Pink Roadster Perplexity

Pink Roadster Perplexity

There’s nothing more fascinating than local hot rod history. As a person who’s passionate about the past, I love thinking back to a different time in this same… continue reading »

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Ford vs Chevy… The Age Old War

Ford vs Chevy… The Age Old War

It’s no secret that old man Henry strongly disliked the boys at GM, especially his main competition at the entry level Chevrolet division. The history books tell us… continue reading »

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The Shampoo Truck

The Shampoo Truck

Last week, I got into a conversation with myself comparing and contrasting the work of Joe Wilhelm and Joe Bailon. It got so intense that I eventually found… continue reading »

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Photo of the Week: Cagle & Callahan Dragster

Photo of the Week: Cagle & Callahan Dragster

Reminiscent of Dick Craft’s ‘The Bug’, this bare bones dragster built by Gary Cagle and Clark Callahan in 1958 wouldn’t pass any shadow of NHRA safety standards by… continue reading »

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The Vandergriff Chrysler

The Vandergriff Chrysler

Back in 2007, I somehow managed to get up the nerve to ask one of my heroes for an interview. At the time, I didn’t know Gary Howard… continue reading »

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What’s Up, Washington?

What’s Up, Washington?

It’s the first week of May and I’m already thinking about summer. It seems like I’m adding something new to my ever-expanding Google Calendar on a daily basis…. continue reading »

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Kansas City Car Clubs in 1959

Kansas City Car Clubs in 1959

I’m in KC visiting family for a few days, and I found this article from almost exactly 63 years ago about the Kansas City Timing Association, their strip,… continue reading »

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The Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler

The Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler

If I had to name one car that influenced more late customizers than any other, I would probably chose the Clif Inman ’57 Chrysler. In fact, I’ve talked… continue reading »

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