Brett Haskin had recently finished a ’68 Chevy C10 project when he scored a nice ’95 Chevy Silverado that he thought his son might like. It was a good-looking driver that had been lowered and rode on a set of 20s. It turned out that
Many classic muscle cars carry a “first” designation: First Shelby Mustang, first Yenko Camaro. But Jim Sofios’ '70 Chevelle SS with an LS6 454 claims a distinctive first. After years of research, Jim discovered that his LS6 was the first built at the Van Nuys,
Building a hot rod wasn’t always a means to beat the world. Judging by their stories and photos, each of our forebears had an angle of their own. Some had several. In fact, there’s a good chance that the number of angles exceeds the number
Crew cab trucks are common these days. In fact, there are more four-door trucks being built today than standard cabs. That was certainly not the case in the early ’60s, when more-door trucks were only built to be worked hard in government, farming, and hauling,
Some hot rods are just too cool to be enjoyed by one enthusiast all their life. Like a good book, they’re destined to be shared and passed along to new owners every few years. Each one of those owners then gets to soak up some
For some enthusiasts, building their dream ride is the best part of the journey, not necessarily driving the finished product. For others, the satisfaction might come in finding a completed car or truck they can buy and enjoy immediately. Rick Howell had done a year
Automotive auction platform and enthusiast community Bring a Trailer (BaT) will host a charity auction to commemorate its milestone 100,000th listing. Up for auction will be the company’s 1973 Datsun 240Z and the proceeds will benefit the Piston Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing
Tribute cars are usually accurate replicas of an original – an authentic-looking ’69 Z28 Camaro or a ’70 Boss 302 Mustang, for example. For Angela Payne and Ron Scott, their autocross-racing Corvette is a personal tribute to the iconic ’69 ZL1 Corvette.
Starting with an original
Have you ever had a vision for a car just strike you? Ryan Butler knew exactly what he would do with his 1964 Chevy II – even before he owned it!
“I drove my bagged ’01 Chevy truck to my friend Jarred’s shop, Carroll’s Rods
Anyone who’s worked on multiple cars of a certain era – 1955-57 Chevys, for example – quickly develops a sense of what pieces are interchangeable between years and even corporate relatives. Tri-Five Chevy people know that many parts are the same for all three years.