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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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The New Sick: 1951 Kaiser Kustom Gene Winfield Faded Kaiser Custom Sick. Wild. Ground Breaking. Fantastic.  All of these, no doubt. But the coolest thing? HOME BUILT! Download this picture as a desktop image (BIG ONE) - 1951 Kaiser Kustom Desktop Photo If you're into customs, you've probably seen this car in Hot Rod Magazine or over on the HAMB. I've been following the car since I first saw it at the McDonald's Saturday car show over in ...
Crazy Customs at Winfield Watson Car Show Custom Car Gathering at Winfield Watson Car Show 2011 In the world of Customs, Gene Winfield is a legend. So what better place to have a custom car show then at his place? Gene's shop is located outside of Mojave, about 2 hours from Los Angeles. Originally Gene Winfield and Larry Watson started this car show and now Gene carries it on - assisted by the Rod Tossers Car Club. It isn't a huge car show in terms of ...
Bubble-Topped Futuristic Customs from Roth and Winfield 2011 Grand National Roadster Show Bubble topped show cars like the "Reactor" shown here were a staple of the 60's show car scene back then. Now, they stand out as freakishly-radical customs in a room full of classic customs at the 2011 Grand National Roadster Show. Don't get me wrong, I'm not complaining!  The gods of custom would strike me down if I bad-mouthed names like Winfield and Roth... But you gotta agree, ...
Grease Girl Gets In Trouble Homebuilt Hot Rods Car shows, car club, breakdowns, wrench nights, possible near death experiences, getting things fixed, and as always adventuring in the hot rod world - these things and more are what've been goin' on for the past month as I've neglected my writing. The month started with a car club meeting (I haven't told ya'll too much about them yet...I'll have to remedy that soon!) The following day was Bedlam ...
Metalworking and Burnouts With Custom Car Legend I can't let another day go by without sharing about my amazing past weekend! Yes, I was at Gene Winfield's. Yes, I learned a gazillion metalworking tips from a legend. Yes, I even did my very first burnout. Let me start at the beginning though... Early Saturday morning I stumble out of bed, grab a cup of coffee, and jump in Stude for the hour and a half drive up to Mojave, CA. My Dad makes the trek there from Vegas ...
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