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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A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird

So here’s a random find… I was thumbing through a 1961 Trend Book publication and found two shots of A.J. Lanier’s ’55 Thunderbird. A.J. was a retired Colonel… continue reading »

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New Cars

Friday, June 15, 2018
New Cars

Yesterday I came to the grim realization that some new cars just don’t have jacks. In many cases, these same cars also don’t have tire irons, lug wrenches… continue reading »

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