Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet’

One Bad Nova

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Don Clark is the second owner of this ‘67 Nova SS. Its original owner purchased it in Southern California. The Nova was delivered from the factory with an inline six-cylinder engine and was painted butternut yellow. Now painted two-tone burnt orange and gold, the Ram Jet 350 engine was built by Wylie, TX, Wade Faustmann and his crew at Wade’s Rod & Custom.

Don Clark’s ’67 Nova SS

The 1966-67 has become the most popular Nova model Chevrolet ever built. These mighty little compact two doors are all the rage among today’s muscle car builders. Enthusiasts have been building the little deuce coupes for decades now, but there’s one gentleman who really did it right: Don Clark from McKinney, Texas, collaborated with Wade Faustmann of Wade’s Rod & Custom in Wylie, Texas. Wade and his crew are responsible for building this incredible two-tone burnt orange and gold metallic ’67 Nova SS. It’s an incredible muscle machine! (more…)

Brothers Show & Shine

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Classic Chevy Trucks Gather in SoCal

Let’s face facts, some guys are very brand loyal when it comes to trucks. There are Chevy guys, Ford Guys, etc. who crave anything sporting a Bow Tie or Blue Oval. Brothers Truck Parts has made a name for itself catering to those calling Chevy sheet metal home, offering restoration parts and aftermarket components for classic GM pickups. (more…)

Mike Watts’ Fesler-Built ‘55 Chevrolet 210

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

When Mike Watts dropped off his ‘55 Chevrolet 210 with the crew from Fesler Built, he left very specific instructions. He instructed them to build a clean driver, a car he could jump behind the wheel of and spend the day on the road having fun. (more…)

A Race Truck Gets Another Shot at the Spotlight

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Eric Steinbrecher, 1967 Chevrolet C-10, Orangevale, CA

When Chevy introduced the ‘67 model in late 1966, they announced that this new truck possessed the most significant cab and sheet metal styling changes in the history of Chevrolet. The boldness of this statement is reflected in the six model years that this body was in production until the updated 1973 truck line was introduced. (more…)

This Woodie Delivers the Goods in Style

Monday, April 18th, 2011

If something needs to be done, it may as well be done with a little style. That was the thinking behind building this 1948 Chevrolet Fleetmaster Woodie owned by the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Having a lot of pomp and circumstance surrounding the winner’s trophy presentation has a long and storied history (mostly involving cute trophy girls giving the winner a kiss; it’s a tradition we wholeheartedly support, by the way). (more…)

TIN SOLDIER

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

When is a woodie not a woodie? When instead of wood, it has artisan applied paint that looks like wood.

When Brian Vanzant of Paducah, Kentucky brought his 1950 Chevrolet to the crew at Brad Starks Rod & Custom, also of Paducah, Ky., It was painted solid white, had 4 doors, was running but un-restored and as Starks deadpanned, “it needed brakes.”

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