The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

The 1938 Buick Y Job is often touted as the first factory ‘concept’ car or as a GM ‘experimental’ car, but I would call this the first custom… continue reading »

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Finding The Hirohata

Finding The Hirohata

Last month, it was reported that the Hirohata Merc is available for private sale. Rumors suggest that the Petersen Museum is the most likely new owner, but I… continue reading »

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The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

When I was a kid, my best friend’s family stored a 1959 Ford Galaxie 500 Skyliner retractable hardtop in their barn. In my young mind, that Skyliner was… continue reading »

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Crash!

Crash!

The above and below picture has been used forever as a symbol to warn against hot rods and to promote safe driving by worried moms, insurance companies, government,… continue reading »

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Sports Rod Search Party

Sports Rod Search Party

Everyone loves a good hot rod treasure hunt. For me, I get a huge kick out of digging for lost hot rods or pieces thereof. Although I’ve never… continue reading »

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Yes, they are still out there…

Yes, they are still out there…

Have you lost all hope of ever finding that elusive barn find hot rod? Figured that they’ve all been discovered on a TV show and sold for too… continue reading »

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The Utility Trailer

The Utility Trailer

I’m working hard on a story for next week and can’t be bothered, so you get a bit of a bullshit post today. Essentially, I was asked if… continue reading »

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Jive Bomber Roadster 2.0

Jive Bomber Roadster 2.0

I’ve been on the HAMB a long time… The profile says August of 2001, but I was poking around before that, as I built up my ’29 Model… continue reading »

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