The Car That Never Was: 1959 Pontiac El Catalina

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The Car That Never Was: 1959 Pontiac El Catalina

In 1959, Pontiac was at the top of their game with sales figures improving year over year, making dynamite cars that were packed with clean style and legendary… continue reading »

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1949 Ford Ranchero

Monday, December 3, 2018
1949 Ford Ranchero

People have been trying to make a “ranchero” out of Shoebox Fords since probably around 1949. The two most notable and maybe successful attempts of this endeavor would… continue reading »

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Death of the Impala…

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Death of the Impala…

GM recently announced they are cutting a number of vehicles from their entire line up by the end of 2019 in order to save billions of dollars over… continue reading »

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My Old Rivi Sells At Auction…

Monday, November 12, 2018
My Old Rivi Sells At Auction…

A few weeks back I got word that my old ’65 Riviera was going up for auction with Mecum in Dallas. Seeing these promotional photos brought back a… continue reading »

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The Barris Kustoms Shop Woodie

Thursday, November 8, 2018
The Barris Kustoms Shop Woodie

It’s a pretty iconic custom for a few reasons: First, it was the Barris Kustoms shop car, used as demo vehicle for a how-to on painting flames. Secondly,… continue reading »

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1957 Customs of the Year

Thursday, September 27, 2018
1957 Customs of the Year

Motor Life Magazine, July 1957 contains a feature on what they considered the top 30 customs of the year. Some of these where classics we know like the… continue reading »

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The 1949 Mercury: Happy 70th Birthday!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
The 1949 Mercury: Happy 70th Birthday!

We actually passed her birthday back in June, but it’s worth noting that the iconic 1949 Mercury debuted in the Summer of 1948. When the first post-war Mercury… continue reading »

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Your Favorite Pair

Monday, July 23, 2018
Your Favorite Pair

I had lunch with a buddy of mine last week that is fortunate enough to own a very large and very complete collection of early hot rods and… continue reading »

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