This is the car that in 1954 could have “killed” the Corvette.


   So, Chevrolet, being GM’s big sales and profit division, campaigned to GM to “kill” this car. When Chevy was coming out with its 6-cyl. sports car with its 2-speed  “powerglide” transmission and side curtains, here was a sports car from Olds with a big old V-8 and power windows. GM said no to Oldsmobile on building thisContinue reading “This is the car that in 1954 could have “killed” the Corvette.”

Pin Up Model & Actress with the Peek-A-Boo hairstyle!


         Constance Frances Ockleman AKA: Veronica Lake  Veronica Lake was born Constance Frances Ockleman in Brooklyn, New York to a seaman father. He died in an explosion on an oil ship when Constance was five. Her mother remarried and the family was constantly on the move living in Canada, New York and Florida. She graduated fromContinue reading “Pin Up Model & Actress with the Peek-A-Boo hairstyle!”

Viva Las Vegas 14 – April 21st – 24th 2011


                                            April 23, 2011 Click here to view registered cars for VLV 14. The Viva Las Vegas Car Show is the best car show of its type anywhere. Cars are strictly pre-63 and must be in a style from that era. Please check out the photos on the Car Show page. If you have aContinue reading “Viva Las Vegas 14 – April 21st – 24th 2011”

The Year Was 1954


The brainchild of Henry Ford’s only child Edsel Ford, Mercury was introduced as a much needed mid-priced line to fill the gap between price-leader Ford and luxury class Lincoln.  Unlike many car makes which began as an independent and later was purchased by a parent company such as GM, Ford or Chrysler, Mercury was aContinue reading “The Year Was 1954”

Hunnert Care Pile Up 2010 DVD


The worlds greasiest car show gets a new location in 2010. Decatur, Illinois will never be the same. See the history making first year at the new location as well as the Friday night pre party. Typically when a show outgrows locations, there is a bit of drama with the new venue. Not this year!Continue reading “Hunnert Care Pile Up 2010 DVD”

Reproduction Glass Tops For 50’s Fords & Mercurys


Are you in need of a new glass top for your Ford or Mercury? You can try to find an original top at swap meets, forums, or if you’re lucky an old barn find! Here is some info for you guys looking for a new reproduction top. Pollard Plastic out of Dallas, Texas reproduces greenContinue reading “Reproduction Glass Tops For 50’s Fords & Mercurys”