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1926 Daimler Model 45 HP Salon Cabriolet This 1926 Daimler Model 45 HP Salon Cabriolet was special-ordered by Gulab Singh, the Maharajah of Rewa of India. (You can view photos of the car and mascots on my profile.)The car followed the grand tradition established by the British Royal Family, which had been a Daimler customer for years.The car was built by Barker & Co. of London."{It} used panels of German silver (a nickel-brass alloy) hand-formed over an ...
2014 mooneyes christmas party Went to the Mooneeyes Christmas party last weekend. what a blast. Mooneyes puts on a great day.
about me I am a hot rod enthusiast, wanted to build a real hot rod but never had enough money to make it happen, so I unleashed my dreams in the form of diecast.   yes, and now it became my job, a diecast customizer for over than 10 years I undergo this profession   one of my work I'm putting up, forgot how many I already made  
My new novel, "The Little Bastards." I have written and published a novel. It is a coming of age story about a group of boys who grew up blue collar in a small western Oregon town. It is available by going to my website: jimlindsayauthor.com where you can view the wonderful reviews I have recieved. It also is available on Amazon. com where around a dozen readers have left 5 star reviews. Jim    
Winfield & Watson Car Show We attended the 6th annual Winfield and Watson car show that was sponsored by the Rod Tossers Car Club. Legendary customizer, Gene Winfield has a shop located in the sticks just a few miles north of Rosamond, CA. That’s right, where the dry lakes of Muroc used to be, now used by the Air Force and named Edwards Air Force Base. This corner of the desert has its secrets of metal forming, customizing and paint. In the ...
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Pinstriping for Charity - AWESOMENESS from 2014 GNRS Pinstriping Everything at 2014 Grand National Roadster Show     The Grand National Roadster Show brings in the best of everything in the hot rod world... and dead smack in the middle of hot rod culture is art. In this case, it's pinstriping!     If you wandered down to the far end of the Main Hall at the Pomona Fairplex, you might have seen these "artists" at work. Artists? I'd ...
Retro Rewind 2014--We Can't Do This Without Pinups!   Traditional hot rods and customs just aren’t complete without traditional pinups accompanying them either on the street, at the track or at a great indoor show like Retro Rewind which is happening in Dubuque, Iowa January 11 and 12, 2014.   Retro Rewind is another great show creation from the mind of John Wells who has found great success with his Midwest-bred Torquefest and Iron Invasion events. ...
2013 Skull Canvas Helmet Art - Creative Cranial Covers Hot Rod Art and Motorcycle Helmets The Barber Motorsports Park Vintage Festival draws thousands of two-wheeled enthusiasts each year who are excited to see not only the old, but also the new. Larry Gardinier decided it would be the perfect spot to display and sell the work of artists who could paint on, what else? Motorcycle helmets! “I’d seen a video of a helmet show out on the west coast,” Gardinier ...
Wouldn't It Be Nice? Living the Life of an Automotive Artist Hot Rod Artist Larry Gardinier Shares His Passion   [caption id="attachment_25439" align="alignnone" width="575"] Larry Gardinier in his studio[/caption]   I can remember sitting in junior high school (yeah, we called it JUNIOR HiGH back then…what of it?) with a friend who was really good at drawing those Ed Roth style hot rods with the weird driver poked through the roof, slobbering all over and ...
Peter Vincent's Amazing Bonneville Photography Hot Rods & Race Car Photography from the Bonneville Salt Flats     Don't know about other amateur photographers, but I've learned tons from studying other photographer's work.   I learned from my friend Chuck Vranas' hot rod photography and shared some of his work from years of shooting for magazines like Street Rodder. He's also become a good friend.   Ever heard of Peter ...
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