’57 Variety

Friday, May 19, 2017
’57 Variety

In the traditional hot rodding and customizing realm, I’m often drawn to variations on a theme. It’s like a studio filled with artists looking at the same figure… continue reading »

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Doug McCauley’s Studebaker Truck

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Doug McCauley’s Studebaker Truck

Customizing is all about thinking a little different, isn’t it? Modifying and personalizing one’s vehicle enough to make it special in some stand-out way. By the early 1960’s, the mild… continue reading »

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Larry Watson Discusses His Creations…

Monday, May 15, 2017
Larry Watson Discusses His Creations…

So this video was uploaded to YouTube in 2011, but I somehow never saw it. I spent the first hour and a half of this morning giving it… continue reading »

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The Blue Angel: Part 2

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
The Blue Angel: Part 2

Back in 2013, Jay wrote a feature on the Blue Angel – a 1957 Chevrolet convertible that Barris and Dean Jeffries had had their way with. That was… continue reading »

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The Earl Bruce Armored Car

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The Earl Bruce Armored Car

Ryan’s story of the Dutch-flamed 300SL got me thinking a bit more about a pre-war custom that Earl Bruce owned, affectionally known as “The Armored Car”. You quickly… continue reading »

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The Earl Bruce 300 SL

Monday, May 1, 2017
The Earl Bruce 300 SL

A lot of people don’t know this, but Earl Bruce’s 300 SL was actually the first stateside. So, the car itself was seen by most sportscar guys as… continue reading »

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Ford’s Other Ways to Get Your Rays…

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Ford’s Other Ways to Get Your Rays…

Despite the fact that I love my ’39 Mercury convertible, I’m not really a drop top guy, per se. I was actually looking for a ’39 coupe but… continue reading »

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Classy Nash?

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Classy Nash?

By the early 1950s, Nash had a reputation as a budget, entry-level car. The Rambler was a fine car, and the Metropolitan was cute, but did Nash ever… continue reading »

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