The Pinnacle of Early Ford Engineering…

Monday, December 18, 2017
The Pinnacle of Early Ford Engineering…

For about three years, I drove a ’39 Ford sedan every single day – rain or shine. I took my kids to school in it. I went to… continue reading »

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The Family Heirloom

Friday, December 15, 2017
The Family Heirloom

Earlier this week, I was thinking about how rarely you see ’37 Ford hot rods. When the subject comes up, my mind jumps to a pair of favorites:… continue reading »

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Superchargers & Spacemen: Caption This!

Monday, December 4, 2017
Superchargers & Spacemen: Caption This!

Captions are critical. At the newspapers, they call ’em cutlines and in the magazine world, we call them by their rightful name. These little snippets are capable of… continue reading »

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The Silva Coupe

Friday, December 1, 2017
The Silva Coupe

So I’ve been working on this weird, sort of artsy, method of developing Portra film. It’s a process involving digital cameras, scanners, medium format film, dark rooms, and… continue reading »

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Revisting the Spurgin-Giovanine Roadster…

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Revisting the Spurgin-Giovanine Roadster…

You might remember Jimmy B’s 8mm footage of this iconic car at the dry lakes he shared many years ago, with Bob Giovanine giving commentary about the footage- It… continue reading »

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Draggin’ at Caddo

Monday, November 20, 2017
Draggin’ at Caddo

For the past few weeks I’ve been digging deep into Texas drag racing history. On my kitchen table, photos flood from borrowed three-ring binders as my notebooks fill… continue reading »

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Cool Things about Wally Parks ’29 A Roadster

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Cool Things about Wally Parks ’29 A Roadster

Can you believe Wally has been gone over 10 years now? To call him a hot rod icon is putting it lightly… But what I’ve been geeking out… continue reading »

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Tweety’s Resurrection

Monday, November 13, 2017
Tweety’s Resurrection

You remember Tweety Bird, right? Well, it looks as though this famous old roadster is about to be reborn. Jim and family delivered the roadster to Rex Rods… continue reading »

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