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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A Rod & Custom Road Trip

Friday, September 15, 2017
A Rod & Custom Road Trip

It’s funny how the world works. Earlier this summer, I was wandering around the L.A. Roadster Show swap meet, melting to the blacktop, when I stumbled across an… continue reading »

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Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Herb Adams ‘Vivant 77’

Another car drawing massive crowds at Pebble Beach was the ‘Vivant 77’ created by Herb Adams as a side project while he worked at Pontiac in the mid… continue reading »

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