One widow's trash II (More photos from a life-long hot rodder)
Here are a few dozen more photos from Stan Ochs' collection. Enjoy: More photos to come, stay tuned.Read more
One Widow's Trash..
About two years ago, a friend of mine passed away. His name was Stan Ochs. Stan was a lifelong hot rodder that was well known in Portland, Oregon area. For...Read more
Buying Made Easy (Or at Least Less Hard)
A while ago I wrote an article called "SELLING MADE EASY (or at least less hard) " where I outlined my opinions on the most direct and painless way to...Read more
One Schmuck's Opinion: Hagerty Insurance
I'm a guy that has to "have a guy" when it comes to things I need to purchase. I'm not heading blindly into a car dealership, I need to know...Read more
Selling made easy (or at least less hard)
Look, when it comes to Craigslist, I've seen a thing or two. When you're addicted to old cars, you are forced into a relationship with good ol Craig. That's just...Read more
Look, you aren't going to want to hear this. It's small, insignificant. It's stupid. In the grand scheme of everything that happens on this weird-ass planet every day, it barely deserves...Read more
HEY, WHAT YEAR IS IT ?
A thumbs up is a thumbs up, even if it's accompanied by some of the stupidest shit you've ever heard.....Read more
the secret hot rodder
The headline would read something like this: “Mild-mannered accountant secretly builds shockingly well executed hot rod.” Just below, the subheading elaborates, “Man steadfast in his determination to complete lofty project.”Read more
WHY CAN'T YOU JUST BE NORMAL?
First, I should give a full disclosure: I really have no idea what “normal” is, and honestly, I couldn't be happier about that. What the rest of the world does...Read more
IN HIS OWN WORDS: MR. MODEL T
There is always one car in your life that changes you, reflects you, defines you for all time. She pushes you, enrages you, makes you think, drives you nuts and yet, is dead-nuts reliable and is a somewhat enchanted, unconditionally loyal companion on the road.
We're all eager to own a car with a rich history, right? One of the heavy-hitters from that bygone era we're so obsessed with. Cars that have practically become household...Read more
We are just making it up now. Emulating. Pretending. Imitating. Flipping through magazines, listening to old timers and watching the same few tired documentaries over and over. We scavenge for...Read more
BETTER LUCKY THAN GOOD
By the time Travis text me, my sweaty palms had been relentlessly clenching my phone for four and a half hours. Those 270 minutes were gut wrenching. When my phone...Read more
YOU DON'T KNOW JACK
Walking into Jack's place is hard to describe. It's a unique mixture of business and museum in a lot of ways. Just about every inch of wall space is covered in something interesting to look at.Read more
Some of us never had a chance.. whether we knew it or not, our fate was sealed the minute we were born.Read more
What the doctor ordered
On the subject of tri-five Chevy's, there are usually two categories: Bone stock restored, or hot rod. Now, that is of course a pretty broad generalization and yes, you can throw all kinds of interpretations at "hot rod"..Read more
John Joyo's 1932 Ford Roadster
It's a pretty specific thing, this hobby of ours. Honestly, it's a bit weird.....Read more