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Hot Rods You Should Know: The 1929 Ford Model A Pickup "Ala Kart"

Hot Rods You Should Know: The 1929 Ford Model A Pickup “Ala Kart”

It's not everyday that a build comes along that is so custom and so intricately detailed that it inspires the entire automotive community like George Barris' Ala Kart. Check out the custom truck's story here.Read More

Tim Washburn's ’63 Nova SS Is A True Street Cruiser

Tim Washburn’s ’63 Nova SS Is A True Street Cruiser

Tim Washburn is a Nova fanatic, fueled by fond memories of previously-owned examples. He set out to own another, and once scouring the 'net produced what he wanted, that's when the driving started. Read More

Rob’s Car Movie Review: American Graffiti (1973)

Rob’s Car Movie Review: American Graffiti (1973)

A review of the classic car movie, American Graffiti, directed by George Lucas, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, and Harrison Ford.Read More

Roadstar, A Keith Dean Built Traditional 1940 Mercury Kustom

Roadstar, A Keith Dean Built Traditional 1940 Mercury Kustom

When it comes to Mercury builds, nothing is sweeter than a traditional Merc lead sled project. Keith Dean's traditional build hits the bulls-eye. We spotted it at this year's GNRS. Check it out here.Read More

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Immortal Offenhauser Racing Engine

The Offenhauser four-cylinder engine dominated Indy 500 racing for decades, powering hundreds of successful racers. It was simple, powerful, and reliable.Read More

Lazy, Hazy Days of So Cal - LS1 Powered, 1957 Corvette Restomod

Lazy, Hazy Days of So Cal – LS1 Powered, 1957 Corvette Restomod

Jim Nielsen's 1957 Corvette was a restomod trendsetter back in 2001. The care and effort he put in to the build make this updated C1 timeless. And this car is also the template for nailing the stance on a C1.Read More

Dave Pareso's '51 Mercury: Traditional With Modern Conveniences

Dave Pareso’s ’51 Mercury: Traditional With Modern Conveniences

Things wear out, and when they do, it is time for a change. In 2012 Dave Pareso tore his beloved Mercury down for a new look. It's still traditional, but has a few modern touches. Read More

What Are You Working On? Dennis Summers' 1967 Chevy Van

What Are You Working On? Dennis Summers’ 1967 Chevy Van

A 1967 Chevy windowed van certainly allows for plenty of room for hauling parts. While not exactly an open-bed type of truck, this van might be used to haul passengers on those long-distance surfing trips.Read More

Dakota Digital Shines Bright At The 2017 GNRS In Pomona This Year

Dakota Digital Shines Bright At The 2017 GNRS In Pomona This Year

Dakota Digital has become one of the custom builder's favorites for elite custom builds. We spotted three of these exquisite builds at this year's GNRS. Read More

SEMA Law And Order: Leaving 2016 Legislation in the Dust

SEMA Law And Order: Leaving 2016 Legislation in the Dust

Last month, we focused our SEMA law and order update on state-level legislative actions in 2016. This month, we've moved on to the big picture, and the three legislative matters that caused the biggest stir.Read More

Recycling At Its Best: From Basket Case To Show Case

Recycling At Its Best: From Basket Case To Show Case

Recycling is the process of converting waste material into new material- an alternative to disposal. Car guys know that. Several people were involved in recycling this 1960 Chevrolet Brookwood station wagon.Read More

Historic Engines - The Fabulous Ford Flathead

Historic Engines – The Fabulous Ford Flathead

For 50 years, the Ford Flathead V8 was produced around the world to power some of the greatest cars of its day.Read More

What To Look For When Buying A Used Holley Carburetor

What To Look For When Buying A Used Holley Carburetor

Scouring swap meets looking for a used Holley carburetor for your application can be a daunting task. We contacted the folks at Holley to get a little information to help you find the perfect fuel squirter.Read More

Automakers That Didn’t Make It: The Corbin Motor Vehicle Corp

Automakers That Didn’t Make It: The Corbin Motor Vehicle Corp

The Corbin Motor Vehicle Corporation was one of America's earliest automakers, and even though it didn't last, it is still celebrated in its hometown today.Read More

Hot Rods You Should Know: The Ramchargers High & Mighty

Hot Rods You Should Know: The Ramchargers High & Mighty

The creation of the High & Mighty Plymouth can be traced back to the ranks of the Chrysler Institute of Engineering's Class of 1957. Check out the car's history and where it is now.Read More

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