When we were in Ohio earlier this year we stopped by Steve Martino Perfect Auto a couple hours south in Lexington Kentucky. The idea was to pull out Steve DiMartino’s wicked ProStreet Falcon, but when we showed up to the shop we got more than
Leonard Lopez of Dominator Street Rods learned a valuable lesson as a young man driving and working on race cars: Everything on the car must be functional.
Perhaps that simple lesson is the reason why his shop in Tracy, California, has turned out so many stunning
The NHRA Museum, official known as the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, is home to nearly 100 historical drag cars, lakesters, streamliners, hot rods, gassers, trucks and motorcycles. Its display cases are crammed with racing memorabilia, helmets,
Thom Ophof operates SaltWorks Fab with the same planning that he developed during his years as a mechanical engineer to turn out top-quality rides.
Consider one of the Sarasota, FL, shop’s Instagram hashtags: #wedontstorecars. Thom schedules work and his staff’s time so that when a customer’s
Passion and persistance have made Paul's Rods and Restos what it is today. The road to a successful career can be full of obstacles with unexpected curves, bumps, and detours – and sometimes even taking a path that gets you lost for a while. With
Stepping into Michael Leeds’ Blastolene Garage is a bit like visiting another planet. You’re probably familiar with Leeds’ work whether you know it or not; he makes up one half of the Blastolene Brothers, a two-man collective including Leeds and Randy Grubb. Together, they have
Ernie Adams, known far and wide for his dwarf rods, has a neat collection of cars starting with a ‘42 Ford and a wicked ‘49 Mercury. But they don’t look all that unique until someone steps up next to it and you realize these are
Tucked away on Chestnut Street in Chattanooga, Tennessee you will find Honest Charley Speed Shop and Coker Tire World Headquarters . The brick facade of Honest Charley’s offers a sense of old America while the other side of the facility houses Coker Tire – a
No Coast Custom and Rod Shop Nebraska lives by the credo “If you want to do something bad enough, nothing should stop you from doing it.” The philosophy of doing whatever it takes and stopping at nothing courses their veins daily. They’re a tight-knit group