The Modern Land Speed Car

Friday, March 3, 2006
The Modern Land Speed Car

This is the ’27 roadster XF/BFMR world record holder ran by Keith Tardel and pals. They were able to run a class record speed of 166mph by way… continue reading »

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Sports Cars and Hot Rods

Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Sports Cars and Hot Rods

It seems like every six months or so a new post pops up on the H.A.M.B. exploring the influences of sports cars on the hot rod world. They… continue reading »

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The Perfect Hot Rod Cockpit

Thursday, February 23, 2006
The Perfect Hot Rod Cockpit

Hot rods don’t have interiors, they have cockpits. It’s a place of business, not comfort or enjoyment. Its function over form in its most purest sense. A perfect… continue reading »

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For Speed & Mileage…

Tuesday, February 14, 2006
For Speed & Mileage…

I live 36 minutes from my office. This morning I decided those 36 minutes would be best spent behind the wheel of my ’38 Ford coupe. Under most… continue reading »

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Home from Hawaii – Proving Your Valor

Monday, February 13, 2006
Home from Hawaii – Proving Your Valor

I’m home from Hawaii and have never missed paradise more. Goodman is also home. If you haven’t been following his story, you’ve missed quite a tale. He drove… continue reading »

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War and Hot Rods in Hawaii (Part Two)

Friday, February 10, 2006
War and Hot Rods in Hawaii (Part Two)

As promised, Tardel and I risked life and limb to bring you folks some shots of the 1/4 mile drag strip in Kauai, Hawaii. Locked gates, incredibly narrow… continue reading »

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War and Hot Rods in Hawaii

Thursday, February 9, 2006
War and Hot Rods in Hawaii

The hot rod culture is amazingly rich in Hawaii. More than a couple of Hot Rod Magazine cover cars from the late 50’s and into the early 60’s… continue reading »

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War Time Hot Rod

Wednesday, January 25, 2006
War Time Hot Rod

It’s the week after the Roadster Show and I all can do is think about this coupe built/restored by Rudy Rodriguez. I know this car has signifcant history,… continue reading »

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