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Wade’s Hemi-Burban

1950 Plymouth Suburban  When I first saw these photos I was floored. Wade had shared them on his Instagram page. I made it a point to contact him and find out more about this beautiful car and find the back-story.…

Larry’s Big Window

Paternal Inspiration An old photo of his mom and dad with a ‘50’s era Chevy Truck in the background sparked a cylinder in Larry’s head. That spark led to an inspiration to some day have an old Chevy truck to…

Youth Engagement with Edelbrock

Not long ago Billy and I went over to Edelbrock for a shop tour. I asked Eric Blakely, Director of Advertising, how a company like Edelbrock is engaging younger generations. “I am proud of the culture Vic Edelbrock has built…

Restoring Cool Old Stuff

At The Mantiques Network One of the many specialties at The Mantiques Network is private party restorations. They specialize in antique safes, barber poles/chairs, slot machines, coke machines. If it has paint, chrome, wood, and it’s cool and they like…

Behind the Steel Curtain at 44 Build

Steel, Stone and Stain You may have seen this truck on the Discovery show Fast and Loud featuring the antics at Gas Monkey Garage. When we saw the episode I knew we had to do a shop tour. Texas Rich…

Touring Mantiques Network

There are times when someone has to disrupt the status quo. I met Jim Schafer and Jeff Walker from Mantiques Network a couple of years ago. They had a bunch of “Cool Old Stuff” they were selling at the Cruisin’…