It should come as no surprise that I am a Christian, I haven’t hidden the fact, but, just in case you haven’t picked up on it, here it is, so no one can make a mistake.
This 68 Camaro is designed and custom built by Jim Johnson of Jim’s Body & Paint in Geneva ,Iowa.
Another year, America! So glad to be an American and a Veteran. I served this country and love our flag. I believe in the Constitution and truly feel this country … Continue Reading Happy Birthday, America!
had the parts just sitting in my back yard for years. We had a brainstorm one day and got a tape measure out and started measuring things, did up some sketches and cut up a scale model to see if I liked it. Showed it to a client and he liked the idea.
It has almost been a year. Ten months really, since this idea became something tangible. Since I acted upon my ideas and began to go out and “do something” with it.
He promised me the bike ran when I purchased it. (We all know how that tends to go.) I got it home and put in a new battery and fresh fuel,well, the bike fired right up, to my disbelief.
This thing is a never ending project and that’s fine by me, as long as I’m doing something to it, I’ll never get tired of it or get bored with it.
Most cars and trucks there were pre 1970, however, there was definitely a presence for later models and they all seemed to show well.
While heading down to Ocean City, for Ocean City Cruise Week, I ran into a small car show off Route 50, just before Ocean City. The guys from Ocean City … Continue Reading Rip Nardi – 2011 Dodge Charger RT/MAX
Something caught my eye, so I looked and saw a little old lady in a rocking chair making something crochet, I think .
I saw the front fender on a box so, I went and talked to her about it, thinking it was a Harley.
We tried to make it like a trip, so, you could see what we saw, but, you have to remember, we are not paid professionals, we do this because we enjoy it, so, no critiquing my skills. lol.
I wanted to build something, but wasn’t sure what. I could do a go cart, v twin quad, bobber. All kinds of ideas went through my head.
I finally decided to build a bobber.
As I was writing the article for Gavin Smith’s ’47 Ford Rat Rod, He told me about his other current project, his custom motorcycle. The “Bullet Bobber”. Below is the … Continue Reading Gavin Smith – Bullet Bobber – Custom Motorcycle
While I am a huge fan of Built not Bought, this car demanded to be brought back to life in the way it was intended when originally built.
Gavin’s fabrication work and use of non-traditional features and parts is consistent with the original intent of the Rat Rod.
Michael Augustaitus II and his 1935 Ford Model 48, Fordor. D4RKS1DE