The Origin of Flaming Hot Rods?

The Origin of Flaming Hot Rods?

Apologies if this has been covered before, but after Ryan’s post I kept wondering when flames began appearing on hot rods? For the life of me I cannot… continue reading »

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Perfect Flames

Perfect Flames

A few years ago I was bullshitting with Lee Pratt about flames. At the time, he was working on flaming his deuce and studying a lot of historical… continue reading »

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Darryle Starbird’s Buick Invicta

Darryle Starbird’s Buick Invicta

When I was a young kid in Kansas City, there were two car shows that stood out in my mind as the best in town: The Cowtown Nationals… continue reading »

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1961 Chevrolet Impala Concept

1961 Chevrolet Impala Concept

I believe these images came from a design house tour lead by Bill Mitchell in 1958. I’ve never really been able to confirm that or get much more… continue reading »

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Friday Fire Power

Friday Fire Power

“What would you do for a Klondike Bar?” That was the old tagline that’s worked its way into the North American lexicon over the past 40-some years. For… continue reading »

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Delaying the Car Event Bucket List till 2021

Delaying the Car Event Bucket List till 2021

Way back in early March this year, I was flying home from judging cars at the Amelia Island Concours, unaware of just how much Covid would radically alter… continue reading »

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The 2012 Hot Rod Revolution

The 2012 Hot Rod Revolution

This week has been nuts around the Atomic World HQ. Essentially, I am preparing all of my sites for upgrading later in the year and the first step… continue reading »

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Lots of Tin on the Mother Road…

Lots of Tin on the Mother Road…

My family and I just returned from a two week long, 4800 mile Airstream-tugging road trip that took us across 13 states, and returning to the West Coast… continue reading »

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