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Art & Inspiration Lost Hot Rods By Pat G.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ryan, Oct 21, 2010.

  1. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 17,703

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

  2. seatex
    Joined: Oct 24, 2006
    Posts: 2,650


    OOOHHH! Thanks for ruining my "productive work day", Ryan!
  3. Now I can finally tell my wife something I want for Christmas.................Thanks Pat and Ryan.
  4. 49ratfink
    Joined: Feb 8, 2004
    Posts: 16,184

    from California

    I agree, this book is good stuff.
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    Joined: Mar 30, 2010
    Posts: 3,254


    damn , there goes my beer money this week.
    thanx ryan.
  6. CruZer
    Joined: Jan 24, 2003
    Posts: 1,896


    Make that two of us. I love reading Pat's writings.
  7. veedolpaul
    Joined: Jul 11, 2009
    Posts: 145


    Got one coming. I dig Pat`s writings and slant on all things hot rod and custom. A too tall point of view!
  8. 30panel
    Joined: Sep 12, 2007
    Posts: 118


    I just found mine.
    I've just been out of touch, bought my first Rodder's Journal last night #9 and on page 87 is my Panel era 63.
    Met up with an old friend at the last show, he thought the picture was mine. Finally saw a copy last night. What a surprise to see my car and a great picture too.
    Thanks Pat (Surf Rod's).
    Still have the Panel and looks the same, a we bit older.
  9. i've been waiting for this one...
  10. JimA
    Joined: Apr 1, 2001
    Posts: 4,803


    That's SOOO cool!! You owned it back then too?
  11. pgan
    Joined: Apr 7, 2009
    Posts: 104


    Hey Ryan, thanks very much for this big-time mention and the nice words about the book. I really appreciate it. People seem to like it--and it was fun to do. As I've mentioned here on the H.A.M.B., I'll be signing copies at AutoBooks in Burbank on Saturday, and at the SEMA Show in Larivee's art booth. HAMBers come by and say hi if you're in the area.

    Big Thanks, Pat Ganahl
  12. I got my copy about a week ago. Its already been read from cover to cover. It's a cool book!
  13. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,588

    from SUGAR CITY

    I gotta get it. I've read both of Tom Cotter's books and I love the hunt!!! Now if someone can just point me in the right direction to ind the Satan Coupe I can start looking for volume 2 of Too Tall Ganal's Lost Hot Rods!!!
  14. thunderbirdesq
    Joined: Feb 15, 2006
    Posts: 6,484


    Thanks Pat, can't wait to get my copy!!
  15. 3rd Gen Hot Rodder
    Joined: Jan 8, 2009
    Posts: 404

    3rd Gen Hot Rodder
    from Indiana

    Make that three.:)
  16. KIRK!
    Joined: Feb 20, 2002
    Posts: 12,034


    Got my sample copy a couple weeks ago. Love it!
  17. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,271

    from WA

    Pat is an excellent photographer, writer, historian, Hot Rod builder etc. and has more history in his head (with ALL details) than anyone I know....his books are always top notch.....and he's always ready with a "too tall" story...
  18. fab32
    Joined: May 14, 2002
    Posts: 13,990

    Member Emeritus

    Another one for the Christmas list. My wife is always bugging me about suggestions so this year I'll have a couple to add to the Ardun heads I've been trying to get "Santa" to bring the last few years.

  19. Bad Bob
    Joined: Jan 25, 2006
    Posts: 23,768

    Bad Bob
    from O.C. Baby

    51Mercules's surviver Custom 51 Merc is in there. Maybe he'll see this and comment on here. Talked to him yesterday and he was telling me he's been collecting parts to get it running again.
    Pat always does top notch books,so this should be a great addition to my other books of his. Looking forward to seeing it.
  20. 51 mercules
    Joined: Nov 29, 2008
    Posts: 2,597

    51 mercules

    Thank you Pat for including my car in this book.It was an honor.I've been collecting parts for awhile like Bob said.I dropped of my rear bumper and bumper guards at slddnmatts last week to have them customized.Still looking for a good machine shop for my Hemi.After the GNRS in January I'm going to try real hard to get my Merc running.My car will be at the GNRS thanks to Axle.Here's a pic of Pat shooting my merc for the book.

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  21. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
    Posts: 9,646


    ........ I'm gonna have to build a bigger garage now.
  22. I got to show Frank Morawski the book for the first time while standing next to his Merc which is in the book...........simply way cool
  23. Just ordered mine from Amazon, looks like a lot of good reading and winters coming:(.
    Thanks H.A.M.B. for the recommendation.
  24. rick finch
    Joined: May 26, 2008
    Posts: 3,952

    rick finch

    Just ordered it through Amazon....thanks for the heads up.
  25. Got my copy a couple weekends ago.

    Fantastic book! ... I highly recommend it to any of my fellow HAMBers.

    Here's a few other H.A.M.B. threads that discuss the book:

    * 51 mercules' Today Pat Ganahl Shot My Merc [May 2009]
    * Dean Lowe's Lost Hot Rod- It's alive!!! [December 2009]
    * 41woodie's Pat Ganahl's book "Lost Hot Rods" [September 24, 2010]
    * 51 mercules' I just received my book "Lost Hot Rods" [October 7, 2010]
    * Blacktop Graffiti's Lost Hot Rods book by Pat Ganahl!!!! [October 7, 2010]
    * pgan's Pat Ganahl Book Available [October 12, 2010]
  26. CHOP36
    Joined: May 7, 2007
    Posts: 155


    I got mine last week. Best book i got in a long time. Pat did a great job as always .I still have his video from years ago.Pat thank you !
  27. BrianBSU23
    Joined: Nov 12, 2006
    Posts: 78

    from Indiana

    Got mine a couple of weekends ago. Now I am ready for volume 2!
  28. SanDiegoJoe
    Joined: Apr 18, 2004
    Posts: 3,520


    I'd buy it for the Pierson Coupe story.

    Love that car.
  29. Ryan
    Joined: Jan 2, 1995
    Posts: 17,703

    from Austin, TX
    Staff Member

    Shit... I should have searched...
  30. damn newbies anyway:D:eek:

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