Event Coverage: 2015 Darryl Starbird Rod and Custom Car Show

Event Coverage: 2015 Darryl Starbird Rod and Custom Car Show

This past weekend, I made what is becoming my annual trek to Tulsa, Oklahoma for the 2015 Darryl Starbird Rod and Custom Car Show. This year was a little different for me in the fact that this was a solo trip for myself. I usually go with my father but he wasn’t feeling up to […]

Event Coverage: 2014 HAMB Drags

Event Coverage: 2014 HAMB Drags

This past Saturday was the 2014 HAMB Drags held at the Mo-Kan Dragway just outside of Asbury, MO. This was my first year of going to the HAMB Drags and all I can say is that I regret not going all of these previous years. I was lucky enough to get to ride shotgun to […]

Event Coverage: 40th Annual Pete And Jake’s Open House

Event Coverage: 40th Annual Pete And Jake’s Open House

This past week Amanda talked me into going to the Pete And Jake’s Open House and 40th Anniversary celebration held in Peculiar, Mo. I’m so glad that we went. I wish we had taken the roadster, however it was super nice to be able to go into Kansas City when we wanted and getting almost […]

Video: Chopit Kustoms Beatnik Bubble Car

Video: Chopit Kustoms Beatnik Bubble Car

While in California for the Hot Rod Homecoming 65th Anniversary Homecoming the Eastwood Company was lucky enough to pay a visit to Chopit Kustom in Orange County and sit down with Gary “Chopit” Fioto’s two sons – Fabian and Nick – and discuss their famous Beatnik Bubble Car that was recently purchased by Barry Weiss […]

Museum Coverage: The Petersen Automotive Museum

Museum Coverage: The Petersen Automotive Museum

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles, California for work. Because of the terrible weather here in Missouri I had to leave a day earlier than originally planned to guarantee that I actually made it to California. This caused me to gain an extra day to sightsee. Instead of […]

Video: Hollywood Finch Productions Sizzles With Squeeg’s Kustom Reel

Video: Hollywood Finch Productions Sizzles With Squeeg’s Kustom Reel

Shot Reel – Squeeg’s Kustoms from Hollywood Finch Productions on Vimeo. The great thing about media is that it compounds the inherent beauty of things–in this case the artistic talent of hot rod and kustom builders. In this day and age, film is a powerful tool to promote, spread awareness, and call attention to people, […]

Video: Driving the 2013 Ridler Winner Checkered Past

Video: Driving the 2013 Ridler Winner Checkered Past

So I am a big proponent of driving your street rod, custom, hot rod, whatever really. But sometime I will admit that there are cars out there that should be trailered to and from car shows to preserve their detail if just for a year. Well the 2013 Ridler winner Checkered Past has thrown that […]

Show Coverage: 2013 Decades Vintage Car Show

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Awesome, Car Show, Event Coverage | No Comments
Show Coverage: 2013 Decades Vintage Car Show

This past weekend was the 2013 Decades Vintage Car Show held here in Springfield, Mo on Commercial Street. Although I was not able to make the show this year, my fellow car guy and coworker Curtis Green was able to make the show. He took some pictures and was most kind to let me put […]

Show Coverage: 2013 Queen City Riot

Show Coverage: 2013 Queen City Riot

This past weekend was the Queen City Riot held here in Springfield, Mo at the American Legion Post 639. Although I was not able to make the show this year, my fellow car guy and coworker Curtis Green was able to make the show. He took some pictures and was most kind to let me […]

A Hot Rod Birthday Present…

Posted by on May 29, 2013 in 1956 Mercury, Awesome, Blog | No Comments
A Hot Rod Birthday Present…

This weekend was both the National Street Rod Association‘s (NSRA) Mid- America Street Rod Nationals Plus held in Springfield, Missouri which coverage can be found here, here, here and here but it was also my father’s birthday. Now lets face it a hot rod birthday present is hard to come-by. They are either tacky and cheap or well […]

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