Sunday, January 23, 2011

Givin' You The Willys

An excuse to post more vintage
shots of Willys gassers.

Heaven And Hell

Heaven was just as hot as hell on the quartermile.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Elegance Redefined

I don't often post contemporary stuff, but in this instance I must make an exception. Built for owner Paul Hoffman, metal master Rudy Rodriguez has created an absolutely stunning 1940 Mercury. Read the whole story on
The H.A.M.B or visit Rudy's website :

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Jet Jockeys

Odds on that the poster is better
than the movie.

But I have been wrong before.......

Via: wrongsideoftheart

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Mighty Mouse

Sush Matsubara and Joe Mondello combined forces to build one of the greatest
Fuel Altereds. With Sush behind the wheel and Joe handling the horsepower,
this little Fiat became the first Altered to break 200 mph in the quarter.

Monday, January 10, 2011

It's A Gas

General Motors series of gas-turbine powered concepts culminated with the ultramodern Firebird III of 1958. What a shame today's highways aren't choked with these four-wheeled spaceships,
instead of nondescript Asian sedans.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Barris Kustom Goodies

Barris had it all going on in '63.

Up, Up And Away

More often than not, Dick Landy had his Dodge pointed toward the stratosphere.

Via: The H.A.M.B

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Numero Uno

A much slimmer Cobra - before packing on the cubes.

Via: oldcarmanualproject

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Mr Speed

I bet most of these kits saw out their twilight years in the model car mortuary, on top of the wardrobe.

Monday, January 3, 2011

Where There's Smoke

Magnesium, methanol and metalflake -
a volatile combination.

Safety First

Are these being made in China now ?