The Don Holland ’41

Monday, March 13, 2017
The Don Holland ’41

So I got an email from a young man looking for a custom car that belonged to his family in the 1940’s and 50’s. Included was a link to… continue reading »

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It Was 10 Years Ago Today…

Tuesday, March 7, 2017
It Was 10 Years Ago Today…

March 7th, 2007 my daughter Josephine was born. I’ll never forget that feeling bringing our first baby home from the hospital and realizing that life as we knew… continue reading »

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The Bill Faris ’38

Monday, March 6, 2017
The Bill Faris ’38

So Neil Emory had just finished up this ’38 Ford Cabriolet when Dean Batchelor dropped by. As far as I know, he snapped this one photo of the… continue reading »

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Craziest Custom Corvair: The Forcasta

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Craziest Custom Corvair: The Forcasta

After yesterday’s article about compact customs, I began to think about the most radical compact custom of all time, and came upon this gem: Darryl Starbird’s Corvair-based “Forcasta”…. continue reading »

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Battle of the Compact Customs: 1961

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Battle of the Compact Customs: 1961

As the Sixties were dawning, the American automobile scene was changing drastically. Pressure from Volkswagen sales and a more youthful and female buying audience required smaller cars be offered… continue reading »

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The Cabriolet & The Castle

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
The Cabriolet & The Castle

In the late 1800’s, the Texas Military Institute bought 32 acres located high on a hill just outside of downtown Austin and built themselves a fine looking castle… continue reading »

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The Local Survivor

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The Local Survivor

Last week a member of the H.A.M.B. posted a fresh survivor in the classifieds… The ’32 Chevrolet above was found somewhere in Wisconsin and was built sometime in… continue reading »

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You’re Covered: Hot Rodding Magazines from 1945-1975

Friday, January 6, 2017
You’re Covered: Hot Rodding Magazines from 1945-1975

A hot rodder’s library is one of their most important tools. Books, magazines, newspapers, brochures, manuals, maps—it doesn’t really matter what it is; if it’s old and has… continue reading »

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