The 1956 Ford Thunderbird Mexico

Thursday, September 21, 2017
The 1956 Ford Thunderbird Mexico

Transportation Designer Alex Tremulis understood the importance of wind resistance and drag coefficents- During the War he developed advanced aircraft shapes at Wright Field using a wind tunnel,… continue reading »

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Not A Date Wagon

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Not A Date Wagon

You can’t throw a dead cat around these parts without hitting a 1948-54 Chevrolet pickup. Central Texas must have been absolutely crawling with the damned things back in… continue reading »

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Quiz Question: First to 200 mph?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Quiz Question: First to 200 mph?

The header image already gave it away, but here’s the question anyway: What was the first stock body production car to pass 200 mph at Bonneville? And what… continue reading »

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Setting Up at Bonneville

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Setting Up at Bonneville

Somehow I’ve never seen this footage before… Not a super long film clip, but every second of it offers new details worth taking note of. My guess for… continue reading »

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A Resilient Rail

Friday, September 1, 2017
A Resilient Rail

Hot rodders are resilient by nature. Ever since the dawn of our hobby there have been those who would rather fight than switch. It doesn’t matter if it’s… continue reading »

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King Ranch and The Cadillac

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
King Ranch and The Cadillac

“Most people don’t know this about me, but weapons are my REAL business. You name it and I know it: guns, bombs, gas, fire, blades, missiles, and everything… continue reading »

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Art of the Vintage Car Club Coat…

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Art of the Vintage Car Club Coat…

Ryan’s hermit-like-yet-heart-warming plea for his American-made merchandise sales got me fired up about traditional hot rod clothing, and we all can appreciate vintage graphics in their natural habitat:… continue reading »

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Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Another car drawing massive crowds at Pebble Beach was the ‘Vivant 77’ created by Herb Adams as a side project while he worked at Pontiac in the mid… continue reading »

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