Happy Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2020
Happy Memorial Day

Just a quick note to say… Happy Memorial Day. And to keep things somewhat on topic, I thought I would do my annual gallery of WWII era staff… continue reading »

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Donn Varner: Striping King of the Northwest

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Donn Varner: Striping King of the Northwest

When you ask someone here about the most famous pinstriper of the 1950s, the majority of folks will usually respond with Dean Jeffries, maybe Ed Roth, or most… continue reading »

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The Clyde Sturdy Roadster

Monday, May 11, 2020
The Clyde Sturdy Roadster

Without doubt, the best branding job in the history of hot rodding was done by So-Cal Speedshop. They had a very clear mission and every public facing piece… continue reading »

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The Pacemakers’ S.CO.T Blower

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
The Pacemakers’ S.CO.T Blower

So I got an email last week from a reader that had recently bought a 1930 Ford roadster powered by a S.CO.T blown flathead. With it, came a… continue reading »

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Wood Ya Like To Drag?

Friday, April 24, 2020
Wood Ya Like To Drag?

Some of the best styles are created when cultures clash. That applies to music, fashion, design and, of course, hot rodding. Today, we’re going to take a look… continue reading »

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Chasing The U-2

Monday, April 20, 2020
Chasing The U-2

I’m sure most of you have seen the U-2 chase car videos. Typically, it’s a pair of hot Mustangs or Camaros hauling ass down the air strip trying… continue reading »

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Monday

Monday, April 13, 2020
Monday

Amongst scholars and bullshitters, the opening 5-minutes of “Hot Rod” is considered to be the best early hot rod footage in existence. Five flathead powered roadsters racing down… continue reading »

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The Fisk ’41

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The Fisk ’41

This morning, I had planned on posting a depressing outlook of our industry given social isolation. But, it was just too damned disheartening to carry through to the… continue reading »

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