Our first loves, first cars
and how sometimes they're one and the same.
Fred's 1929 Ford Roadster-
This was my first car, it was completely stock when my grandfather
gave it to me, I was 14.
Jack's 1929 Ford Roadster - This is not my first car, but it is
my first attempt at a hot rod. In 1955, I built the car with a
flathead engine while I was a junior in high school.
Ruth's First Ride- The car is
a thirty-something Willys...
Cindy's Father Day Story - I was born into a family of car lovers
so it's in the blood. I am the oldest of three and the only girl.
My father was a car salesman for Chase Chevrolet in Stockton Ca.
Don's Years Gone By - One of the reasons the movie classic " American
Grafitti" will still be popular years from now is because
the era of the 50's and 60's was so magic that even those born
a decade earlier or later find it appealing.
Remembering Pete Peters - June 22, 1944 to August 1, 1965. Second
president of the ROAMIN’ ANGELS 1962-63. Pete’s life was too short,
only 21 years. But boy, did he have a flair for it!
Len's Driving to Class - In 1946, My twin brother and I were sixteen.
We moved from Bismarck, North Dakota and came out to Auburn, California
on the train.
John's '31 Model A Roadster - In 1955, I bought my first car for
$50.00. It was a stock 1931 Model A Roadster.
Garage Math...screws & tires.
Bright Tail Lights...one of the things I wanted to do was make the stop/tail
Wiper Arms...If you’re redoing your 40’s/50’s car, you may want new wiper arms.
Lee’s Dictionary of Tool
Need a new radiator? Which is better, brass or aluminum?
Lift That Engine...A
point pondered and drawn by Lanny.
Is Your Speedometer Accurate?