The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

Monday, October 16, 2017
The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

Don Ferrara is probably best known for his roadster, but his shoebox Ford was actually featured in more publications. From 1953 to 1955, it was featured in Honk,… continue reading »

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Obscure Oldsmobile

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Obscure Oldsmobile

In the Trend Book marked number 101, you can find Hal Baund’s 1950 Oldsmobile. I don’t believe you can find it featured anywhere else… and that’s a shame,… continue reading »

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Nothing Like New Old Stock!

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Nothing Like New Old Stock!

Juts last week I was pining away about how much I love crusty,¬†original-paint stuff like my old bicycle, and now it’s time to sing the virtues of parts… continue reading »

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A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

Monday, October 9, 2017
A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

I go through phases of obsession. A good example of that is last quarter when I spent a good three months thinking about ’38 cabriolets almost exclusively. I… continue reading »

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The Mini Pre-War Ford?

Thursday, October 5, 2017
The Mini Pre-War Ford?

I’m fascinated by just how global the Ford Motor Company was by the 1930s. Henry had the vision very early to make cars regionally that suited the market… continue reading »

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The 2017 Bayou Round Up

Monday, October 2, 2017
The 2017 Bayou Round Up

The Bayou Round Up is a sort of destination car show. Essentially, you load all of your buddies up into old cars and head to Lafayette, Louisiana and… continue reading »

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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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