brock’s ’46 Ford

Pete Brock’s ’46 Ford

One of the early Trend Books (121? Maybe?) features a ’46 Ford built by Olive Hill Garage in the early-1950’s. I’ve always been taken by the car simply… continue reading »

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Open For Business…

Open For Business…

In the last 50 or so days I’ve gotten more done than I have in the preceding 200. Easy. BUT, I haven’t shipped any merch or stamped a… continue reading »

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Street Altered!

Street Altered!

Slice and dice! That was the name of the game here. Kick things off with a 15-ish-year-old Chevrolet and get cutting. “Build a custom!” “Build a lowrider!” No… continue reading »

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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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