My Car Quest

April 6, 2020

More Photos From The Grand National Roadster Show – 2020

I know when I go to a car show I have a difficult time not taking a photo of every car in sight. Sometimes I take several photos of the same car just to be sure I get a good one. Today we have photos from The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona … [Read more...]

The Grand National Roadster Show – 2020

Hey, Customs are us - yes, the breeds live... by Wallace Wyss - The custom car is alive and well as I just saw at the annual Grand National Roadster Show at the Los Angeles County Fairgrounds in Pomona. But it's not a unified … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Engines

by Mike - The engine is a very important element of the hot rod and there are almost as many different hot rod engines as their are hot rod designs. With all of the engine choices it is common for the engines to be mixed up with the car … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

An Open Letter To Tom Wolfe

Cruisin…Kalifornia style by Wallace Wyss - Hey, Tom, remember when we had that conversation, what, back half a century ago? Oh, for those who don’t know who Tom is, many years ago, maybe 50, Tom Wolfe, an erudite New York City writer … [Read more...]

A Unique Custom Coachbuilder – Moal Coachbuilders

by Mike - At the Marin Sonoma Concours d'Elegance in May 2013 Moal Coachbuilders had their own class! Moal Coachbuilders is a rare breed of custom car designers and fabricators. They don't just build the body - they do it all. Here are a few of … [Read more...]