In the booming post WWII years, American auto manufacturers embraced the aerodynamic styles made popular by the developing aerospace industry. With technology advancing and cars becoming more reliable, styling needed to keep pace.
This car project began by accident. After surviving intact for some 50-plus years, this 1948 Cadillac convertible was being delivered to a restorer for a complete ground-up rebuild.
One overlooked jewel might just be Chrysler’s rear-wheel drive LX-platform, which contains 300-plus horsepower, fully independent suspension, and aggressive looks that rival any Euro sport touring sedan.
After investing a lifetime into the car hobby, Dallas, GA, resident Bob Johnson is the kind of guy who keeps challenging himself with every successive car build.
When it comes to rear suspension, there are numerous options that should be considered to keep your project firmly planted to the ground and headed in the right direction.
What for years seemed to be an award dedicated to the best newly built, early ’30s Ford in the country, this year has taken a rather dramatic shift.
There isn’t much that can rival the “it” factor of a ’60s wagon. The front end looks tough and green light-ready like a coupe, but check the beast out from a different angle and it’s no secret that the wagon used to be the meanest soccer mom-mobile on the block.
Despite how clean the underside of our project Camaro was, we still needed to prepare it before we could apply the primer or 2K Ceramic Chassis Black.
If you’re ever near Bakersfield on a warm summer night and hear the distant rumble of a dual-quad big-block Ford, tip your hat to Carl for keeping the flame lit for a new generation of hot rodders.
Recently finished, the GTO was a pristine example of a modern street machine. The fact that it represents the culmination of a lifelong dream and was crafted by its owner made the deal even sweeter.