Color Footage: Drag Racing at Kahuku!

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Color Footage: Drag Racing at Kahuku!

Ryan’s ‘Hao Wela‘ shirt reminded me of early Hawaiian drag racing stories from the Kahuku Point Air Field in Oahu, Hawaii. Yet despite many searches I’ve never been… continue reading »

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The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

Thursday, April 15, 2021
The Buick Y Job = First Factory Custom

The 1938 Buick Y Job is often touted as the first factory ‘concept’ car or as a GM ‘experimental’ car, but I would call this the first custom… continue reading »

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The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The Ford Skyliner: One Worth Bringing Back

When I was a kid, my best friend’s family stored a 1959 Ford Galaxie 500 Skyliner retractable hardtop in their barn. In my young mind, that Skyliner was… continue reading »

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Yes, they are still out there…

Thursday, April 8, 2021
Yes, they are still out there…

Have you lost all hope of ever finding that elusive barn find hot rod? Figured that they’ve all been discovered on a TV show and sold for too… continue reading »

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Movie of the Week: The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow!

Thursday, April 1, 2021
Movie of the Week: The Ghost of Dragstrip Hollow!

It’s been nearly a decade since I shared anything about this movie, but this time, I’m linking the entire film ‘The Hot Rod Gang meets Ghost of Dragstrip… continue reading »

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A Tribute to Tweedy Pie

Friday, March 26, 2021
A Tribute to Tweedy Pie

It’s been a busy week across the board. For the past few days, I’ve been helping a friend move his shop over to the East Bay. We’ve hauled… continue reading »

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Movie of the Week: ‘Hot Rod – Rebel of the Road’

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
Movie of the Week: ‘Hot Rod – Rebel of the Road’

This movie has been discussed a few times over the years, but since the YouTube version was pulled a while back, I’m not sure we’ve all had access… continue reading »

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Big Numbers!

Thursday, March 11, 2021
Big Numbers!

Maybe you’ve seen the clips below, maybe not? It’s a Plymouth promotional film from circa 1968 about drag racing called ‘Big Numbers’. The video and audio quality is… continue reading »

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