A 1952 Ford Customline is about the last car that comes to mind when envisioning a radical custom – you just don’t see them. In the classic custom car era of the 1950s and ’60s, it was common for customs to evolve over the years.
Charles James’ 68 Ford Torino GT has earned its stripes as a Family Fastback since it rolled off the production line brand new. It’s not common in modern times for the same family to own a car for a half century, so when I met
The Gene Winfield Deuce Roadster is hot rodding’s ultimate survivor. First reworked by Gene in 1948, the car still thrives today albeit on the right coast, some 3,000 miles away from its home turf of Northern California. Yes, Gene Winfield did hot rods along with
That’s right, folks—we’re back with Randy Perez for yet another round of classic car anecdotes from his collection of custom vehicles. This time, we’re spotlighting his gorgeous, purist-repelling 1936 Packard 120 Convertible Coupe. If you have been following our chapters from Randy’s private collection, the
If you are going to build a Custom Model T Truck, you might find inspiration here. Only this Custom Model T Truck doesn’t have much Model T left. It’s a piece of art – an expression of a special man.
Michael Leeds has been doing this
Ward Johnson may have purchased his 1955 Chevy 3100 just to tinker with, but fate had bigger plans. To get the story behind how this beauty came to be, we will let Ward take over with the details. As you can see, he is really
From Death Valley’s Badwater Basin, the lowest point of elevation in North America, to the summit of Pikes Peak, Jeff Thisted’s 1955 Chevrolet 210 Handyman has been everywhere.
You may recognize Jeff as he is the live-event host for some of the biggest car shows in
We always see wicked Pro-Touring cars out at the track, but what actually goes into turning these classic cruisers into road-course machines? The short answer is hard work, but there’s a bit more to it than that.
When Forgeline Wheels President David Schardt got his hands
Sometimes a build just stops you in your tracks and you can’t help but stare - this was the case with Benny’s 1958 Chevy Impala Custom when we came across it at Hot Cars & Cool Nights in Seaside, California last month.
Sure, this wouldn’t be
For Scott Crothers of Marina Del Rey, California, Kustom Kulture has been a huge part of his life. “I was first introduced to classic cars by my Dad,” Scott told us. “He brought home a 1962 Thunderbird convertible when I was about 15 years old