Air Bags: The Case For And Against

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Air Bags: The Case For And Against

Last week, we had our annual thread on the H.A.M.B. discussing/debating/arguing on how off-topic or too stringent (depending on what side of the line your are on) the… continue reading »

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Mighty Mopar Movers

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Mighty Mopar Movers

Ryan’s images of the Hot Rod Drag Safari being pulled by that sweet ’54 Dodge wagon inspired me to think about my favorite Dodge-Chrysler-Plymouth station wagons of all… continue reading »

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The Forgotten Fastbacks…

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
The Forgotten Fastbacks…

The Fastback, Sedanette, Torpedo Tail… Whatever you want to call it, here was a handsome body style that came on very strong in the 1940s and lasted into… continue reading »

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The Best Custom Material… 1961 Models.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The Best Custom Material… 1961 Models.

As exciting as it was to review Detroit’s finest designs for 1960, much bigger changes were coming only a year later, as American cars shrank in their scale… continue reading »

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Where’s the Custom Packards?

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Where’s the Custom Packards?

Many decades ago I was a teenage squid in the Navy, stationed in Orlando, Florida for my ‘A’ school. On the base was an Auto Shop for sailors… continue reading »

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The Thunderado

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
The Thunderado

So while I was researching old Motor Life magazines for my “Custom Of The Year” feature, I ran across this weird and obscure gem. I think Motor Life… continue reading »

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Custom Of The Year: Part 2

Monday, March 26, 2018
Custom Of The Year: Part 2

OK… Last week I polled you guys using the “Custom Of The Year” nominations from a 1960 issue of Motor Life Magazine. There were thirty nominations in all…… continue reading »

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The Best Custom Material… 1960 Models.

Thursday, March 22, 2018
The Best Custom Material… 1960 Models.

Ryan’s Custom of the Year post yesterday got me thinking about two things: How kookie some of the custom car styling was already starting to get by 1960,… continue reading »

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