How long would you wait to fulfill a dream? Five years? Ten? Ray McDonald postponed his custom Chevy dream for more than 50 years but was fortunate enough to hold onto both the vision and the car long enough to see it through to fruition.
Larry Fulsome loves the look and style of a ’57 Chevy. He looked at several to purchase as his first car in the early 1960s, but his dad rejected them as being too much of a "hot rod." Finally, he found one at a Chevy
When Bill Keller dropped $700 for a five-year-old Chevelle convertible in 1970, he probably wasn’t thinking about keeping the car for 50 years. But that’s what happened. Today the much-traveled 1965 Chevelle has accumulated more than 360,000 miles, some in quarter-mile bursts but most in
There’s an old quote somewhere about how some people have great memories of the 1970s, and others never left. Kevin Livering can relate – his custom ’69 Corvette is a survivor of that decade’s wild and flamboyant street machine scene.
This real-deal custom 'Vette is little
We all know someone whose project ends up underwater financially, but do you know someone whose project literally started underwater? Gordon Prinster’s 1967 Ford Mustang did. It ended up under water thanks to floods in Missouri back in the early-’90s. Rescued from a flooded field
It’s hard to believe this stunning ’63 Impala, which became a finalist for the Vintage Air Custom Rod of Year award at the Goodguys 2020 Heartland Nationals, was originally purchased to be a parts haulin’ shop car for Show Cars Automotive, Inc. At the time,
Growing up in Italy, Andrea Fappani always admired American pickups but never had the pleasure of bouncing along on a long bench seat in a narrow cab. When he moved to Arizona in the early-2000s, he quickly found a GM OBS truck as a driver
It’s well known that the Pontiac GTO helped kick off the muscle car wars in the mid-1960s, but few people recall that Pontiac had more than one flavor – and size – of powerful vehicle in its showrooms. The division had gained a reputation for
Richard and Penny Hammer’s ’65 Acadian Canso Sport Deluxe is a car that deserves the rebuild and preservation it received by Dean Livermore and his team at Hot Rods by Dean. When you break it down by the numbers, only 365 Sport Deluxe Acadians were
John Hornbrook’s killer chopped Deuce three-window coupe was officially crowned as the Goodguys 2021 Tanks, Inc. Hot Rod of the Year on Sunday following an intense weekend of competition at the 15th BASF Nashville Nationals. Built by Texas-based Murray Kustom Rods, the bitchin’ blue coupe