A chamber of commerce is a wonderful place to make connections. Larry Leafblad of Grayslake made an important one way back in October 1965.
Jim was in need of a hauler to get supplies to finish off his basement. He had a load of lumber to move and money was tight. What he found was a worn out 1966 Chevy El Camino. It started off as a simple work machine but turned into a decades-long love connection. Watch the video […]
The 2016 Race & Performance Expo is all about showcasing how to go fast but scattered throughout the show floor are way-cool machines like this classic tow truck. It was built by the crew at Bump & Grind Autobody, in Homer Glen, IL. The Chevy 3500 has been fully restored and had no trouble turning […]
The 2016 Progressive International Motorcycle show featured all kinds of custom cruisers featuring some stunning artwork, drawing on a variety of inspiration. One example was this 2014 Harley-Davidson dubbed ‘Godspeed’. It contained numerous biblical scenes which can be seen in our video walk-around below.
The crew at Voodoo Larry Kustoms is always crafting something really cool and their recent project looks to be just that. It’s a 1955 Chevrolet but probably unlike one you’ve ever seen before. The car is currently undergoing body mods and looks like it’ll be one sweet cruising machine when it’s completed. Check out a […]
General Motors had much to celebrate in 1958. The automaker had just turned 50 and to celebrate, they rolled out several ‘Golden Anniversary’ editions of their popular car models. Special editions could be had in the Chevrolet, Pontiac, Oldsmobile, Buick and Cadillac versions. As this vintage advertisement shows, the colors were bold and striking and GM […]
The Hollywood blockbuster, ‘Gone in 60 Seconds‘, played a huge role in boosting the popularity of Ford’s Mustang. Now, when car enthusiasts hear the name ‘Eleanor’, they immediately think of one sinister 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-500. Everyone fantasizes about the chance to pilot the dream machine, envisioning they’re racing to meet the deadline of […]
The Chicagoland area is home to some of the finest hot rod shops and most talented builders in the nation. This summer at the 2015 Daily Herald Cruise Nights we’ll be showcasing some of the area gems. For our kickoff June 17th event, Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle will be bringing out some of their […]
While Jim Feurer now pilots a late-model Pontiac GTO, his love for the iconic muscle car runs deep. So deep in fact, that as a 22-year-old, the Wauconda resident ordered a new 1966 example.
Trucks, whether new or old, are meant for work. John Dougherty sure gets that when it comes to his 1962 Chevrolet panel truck. The vehicle’s age hasn’t deterred the Palatine resident one bit from putting it to hard use; he’s even got “WRK TRK” license plates to alert passing motorists this bow tie is no […]