Lost Hot Rods: Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found Cartech

Car Tech - If, when you find such a long-lost rod or custom, it turns out that it is available and you can afford to acquire it and put it back on the road and enjoy it, so much the better. But what makes this venture doubly fun, and what separates this book from others, is that we are not just looking for old cars or even collector cars hidden away.

The condition of such finds ranges from musty piles of parts, to pristine, to dusty and cobwebbed originals, still-show-quality beauties. What's more important, and fun, is the search itself. We also show cars that have been located by others, either as-is or now in beautiful restored condition. In most cases we show vintage photos of the car in its heyday, along with where and how it looks today.

Lost Hot Rods: Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found Cartech - But hot rods and custom cars are very different--literally. But just finding them; finally answering that "Whatever happened to. Question is the main goal. In lost hot rods, we attempt to answer the questions about whatever happened to these great cars. Each one is unique.





Lost Hot Rods II: More Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found Cartech

CarTech - The history of hot rodding is filled with stories of cars that were lost for a wide variety of reasons. Lost hot rods ii shares the full story of each car, including how it was originally built, when it dropped off the radar, and how it was ultimately found. As a solid follow-up to the success of the original Lost Hot Rods, this book continues the fun of discovering whatever happened to many of the great rods and customs built in the early days of the sport.

Many great hot rods that were once famous were simply hidden away. Its the third group that Lost Hot Rods II focuses on. Photos from the past and present are included to showcase the story behind each and every one of these great cars. Some of them have been tracked down and are now found once again. Used book in Good Condition.

Lost Hot Rods II: More Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found Cartech - . Some were crashed, others lost in accidents, and others simply faded away. Industry veteran and celebrated historian pat Ganahl once again opens the archives and pounds the pavement in order to bring you the stories on some of the coolest cars ever to appear in shows or grace the pages of automotive magazines.

A perfect companion to the best-selling Lost Hot Rods: Remarkable Stories of How They Were Found.





Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years

CarTech - He was pleasantly surprised to find that he had more great stuff in old files and folders, hidden away for decades. In the best-selling original book, hot rod gallery: a nostalgic look at hot rodding’s Golden Years: 1930-1960, author and historian Pat Ganahl opened his archives and shared 192 pages and 350 photos of "some" of the most interesting and best photos of his collection.

He even dug a little deeper into the early 1960s. If you liked the first edition of hot rod gallery by pat Ganahl: A Nostalgic Look at Hot Rodding's Golden Years: 1930-1960, you may like this one even more. In this edition are even more dry lakes shots, show circuit cars, post-war rods, lead sleds, and a chapter on marvelous mills.

Well, right?" in hot rod gallery ii: more great photos and stories from hot rodding's Golden Years, if some is good, more is better, Ganahl dug deeper into his massive archive for even cooler and more never-before-seen photos in both color and black and white to provide another album of great hot rodding photos.

Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years - Used book in Good Condition. Cartech. Filled with fascinating images of some of the coolest cars and builders, and great shots of the dry lakes, long-forgotten car clubs, nostalgia fans flocked to grab a piece of hot rodding history all in one convenient package. Ganahl guarantees that it is filled with images you have never seen, and he offers his commentary and a lifetime of expertise in this selection of fantastic images from his expansive archive.

You can spend hours looking at all the details and soaking in the history in these images, and we know you’ll enjoy this book as much as you did the first.





Hot Rod Empire: Robert E. Petersen and the Creation of the World's Most Popular Car and Motorcycle Magazines

Motorbooks - His second, and brilliant, move was to launch at the same event the first edition of Hot Rod magazine. Petersen's creation of hot rod magazine in the 1940s and the Petersen Publishing empire that grew to the mainstream juggernaut we know today. The end of world war ii marked the release of pent-up war-years energy and the desire to live.

Hot rod empire details Robert E. From this launch pad, petersen Publishing Company would grow to become the most influential enthusiast publisher in America. Petersen’s magazines were rallying points for all aspects of the car, truck, and motorcycle hobbies, well as nurturing and promoting all aspects from car building to racing to show events.

Hot Rod Empire: Robert E. Petersen and the Creation of the World's Most Popular Car and Motorcycle Magazines - His first move was to organize the Los Angeles Hot Rod Exhibition in 1948. For many this meant indulging in long-denied purchases, like a new car. For another group, including young vets, it meant a return to car building and racing. Robert petersen, a young socal-based photographer and Army Air Corps vet, noted the rapidly growing hot rod scene in and around Los Angeles.

Cartech. Hot rod, motorcyclist, motor trend, car craft, off-Road and Four Wheel Drive and some 75 other enthusiast titles dominated magazine racks and provided substantial influence over transportation and numerous other hobbies. Hot rod empirecelebrates the birth and explosive growth of the transportation hobby under Petersen’s watch.





The All-American Hot Rod

Motorbooks - The all-american hot rod" is a history by those who lived it, the numerous voices and images of people who know and love the hot rod like nothing else. The hot rod movement has always been a grassroots, groundswell movement, an underground artform that defies a straightforward chronicle succinctly tied up with a bow.

They represent youth, rebellion, and a drive to do things a little differently. Used book in Good Condition. Cartech. The hot rod was created by everyday folks who took an old Tin Lizzie, gave it a personalized, unique look, stripped off the fenders and hood and hotted up the engine, and had a machine that outperformed all the other cars on the street.

The All-American Hot Rod - It's truly an all-American tale with an exhaust note heard 'round the world. Hot rods have made legends, taking the spotlight in all aspects of the beach culture, in movies, and in music. If you're still in awe of that first hot rod, still driving and tuning hot rods, or still dreaming of hot rods, then this book is for you.

Used book in Good Condition. While thumbing their noses at the status quo, these pioneers and their machines inspired awe in kids and instilled fear in their elders.