Vintage Variations

Friday, July 31, 2020
Vintage Variations

Have you ever wondered what a historic hot rod or custom would look like if it were a different body style? What if Bob Hirohata started with a… continue reading »

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Stumbling over Gems: El Mirage 1948 in COLOR!

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Stumbling over Gems: El Mirage 1948 in COLOR!

We all know how rare it is to find early postwar hot rod event captured in clear, color photography. Maybe the Don Cox photos come to mind, but… continue reading »

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Moonburst: Lost & Found

Friday, July 24, 2020
Moonburst: Lost & Found

When it comes to hot rods, customs and racecars, there’s something undeniably exciting about the hunt. When we see an old barn, an overgrown field or a mysterious… continue reading »

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The John Athan ’29 A Roadster

Thursday, July 16, 2020
The John Athan ’29 A Roadster

Original Pre-War-built hot rods being preserved as they were first built is pretty rare. That hot rod being kept by the same owner all those years is even… continue reading »

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The Jim Hinds Roadster: Part 2

Monday, July 13, 2020
The Jim Hinds Roadster: Part 2

A few months back, Jive-Bomber featured the Jim Hinds Roadster as featured in the March, 1957 issue of Hot Rod Magazine and wondered how such a sweet little… continue reading »

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Peak Obscurity

Friday, July 3, 2020
Peak Obscurity

I love historic hot rods. But do you know what I love even more? Hot rods that I’ve never seen before. You know, the obscure ones—the homebuilt machines… continue reading »

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Rod & Custom at Bonneville in 1954

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Rod & Custom at Bonneville in 1954

Rod & Custom went to Bonneville for the 1954 Speed Trails, and in a bold editorial move, actually made a 10 page photo story about their trip. It… continue reading »

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On the Hunt for a Model A

Friday, June 26, 2020
On the Hunt for a Model A

I’m checking out an old car tomorrow. It’s a 1930 Ford Model A roadster, and it’s not too far from home. The weather forecast is calling for sun… continue reading »

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