The era you grew up in has a significant effect on the style and era of cars you like. Many of us can trace our automotive interests back to our first high-school car, which was often a 10-to-15-year-old ride. A guy in high school in
Like a lot of hot rodders, Dave Tucker comes from a family where cars were more than just transportation. Growing up in the Cincinnati area in the ’60s and ’70s, Dave remembers helping his father restore several vintage cars, and Dave had his own ’68
Roger Burman of Lakeside Rods & Rides was everywhere at the Heartland Nationals. He was racing on the AutoCross track, showing off the ’35 Ford he just finished for Dave Gonzales in the Street Rod of the Year competition, and on Saturday he was selecting
From Firestone Walker, the brewery that brought you 805 Beer, comes a sweepstakes to win a 1949 Chevy 5-window pickup built by Noble Fabrication! 805 teamed up with Matt Noble who has over 15 years of experience fabricating and finishing award-winning vehicles in his Ventura,
From Death Valley’s Badwater Basin, to the summit of Pikes Peak, Jeff Thisted and his ’55 Chevy 210 Handyman has been everywhere - and you can follow along with him on his very active Instagram page - @jeffthisted.
Goodguys regulars may know Jeff as the AutoCross
“See the USA in your Chevrolet” was the ad slogan (and song) that became familiar to a generation of gearheads from the 1950s. It’s advice that Frank LaVenia has followed in his ’56 Chevy, a car he has owned for nearly 40 years. He’s lost
“It’s 230,000 miles to the moon, so I’ve driven to the moon and now I’m on my way back.”
That’s the way Jim McCurry describes the distance he has logged on his ’33 Plymouth coupe since he got it on the road as a street rod
Gene Welch’s Camaro is proof that cool things indeed come in simple packages. The car’s use and purpose have evolved through the years, eventually leading to more than 40,000 long-haul miles across the country during eight years of Goodguys Hall of Fame Road Tours.
“I’ve always been more impressed with a street rod that has 100,000 miles on it than $100,000 in it.”
Jeff Karls has used that line many times and he backs it up with his well-traveled ’46 Ford sedan delivery. With nearly 200,000 miles on the clock,
Dave Ruhs is a Deuce guy. He’s been one ever since he was in high school and a neighborhood racer turned him on to the iconic style of vintage Henry steel. It was the late-’70s and Dave was cruising around Cedar Rapids, Iowa in a