SAILOR BOB: ANATOMY OF A MODEL T

SAILOR BOB: ANATOMY OF A MODEL T
Injecting new life into an iconic hot rod built in the 1950s and featured in Car Craft and Hot Rod, documented here by Pat Ganahl: SAILOR BOB: ANATOMY OF A MODEL T. Pat Ganal documents all the twists and turns involved in finding an abandoned classic hot rod that was featured in popular car magazines back in the day, and then bringing it back to life. It’s an ongoing saga of an iconic T-roadster that we brought you some details of @ http://carguychronicles.com/pat-ganahl-old-school-hot-rods/ ...
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HOT RODS: SPEED OF SAND

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More than 100 automotive icons, including HOT RODS: SPEED OF SAND, will be showcased in classes from The Pursuit of Speed to The Era of the Hypercar, at the London Concours 2020. The London Concours, presented by Montres Breguet, will be hosting a unique celebration of Hot Rod culture during its 2020 event. The Speed of Sand class, presented by the Ace Café (famous for its Hot Rod evenings) and the VHRA (Vintage Hot Rod Association), celebrates pre-1949 American Hot Rods and their annual pilgri...
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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’: ’32 FORD

In 1965 Larry Jaworske was building car models, mowing lawns and learning about building drag cars from neighbors and his older brother, Gary. And, he couldn’t get enough of the Mamas and Papas Grammy-winning rendition of California Dreamin’. Unlike the narrative of the hit song that deals with escaping the cold to head to warmer climes, Larry’s interest had little to do with weather. It had everything to do with hot rods and muscle cars. More than anything he wanted to cruise around Southern ...
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ROLLING BONES: HOT RODS @ AMELIA!

ROLLING BONES: HOT RODS @ AMELIA!
Coupes and roadsters honoring the origins of American hot rodding will be showcased at 25th anniversary Amelia Island Concours in 2020. Rolling Bones is a school of rodding that strips away the glitz to present the earthy glamor of the earliest rods to slash across the dry lakes and salt flats on the weekends, yet serve as everyday transportation. For the folks who have created Rolling Bones hot rods in Greenfield Center, NY in 1999, it always goes back to racing, power and speed. Next year they...
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HOT ROD HEAVEN: 54th ANNUAL LA ROADSTER SHOW!

HOT ROD HEAVEN: 54th ANNUAL LA ROADSTER SHOW!
Hundreds of hot rods, customs and classics will be on display alongside the event’s historic swap meet on June 15 & 16. The LA Roadster Show produced by the LA Roadsters car club, America’s premier showcase for pre-1936 hot rods and customs, car, returns to the Fairplex in Pomona, CA on Father’s Day weekend, June 15-16, 2018. One of the longest-running roadster exhibitions in the world, the event will feature the world’s largest gathering of pre-1936 hot rods as well as its historic swap me...
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WILD-EYED & REVVED-UP: RODS AND ROSES!

It's become a tradition: The High Noon Engine Rev at the Rods & Roses Car Show in Carpinteria, CA. The show celebrated its 20 Anniversary on July 1st – and the roar of the engines this year was a loud salute to local automotive legend, Andy Granetelli. There were over 150 wicked, wonderful and wild-eyed customs, classics and musclecars lining Linden Avenue, Carpinteria's main thoroughfare that delivers you to the "World's Safest Beach" on the Pacific. Proceeds from this always-enjoyable sho...
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BOOK REVIEW: KENSINGTON MD’S GASOLINE ALLEY!

Our Mike Matune reviews Cynthia Lee Monroe’s unique historical book about the car culture in suburban Washington, D.C. Cindy Monroe’s impressive volume, KENSINGTON MARYLAND’S GASOLINE ALLEY, began life, as of all things, a crime novel. Fortunately for historic motorsports aficionados, Monroe changed direction after a trip to a local historical society revealed there was a story even more intriguing. The book is about a place on the map in suburban Washington, D.C. that hid behind its humble app...
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HOT RODS & CUSTOMS: HOT TIME IN OLD TOWN!

The Bent Axels Car Club shut down Old Town Orcutt, CA, drawing car guys, vacationers and BBQ lovers. Jim Palam, our man on the Left Coast, loves nothing  more than great BBQ and cars. The 35th Annual Bent Axles Car Club Show drew crowds hungry for Santa Maria style Tri-Tip BBQ and pre-1972 hot rods, customs and vintage vehicles. This popular, easy-pace show started Friday July 17th with a Strawberry Social and buttoned-up on Sunday the 19th with a Poker Run and Picnic. Proceeds and dona...
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POWER & PETALS: RODS & ROSES AUTO SHOW!

Jim Palam captures some of the highlights of the annual Carpinteria hot rod,  classic and muscle car show. "Car and Flower Guys" came together again on historic Linden Avenue in seaside Carpinteria, CA last weekend to showcase captivating examples of American engineering and California agriculture. Proceeds from this popular show benefit local non-profits such as Future Farmers of America and Carpinteria Education Foundation. The weather was perfect – as were these “cream of the crop” ...
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POMONA FAIRPLEX: ULTIMATE SWAP MEET & CAR SHOW!

There's something for everyone - rods, customs, sports cars, racecars, trucks - at the premier swap meet and show in Southern California If you're a car guy and live in Southern California, you've probably dragged your body out of bed at 5 AM on a Sunday morning, grabbed a wad of cash and your Radio Flyer wagon, and headed over to the Fairplex in Pomona. That’s the home of the biggest and best event of its kind. Well that's what Car Guy Chronicle's Jim Palam did this past Sunday – leavin...
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