1953: General Motors Halcyon Days…

Thursday, October 26, 2017
1953: General Motors Halcyon Days…

In the early 50s, GM could do no wrong. They were selling millions of cars and trucks per year and lead in global car sales by a very… continue reading »

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A Visit with Babe

Friday, October 20, 2017
A Visit with Babe

I checked my phone one last time and I knew it was over. There I was, sitting in my truck in front of an unnaturally sterile condominium office… continue reading »

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Looking Ahead Through Plexiglas…

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Looking Ahead Through Plexiglas…

The late 1930s is one of the high water marks for car design and innovation in America. We were coming out of the Great Depression, Art Deco and… continue reading »

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Confession: I Love Crust.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Confession: I Love Crust.

Call it what you want: Crust, Patina, even Character. If your anything like me, you just like original, unrestored stuff more than things that are super shiny and… continue reading »

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Hot Rods in the Everyday (Also: Discoveries with “Liquid Wrench Number 2”)

Friday, September 29, 2017
Hot Rods in the Everyday (Also: Discoveries with “Liquid Wrench Number 2”)

When I first started working on anything of the mechanical nature, all I had was a claw hammer, a few screwdrivers and ragtag collection of seemingly random sockets…. continue reading »

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Past The Tube Redux

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Past The Tube Redux

This is a re-feature from ten years ago… to the day I believe. And it’s funny – I’ve had these same feeling boiling up a lot lately. People… continue reading »

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A Dreamer’s Wish List

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
A Dreamer’s Wish List

We’ve all done it, I imagine; Made a short list of the ultimate hot rod parts or pieces we’d love to have dropped in our laps. If money… continue reading »

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King Ranch and The Cadillac

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
King Ranch and The Cadillac

“Most people don’t know this about me, but weapons are my REAL business. You name it and I know it: guns, bombs, gas, fire, blades, missiles, and everything… continue reading »

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