Part 3: Hot Rods In Hawaii

Sunday, July 7, 2019
Part 3: Hot Rods In Hawaii

When we go to Hawaii, we typically stay on the island of Kauai and we tend to rent a different house on the same street in Waimea. Waimea… continue reading »

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Is the Journey really the Reward?

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Is the Journey really the Reward?

I had a goal: Take our family Pontiac Safari wagon to Santa Maria this year for the West Coast Kustoms Memorial Day weekend show. I also had a… continue reading »

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The Factory Custom of the Vintage Trailer World… Model X

Thursday, May 23, 2019
The Factory Custom of the Vintage Trailer World… Model X

Ryan’s pictures from the road got me all fired up about travel trailers again, and reminds me of the coolest, most exclusive travel trailer from the Mid Century… continue reading »

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If Porsche raced a tractor at Bonneville…

Tuesday, May 14, 2019
If Porsche raced a tractor at Bonneville…

I drove my old 911 down to LA this weekend for a vintage Porsche gathering called ‘Luftgekült’, which means ‘air-cooled’ in German. There were tons of cool cars… continue reading »

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The 1960s Art of Big Daddy Ed Roth

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
The 1960s Art of Big Daddy Ed Roth

I was thinking the Mysterion story from yesterday, and Ryan’s note about not loving all of Roth’s over-the-top designs, mainly being more fantasy than function. I’m in the… continue reading »

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Bob Gurr- The Gearhead of Disneyland

Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Bob Gurr- The Gearhead of Disneyland

Ever wonder who designed the original cars for Autopia? How about the 3/4 scale Main Street vehicles like the fire engine, double-decker bus and jalopy? Even  the original… continue reading »

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U Drop Inn

Friday, April 26, 2019
U Drop Inn

Four states into our cross-country Rodder’s Journal road trip, my co-worker Geoff and I made a quick stop near the Texas/Oklahoma border. Earlier that day, we battled powerful… continue reading »

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What’s New on the Book Shelf?

Thursday, April 25, 2019
What’s New on the Book Shelf?

You might have previously read a some of my suggestions for hot rod book essentials and another one on vintage photo reference books. Today I want to share… continue reading »

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