There will be more indoor vendor spaces and a larger swap meet (thanks to the Bombers). There will (hopefully) be antique tractors hauling people around. There will be great pre and post show parties in Clinton (that’s Friday AND Saturday nights, folks!!). Since this is our big 10th anniversary, we went all out withContinue reading “The 10th Hunnert Car Pileup is Next Saturday October the 8th!”
Here at greaseralley are good friend Ace Eckleberry the owner of ACE Custom Upholstery & Rod Shop in Fairfield, Illinois. Will discuss technical processes, procedures and sales techniques. For more information on Ace, visit his website, http://www.acerodshop.com . Posted By Ace Eckleberry Upholstery is a dying art with few people willing to put inContinue reading “Interior Insights: Learning Trim Basics From Experienced Craftspeople”
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.”
The Clean Wipe Wiper Drive is a true bolt-in replacement for your original equipment vacuum or electric windshield wiper motor. Each model of the Clean Wipe Wiper Drive is designed for the specific year and model of vehicle. Wiper drives attach to the stock mounting brackets. Designed for attachment to O.E.M. wiper transmission orContinue reading “New Port Engineering – “Clean Wipe” Wiper Drive”
Aftermarket: Source of parts made by companies other than the original manufacturer. In the hot rod and custom world, the term is used to refer to the many companies that manufacture parts specifically for hot rods and custom cars. Alky: alcohol fuel for racing. aka; methyl alcohol or methanol, a very high-octane fuel.Ardun heads: CreatedContinue reading “Hot Rod Glossary”
Been one hell of a long weekend………The nostalgia drags were as cool as expected below are a few photos of the show and a few from our booth. Make sure you check out our new 4 – Bolt Splayed FE 390 block. Next week-end back to the merc build!
May 29, 30 and 31, 2009 Stop by and see me at the Bessel Motorsports Booth in the Midway Nitro Funny Cars See the smoke, feel the thunder and relive the flopper wars of days gone by. “Big Daddy” Don Garlits Headlining the: Legends of Speed Reunion Pits TM with Swamp Rat and signingContinue reading “Nostalgia Drags”