Finding The Hirohata

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Finding The Hirohata

Last month, it was reported that the Hirohata Merc is available for private sale. Rumors suggest that the Petersen Museum is the most likely new owner, but I… continue reading »

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Cole Foster

Monday, April 5, 2021
Cole Foster

I think it was around 1996 or ’97… Rob Fortier was giving me a crash course on cool. It started at the Go Away Garage in Wichita, KS… continue reading »

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The Birth of So-Cal Speed Shop In Alex’ Own Words…

Thursday, March 25, 2021
The Birth of So-Cal Speed Shop In Alex’ Own Words…

I’m still riding high from the birthday party for Alex Xydias, and one thing that really struck me was his amazing memory of details from over 70 years… continue reading »

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The Invitation You Don’t Refuse

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
The Invitation You Don’t Refuse

I was on the phone with Bruce Meyer last week and he mentioned wanted to pull a few guys together for Alex Xydias’ 99th Birthday, but planning had… continue reading »

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Talking Shop with the Hot Rod Kid

Friday, March 19, 2021
Talking Shop with the Hot Rod Kid

Last month, I traveled north to Portland, Oregon, for a weeklong excursion. While I was there, I rolled around in the snow, explored old neighborhoods, and ate way… continue reading »

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Hot Rod Bandits

Monday, February 22, 2021
Hot Rod Bandits

Shit really hit the fan here in Texas last week… As a result, we lived without power and water for far too long and the Atomic Lab was… continue reading »

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A Lightweight Wheelchair…

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
A Lightweight Wheelchair…

A few years ago, I was exploring Instagram and found this guy that was into both photography and woodworking. Sharing the same passions, I smashed that follow button… 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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