August 2018 What’s In Your Pickup Bed? By Greg Reinarts Antelope, CA Around 1992, I was without a hot rod so, I began looking for something to build. I like many brands so, I was open to many different options.
Garage Snooping – Grandpa’s Garage
July 2018 GARAGE SNOOPING – GRANDPA’S GARAGE “Baby Bird Build” for Guiliana, William, Hunter and Wyatt. By Stan Storozinski Grandpa I, Barry Pottof and Grandpa II, (me), Stan Storozinski of San Mateo, CA, early last November we made a mad dash
Shop Snooping: Perfection Above and Below
By John Sweeney Sometimes, I get to see some really spectacular builds . . . Danny Ausmus of Citrus Heights, CA is a perfectionist, who is obsessed with building and DRIVING some really super cool cars. Mark Fereira, owner of
Garage Snooping: There’s Still “Plastic” in Those Barns!
By John Sweeney I‘ve know Mel Swanson, since my days at Vintage Vehicle Renovations, when I chased parts for the owner, Jerry Dewsnup, while studying for my “masters” in old cars and a business degree. Mel is kinda the unofficial
Garage Snooping: Swapped Two Wheels for Four Wheels
By Mike Hale, Carmichael, CA The truck was purchased new by the Carnation Milk Company in 1956 and until 1984, was a service truck on a Carnation Dairy in Washington, State. In 1984, the truck was purchased by a Carnation
Garage Snooping: Pushing Dragsters Back in 1959!
By John Sweeney Hunter Bender of Sacramento, made a fabulous trade deal in July of this year when he advertised his hot rod 1934 Ford Pickup for sale. Hunter was offered a 1959 Ford Ranchero in trade. Mind you, not
Garage Snooping: 1953 Hudson Super Wasp “Big Red”
1953 Hudson Super Wasp “Big Red” By Dee Smirlis As a youngster of 18, I was really impressed when a customer came into the gas station, where I was working after school, with a brand new green 1953 Hudson Hornet
Cars & Coffee Snooping: Cool 1936 Five Window Coupe
By John Sweeney A nice lady showed up at the Grass Valley Cars and Coffee with pictures of this coupe, asking if anyone would like buy a 1936 Ford Coupe that had been owned by her dad. Hmm, she
Garage Snooping: Swap Meet Pace Car
Swap Meet Pace Car… By John Sweeney Over the years, we have chosen vehicles to be our Sacramento Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet “Official Pace Car.” I found this 1958 Mercury Voyager “Pillarless Hardtop” Station Wagon in Stockton, California.
Garage Snooping: Fine Forty Coupe
Fine Forty Coupe By John Sweeney Pictures by B&L Automotive Photography Studios This 1940 Chevrolet Coupe was built in the mid 1970’s and has been owned by the same family for 40+ years! It’s now owned by Bill and Lucy