Monthly archives: May, 2015

Herrerad: Carlos Herrera’s 2008 GMC Sierra 1500

If you’re all about the ground-hugging fullsize trucks then you know who Jake McKiddie of Phat Phabz is, and you’ve probably heard the name Carlos Herrera tossed around a bit. Not familiar with the name? Well have no fear,…



Wet Coast European Car Show – Carpinteria, CA

We like to think we have it pretty good here on the West Coast; nice weather, beautiful beaches, and of course – amazing car shows year round. WET Coast is one of the first European Car…



Don’t Cry: Sean’s Sadistic Iron Werks ’89 Mazda B2200

Sean Generotzky is what some might call a new-school/old-school guy in the custom truck world. He’s been around for quite awhile but has been behind the scenes slowly planing and building his version of the perfect mini. His…



Behind The Build: The Schwalb’s 1951 Merc

In the world of chopped, dropped and Slam’d, sometimes it can be difficult to stand out. After all, not everyone can build a ride that grabs attention from across show grounds as well as acts as a go-to…



Layd Out At The Park – Morristown, Tennessee

There are quite a few “staples” in the custom truck show scene and Layd Out at the Park (LOATP) held yearly at Cherokee Park in Morristown, Tennessee is definitely on that list. 2015 marked the 11th…



Colorado’s Hot Rods & Hawgs Show – Slam’d Style!

There is no shortage of Slam’d vehicles along the coasts, whether we’re talking about the coasts right here in the states, or the coasts of further away locations, like Australia and Japan. But while the lowered custom car…



No Regrets Small Town Take Over – Wortham, Texas

If there’s one thing about the truck community that keeps people coming back for more, we’d have to sum it up in a single word – family. With shows all around the country, truck clubs nationwide, friendship and…



Island Fever: Tasmania’s Sinister Gathering

Tasmania (abbreviated as Tas and known as “Tassie”) is an island state, part of the Commonwealth of Australia, located 240 kilometres (150 miles) to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by a notorious body of water known…



Chantilly Laced: Tony Moore’s 1960 Coupe De Ville

Every full throttle car guy with any significant time under their customizing belt has a list of rides that have occupied their wrench room, put their wallet on a diet, and made them want to throw tools across…



Japan Does It Again – Fit Kustomz Slam’d 1956 Bel Air

When you hear someone speak of the car culture in Japan, most people instantly conjure images of Tokyo Drift, and think drift-cars, imports, and even the extremely cambered out big-bodied VIP scene that has worked its way here to the…



Six-Fo: Japan’s Lowest 1964 Impala – Horizon ’64

Every trend, genre, sport, hobby, music, art, etc. all have their “golden era” where things are in their prime and the ideas are original and refreshing. You may recall the golden era of hip hop, which took place…



HRBB Boyd Coddington Memorial Award

Boyd Coddington is forever an iconic name in the hot rod world. Responsible for many trends and innovations, Coddington built and designed some of the most iconic hot rods and street rods of his time and pushed…