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Author Archive: Chad Reynolds

Freiburger’s Pic of the Week: Snafuperman

This week’s pic is a detail shot of a model of a P-38 Lightning that’s housed in the hallway of the Bob Hope Airport here in Burbank. But the story is much bigger than that. As...

2009 NHRA Heritage Series Dates Announced

Here’s the official press release: GLENDORA, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2009) – Two new venues and the addition of an extra event are among the highlights for the 2009 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing...

eBay Pick of the Week: Former Hot Rod Magazine Monte Carlo

This week’s eBay pick is another former Hot Rod magazine project car that has been up for auction many times in the past year or so. We’re guessing that the no-sale is thanks to the...

Monday Time Killer: Custom Car Photo Archive

If you’re into custom cars, you may never leave your seat after we show you this. If you’re not into ‘em, you will be. A guy named Rik Hoving in the Netherlands has compiled a Fotki...

The Violation Game, Bonus Edition!

Normally, The Violation Game goes live every Wednesday. But this just couldn’t wait. Sorry to do this to you, especially if you’re still a little queasy from a New Year’s hangover....

Former Car Craft Duster on CraigsList

I spotted this car advertised on CraigsList a month ago or more, and neither Matt King nor I could tell for sure if this was the car that he and I did a makeover on when we were both at Car Craft...

Let’s Play Name That Funny Car!

Andy, known as VTJUNK on our forums, sent us a link to this photo showing a bullet riddled, old, rusty truck in Saratoga Springs, New York. He also mentioned something about a Funny Car in his...

CraigsList Pick of the Week: Kaiser-Jeep M-715

Last week I was scheming on how to collect my M-715. About 8 years ago I sold my Army truck to a friend, then he sold it back to me a few months ago. I was employed and could pay for it back then,...

Pacergirl Makes the CarDomain Top 10

Many of you know Anna Beth Lamkin from Hot Rod Power Tour events. She’s the girl with the Plum Crazy AMC Pacer that she built along with her dad, and it was featured in Hot Rod and also Mopar...

Chrysler Thanks America…And Gets Roasted For It

Following President Bush’s agreement to loan money to the automakers, Chrysler posted this ad in newspapers starting just before Christmas. It seems that the “thank you” struck many...

Gearhead Destination: The Pomona Swap Meet

Around SoCal we take the Pomona Swap Meet pretty much for granted, even if we do have to hear that it’s “The West Coast’s Largest” in every radio spot. Thing is, it’s...

Video of the Week: Hell Drivers

Our first video for the New Year is an awesome two-part epic featuring the Hell Drivers at the ’64-’65 New York World’s Fair. The Hell Drivers thrill show had been around since the...

Fryblogger: My Very First Magazine Credit

A couple weeks ago, our Cool Old Press Photo featured a Jeep Forward-Control pickup, and in the process of bench racing about it, I introduced forum members to the site, FCConnection.com. In surfing...

The Violation Game: Phantom Donk

You thought we couldn’t top last week’s Violator, right? Wrong-o amigo! Witness the Phantom Donk, a ’72 Caprice convertible that’s been treated to…well, you can see how...