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Archive for January, 2013

CRCSE SHOW: 1965 Chevrolet Bel Air

This 1965 Chevrolet Bel Air was on display at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

DSC_7507_72The CRCSE show went above and beyond jamming as many vehicles as they could in the Tinley Park Convention Center, giving spectators the ultimate in viewing pleasure. With so many (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air

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DSC_7583_72A dry, arid environment is a wonderful spot for preserving a classic automobile. That’s probably one of the reasons why this 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air has lasted so long so well and is in the pristine condition (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1930 Ford Custom Tudor

This 1930 Ford Tudor was featured at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

DSC_7591_72Henry Ford preferred his four-wheeled products to be painted black and there’s little doubt this glossy 1930 Ford Custom Tudor would be one he’d be proud to see.  The eye-catching project (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: 1938 Chevrolet Custom Pickup

This 1938 Chevrolet pickup has been customized and was shown at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo, Tinley Park IL

This 1938 Chevrolet pickup has been customized and was shown at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo, Tinley Park ILOne show-stopping vehicle parked near the entrance to the show was this ultra high performance 1938 Chevrolet pickup, owned by Larry and Connie Massengill. The two-toned hauler was built (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: Custom Rides Car Show and Expo, Tinley Park IL

Classic cars parked at the Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.It’s no secret that during the winter months in the Midwest, the active cruising scene grinds to a halt. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t vintage and custom auto action. One show that keeps (more…)


DREAM GARAGE FEATURE: 1950s Oldsmobile Basement

These classic Oldsmobile cars are stored in a dream garage - in a basement!

These classic Oldsmobile cars are stored in a dream garage - in a basement!

A basement isn’t usually regarded as an impressive area of a family home and certainly not the first spot to take guests. Bob Albrecht’s unfinished basement wouldn’t be particularly noteworthy if it wasn’t for he (more…)


CRCSE SHOW: Custom Rides Car Show and Expo, Tinley Park IL

Classic cars parked at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.

Classic cars parked at the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo in Tinley Park, Illinois.As we crest the halfway point of winter, our cabin fever is at an all-time high. Needless to say, we’re eagerly awaiting the return of spring signaling cruising season once again. That’s why we were more than excited to get inside the 2013 Custom Rides Car Show and Expo where warmth and custom and (more…)


CRUISING: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS

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In recent years, the first-generation Chevrolet Camaro has wildly become a hot choice for enthusiasts to customize or turn into wild restomods. Such much so, that even coming across an unadulterated example like (more…)


FEATURE: 1958 Chrysler Imperial Crown Convertible

This 1958 Chrysler Crown Imperial was found in Las Vegas, NV.

This 1958 Chrysler Crown Imperial was found in Las Vegas, NV.

When Jimmy Reaney straps into his 1958 Chrysler Imperial Crown convertible, it’s reminiscent of a very familiar setting. Design cues for his drop top mimic the F-16s and F4 Phantoms the retired Air Force pilot (more…)


FEATURE: 1958 Chevrolet Apache

This rat rod 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup truck was found on an Iowa farm.

This rat rod 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup truck was found on an Iowa farm.

Jim ‘Wrench’ Guthrie has grown well-accustomed to the same old question asked by the spectators who see his 1958 Chevrolet Apache pickup. Most wonder incredulously, ‘Is the truck completed?’ While the vehicle may not have the glossy mainstream look (more…)


FEATURE: Midwest Movie Cars

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While very few of us are destined to become the next Hollywood star, it is quite possible that your four-wheeled creation may one day cruise across the silver screen. (more…)


ON THE ROAD: Half-Finished Projects

We found these rusty relics near Wisconsin.

We found these rusty relics near Wisconsin.It’s not only the gleaming show machines that always catch our eye; oftentimes its the rusty relics that intrigue us most. This motley four-wheeled bunch (more…)


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