Words by Brian Fluetsch, as told to John Lee
My friend Phil Price started this ’36 Ford woodie wagon project. He related the story to me about the history of this car and how he ended up with it.
Phil had a calico cat who was having
What happens when a custom motorcycle builder decides to build himself a custom car? Good things happen – such as becoming a finalist for Vintage Air Custom Rod of the Year! At least that’s what happened when Kenny Williams debuted his 1961 Impala at the
“Sure, it would have been easier to build a Jeep or other 4x4, but what fun would that have been?”
That’s how Chad Durham views his choice in reviving this ’73 Scout II. The idea of a Scout was planted by a buddy who had one
These days, it is hard to find a kid who is into cars for more than a fleeting moment. With shorter attention spans and technology being shoved down their throat daily, it’s difficult to get them to have passion for something that can take years
A while back the Gazette featured camshaft guru Ed Iskenderian as a Legend of Hot Rodding. Baron of the bumpstick, we called him. Today, Isky is 99 years old, with the century mark coming up fast. So, it seemed appropriate to feature another Isky contribution
Post-World War II Japan was a bleak place. From the ashes of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Japanese people not only began rebuilding their war-torn country but started laying the foundation of an automotive juggernaut that would forever shift the pecking order of the global car
If you hang on to a project car long enough, you’d like to think that the right build plan for that car will reveal itself to you. Sometimes it takes finding the right builder to help develop that plan and make it a reality.
Color! It’s a high point in any project when you can roll the body (or a collection of body panels) into the paint booth and start applying the paint that will give it a defining, signature appearance. That’s exactly what happened recently at Goolsby Customs
The relationship between a custom vehicle builder and owner can be delicate. During many builds, the two may disagree here and there, or wonder if each other is crazy for suggesting a particular modification. In successful cases, the finished result will speak for itself, such
The new GM Iron and GM Retro Iron Builder of the Year awards sponsored by Chevrolet Performance are designed to honor the professional craftsmen and shops that keep the hot rod hobby moving forward by consistently building incredible vehicles. With that in mind, it’s fitting