My Car Quest

February 4, 2023

Events: Doin’ The Huff – October 22, 2022

Bo Huff Rockabilly Car Show (Huffarama) that is - San Manuel Stadium San Bernardino, California. Text by Wallace Wyss and photos by Richard Bartholomew - As an automotive reporter, I go to a lot of car shows. Some are sponsored by automakers, … [Read more...]

1938 International Harvester

Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - You know those scenes in the old Westerns about the cavalry where some guy--maybe Charleton Heston--is getting stripped of his badges of rank and busted down to private first class? Well, I think when I put … [Read more...]

The Hot Rod That Started It All – The Doane Spencer Roadster

by Mike Gulett - If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then the Doane Spencer Roadster has been flattered more than most because it has been copied more that most. If you think "I have seen this hot rod before" likely you have seen … [Read more...]

The Nickel Car – A Great American Hot Rod

by Mike Gulett - The transition to electric cars challenges our sense of history and even the here and now. Will anything electric powered ever replace old style Hot Rods? Will new electric cars ever be turned into important customs and Hot … [Read more...]

A Ford Roadster Hot Rod Like No Other

by Mike Gulett - Walking around a Concours event one can see the most unusual sites. Take this Ferrari powered Ford Hot Rod for example that was on display at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in 2014. I have seen one other Ferrari powered … [Read more...]

Media: Are We Seeing the End of Car Magazines?

by Wallace Wyss - I loved car magazines. Maybe less now that I've worked for them but I still remember some of the great issues I've owned. I recently read that Ten Publishing in El Segundo, CA axed 19 of them in one fell swoop … [Read more...]