East Coast Indoor Nationals

“Rain early in the day, followed by sleet turning to snow late in the afternoon.” That was the weather forcast as of Friday night, prior to my two sons and me heading for the Baltimore area to see the East Coast Indoor Nationls Car Show. We considered canceling but since it wasn’t supposed to get […]

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Mini-Choppers: The New Fun Toy

While searching for something for my bike, I learned of a section of the ‘biker kulture’ that I knew nothing about; mini-choppers.  Now just wait till I show up at Shady Grove on one of these. 🙂 It will probably be awhile though since most of these are made in China. I guess I’ll have […]

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Winter Weather Is On The Way

(NAPSI)-These simple tips from the National Safety Council can help you drive down your risk of accident, even in inclement weather: Floor Mats. Something as simple as floor mats can have a major impact on driving safety. But the days of one-size-fits-all floor mats are gone. Most mats, even aftermarket mats, are now designed for […]

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’50s Hot Rods

The fifties were the time when big things were happening on the automotive scene. Corvette was being unveiled. The Nash Healy was on the list of things to buy and the era of the 50’s hot rods was in full swing. Aside from the sports cars, some of the other more popular hot rods were […]

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How Wives View Men and Their Toys

I can’t offer you a scientific explanation for the mysterious chemistry that there is between men and their cars because, I’m a man. But there is something about getting behind the wheel of a powerful monster that brings out the boy racer in nearly very man I know and no, it’s nothing to do with […]

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Custom Car Covers

I’m sure that most of my readers house their automobiles in garages to protect against the elements. However, even in a garage, stuff happens. Dust and other particles end up on the car which can, in some cases, damage the paint. And there’s always the possibility of an accidental scratch. This is where car covers […]

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Rat Rod?

Playing around today and got to wondering what this car would look like if it were turned into a ratrod. Now I know that most ratrods are not pretty to look at but still….. And here’s a sketch version of the car. Whadda ya tink….rat rod or no???

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1932 Ford

Yesterday, I started work on this car, a 1932 (I believe) Ford Sedan.  I have a number of images to work with so I’ll be doing different variations throughout the week.  But first, let’s start with the basics.  After adjusting the exposure and masking out the background, I ended up with just the car. I […]

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Cruise to the Moose Lodge

Wayyyy back in 1968 the a group called The Rascals made popular the song,  “It’s a Beautiful Morning,” and the lyrics started out like this: It’s a beautiful mornin’ ahhh I think I’ll go outside a while An jus’ smile… As soon as I got on my bike this morning, those lyrics started rattling around […]

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