Category Archives: Hod Rods

2012 Detroit Autorama: Great Eight Ridler Award Finalist:
“Kardiac” 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang

Start the YouTube 3D video player. Click on the red 3D icon in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats. The custom 1967 Shelby GT500 Mustang, “Kardiac” was an obvious Ridler contender so it … Continue reading

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2012 Detroit Autorama: Ridler Award Great Eight Finalist – 1953 Chevy Pickup 3D Video

Start the YouTube 3D video player. Click on the red 3D icon in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats. The only truck in the Great Eight, Robert and Nancy Komlofske of Prineville, Oregon … Continue reading

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Cars I’ve Loved and Hated:
Michael Lamm’s “Unauthorized” Auto Biography, Chapter Two

Photo copyright Michael Lamm, used with permission. Editor’s note: Michael Lamm, one of the deans of American autowriting, is serializing his “auto” biography over at Hemmings Blog, profiling his personal cars . Mike’s a friend of Cars In Depth and … Continue reading

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From Hot Rods to Hippies and Back: The Art of Stanley Mouse

 If you have ever enjoyed a drawing of a wild hot rod, put together a plastic monster kit as a child, or wore a t-shirt embellished with automotive art, you probably owe a debt of gratitude to Stanley Miller, better … Continue reading

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The Automobile As Art

This video is not in stereo 3D Josh Clason’s Depth Of Speed is wrapping up its first year. Two of Josh’s typically outstanding car culture videos, one of Chris Davenport’s Salt Flat Speed Shop, and the other of Andy the … Continue reading

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Dick Harrell’s Mr. Chevrolet Funny Car Fires Up at Hot Rod Power Tour

Start the video, then pause and click on the “3D” icon on the YouTube player menu bar to select 2D or your choice of 3D formats Dick Harrell was a popular and successful drag racer in the late 1960s, so … Continue reading

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2011 Hot Rod Power Tour

Click on the image to launch a Flash player and view the entire gallery of photos in your choice of 3D or 2D formats. The 2011 Hot Rod Power Tour started in Orlando and ended up at Metro Beach in … Continue reading

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2011 Detroit Autorama in 3D: Cars of the 1950s

As you’d expect from the decade that spawned bullet nosed Studebakers, the ’53 Loewy coupe, the first Corvettes and Thunderbirds as well as the classic “tri-five” / “shoebox” ’55-’56’-’57 Chevys, the 1950s were very well represented at the ’11 Detroit … Continue reading

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2011 Detroit Autorama in 3D: Odd, Silly, Unusual, Weird or Ugly Cars

Skill, talent and taste are three different things and they all have to come together to make a successful car project like the SunCammer or Imperial Speedster. Sometimes an element, or two… or three is missing and that leads us … Continue reading

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2011 Detroit Autorama: Cars From the 1920s

With hundreds of photos from the 2011 Autorama, the question is where to begin. Organizing the cars based on the decade of the car the project was based on seemed as logical as any system, so we’ll be starting with … Continue reading

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