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2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

2014 Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals

2014 Muscle Car and Corvette NationalsAs the name implies, the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals is a car show jammed full of vintage vehicles and packed with plenty of muscle and countless ‘Vettes. But as the show has grown larger, more and more unusual items and displays are finding their way (more…)

1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass ‘El Malo’

1969 Oldsmobile Cutlass 'El Malo'

DSC_6408v_150Two lifelong gear heads, Bob and Frank D’Antonio, began a discussion in 2012 about starting a new project together. Both had something specific (more…)

1968 Ford Mustang GT ‘Bullitt’

1968 Ford Mustang GT 'Bullitt'

1968 Ford Mustang GT 'Bullitt' It’s hard to not consider Steve McQueen’s character as one cool dude in the film “Bullitt.” Not only was he an undercover cop but he also got to tear up the streets in (more…)

1969 Scorpian Dune Buggy

1969 Scorpian Dune Buggy

1969 Scorpian Dune Buggy  A whole host of diverse automotive offerings were available in 1971. Yet that year Don Sussland of Hampshire bypassed all the muscle machines and opted for a kit dune buggy to have some fun. The craftsman wanted to work on a vehicle (more…)

1961 Chrysler 300F

1960 Chrysler 300F

1960 Chrysler 300FNoel Hastalis inherited his love of unusual Chrysler vehicles from his father. Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, the family rode in such unique rides as a 1955 Windsor, ’63 Newport and ‘ Imperial. (more…)

1929 Ford Roadster

1929 Ford Roadster

1929 Ford RoadsterJerry Peters has a deep-seated love for high-octane hot rods. A lot of that passion stems from his early childhood, which was spent around petroleum products. “From the time I was 7, my father owned a gas station in Chicago,” the McHenry resident said. “I grew up in them and around them, watching the cars (more…)


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