May 23, 2018

Hot Rods - Rat Rods - Custom Cars & Trucks

Darrik Hooper’s 1943 Ford G8T Military Truck

Darrik Hooper’s 1943 Ford G8T Military Truck

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Darrik Hooper of Carthage, Texas started his project with only the cab that he bought, once he got it home, he took the time to look it over really well. He noticed all the nomenclature plates across the dash – the main plate included the serial number and date of delivery: 7-7-43. “1943?” he said to himself… [Read More…]
Dangerous Sport: Motor Skiing in 1955

Dangerous Sport: Motor Skiing in 1955

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Motor Skiing is probably not considered the most dangerous sport by today’s standards, skiers are towed by cars and motorcycles including a Porsche 550 Spyder, a Porsche 356, miscellaneous Triumphs and other motorcycles and are speeding and sliding at speeds up to 100 MPH. [Read More…]
11 Essential Road Trip Routes

11 Essential Road Trip Routes

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Tired of your typical cross-country road trip and the boredom of seemingly endless interstates? Take the next exit and get yourself onto a two-lane highway. You’ll have an unforgettable experience. A retro experience. An all-American experience. [Read More…]
1946 Chevrolet

Patrick and Ethel’s 1946 Chevrolet Pickup

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One of our roving hot rod hunters caught up with Patrick and Ethel from Illinois and their unique 1946 Chevrolet truck. This beauty was acquired in January 2013 and has been worked over from the ground up. Patrick dropped and chopped the truck and so much more. [Read More…]
1959 Corner-Carving Apache

1959 Chevrolet Apache Corner-Carver

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Back in 1959 the idea of having a pickup truck that could go around corners was simply ludicrous. These trucks were meant to haul farm equipment, construction supplies and tow stuff, not shred corners and [Read More…]

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