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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Ernie and the Dwarf Cars revisited…

Thursday, March 4, 2021
Ernie and the Dwarf Cars revisited…

You just might remember my post about Ernie Adams 5/6 scale custom cars from a few a few years ago? He’s the crazy-but-talented builder of Maricopa, Arizona that… continue reading »

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The Brits Thought We Were Daft…

Thursday, February 25, 2021
The Brits Thought We Were Daft…

Watching this British Pathe news reel from 1964, you can see how the reporter must have been scratching his head to understand the fascination with drag racing. How… continue reading »

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Driving the Streets of Chicago in 1930s and NYC in 1940s…

Thursday, February 18, 2021
Driving the Streets of Chicago in 1930s and NYC in 1940s…

Yes, I’m sharing another ‘driving around in the old days’ clip… This one is pretty darn good. Clear footage of Chicago in 1936 and New York City streets… continue reading »

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Cruising Los Angeles in 1961…

Thursday, February 4, 2021
Cruising Los Angeles in 1961…

I’m still on my kick of finding old films remastered at 60 frames per second, and here’s another cruise through downtown LA, but this time it’s in 1961…. continue reading »

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Wisdom from Vern…

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Wisdom from Vern…

Living in the Bay Area of California, we’ve got a treasure trove of hot rodding legends all around this area, but the one man thats probably had the… continue reading »

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