The H.A.M.B. Drags in 1962?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
The H.A.M.B. Drags in 1962?

A few years ago, Carl Blanton sent me a bunch of shots taken by his camera guy (Hightower?) in 1962 at Mo-Kan Dragstrip – the same venue that… continue reading »

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Jerauld’s Baby Bomb!

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Jerauld’s Baby Bomb!

How did I miss this video? Yes, great color footage (with a not-so-great soundtrack) of Al Jerauld and George Barber’s tiny San Diego tanker known as ‘Baby Bomb’… continue reading »

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The Blazing Paint Jobs of the Indianapolis 500

Friday, June 2, 2017
The Blazing Paint Jobs of the Indianapolis 500

Before we leave the Brickyard behind for another year, I thought it would be fun to look back at my three all time favorite liveries from Indy, based in color… continue reading »

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Maggini Motor Car Co. of San Francisco

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Maggini Motor Car Co. of San Francisco

One of the earliest Ford dealerships in San Francisco was operated by ‘Babe” Maggini, and one particular photo, taken outside Maggini Motor Car Company at 123 Jackson St., really… continue reading »

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Jay Everett’s ’34 Pickup

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Jay Everett’s ’34 Pickup

This is Jay Everett’s ’34 Pickup that was featured in the February, 1951 issue of Hot Rod Magazine. Rad little truck, right? And what about that name, does… continue reading »

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Halibrand Wheels: The Original Mag

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Halibrand Wheels: The Original Mag

The Term “Mag” gets thrown around quite a bit, as it’s almost become a generic term for any solid wheels. Outside of the hot rod and vintage racing… continue reading »

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Perspective

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Perspective

So that sleek aerodynamic form you see above belongs to the world famous T80. It was a Nazi Germany funded and Ferdinand Porsche designed land speed car that… continue reading »

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The Bill Faris ’38

Monday, March 6, 2017
The Bill Faris ’38

So Neil Emory had just finished up this ’38 Ford Cabriolet when Dean Batchelor dropped by. As far as I know, he snapped this one photo of the… continue reading »

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