The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

The Don Ferrara ’49 Ford

Don Ferrara is probably best known for his roadster, but his shoebox Ford was actually featured in more publications. From 1953 to 1955, it was featured in Honk,… continue reading »

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In Vogue

In Vogue

It’s kind of hard to believe that traditional hot rods haven’t always been popular. There once was a time (so I’m told) when whitewalls were out and those… continue reading »

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Send Good Thoughts for Vern’s Shop…

Send Good Thoughts for Vern’s Shop…

You’ve all heard about the massive fires we are experiencing here in Northern California. Its hard to explain how bad it is, but imagine thousands of acres, entire… continue reading »

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Obscure Oldsmobile

Obscure Oldsmobile

In the Trend Book marked number 101, you can find Hal Baund’s 1950 Oldsmobile. I don’t believe you can find it featured anywhere else… and that’s a shame,… continue reading »

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Nothing Like New Old Stock!

Nothing Like New Old Stock!

Juts last week I was pining away about how much I love crusty, original-paint stuff like my old bicycle, and now it’s time to sing the virtues of parts… continue reading »

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A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

A Repost: Jay Johnston’s Shoebox

I go through phases of obsession. A good example of that is last quarter when I spent a good three months thinking about ’38 cabriolets almost exclusively. I… continue reading »

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The Best Model A Drag Sedan Ever Built

The Best Model A Drag Sedan Ever Built

Seasoned members of the writing community strongly suggest that you should avoid the words “first,” “only” and “best” at all costs. They spur debate and, when used incorrectly,… continue reading »

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The Mini Pre-War Ford?

The Mini Pre-War Ford?

I’m fascinated by just how global the Ford Motor Company was by the 1930s. Henry had the vision very early to make cars regionally that suited the market… continue reading »

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