Category: Issue 07

A Day In The Life of CT Sounds Founder Coleman Thedinger

If there’s one thing that the custom vehicle world has taught us, it’s that passion for the industry truly knows no age. Sure, there are certainly those icons of the industry that have weathered decades of innovations and…



First Car Dreams: Marvin Meyer’s 1957 Bel Air 2-Door Hardtop

The love for a first car is like no other. While you may not have had the greatest car on the block way back in the day, your first vehicle represented freedom, personalization, entertainment and maybe even relationships…



Relaxin’ In So Cal – Torrance, CA

There are definitely pros and cons to living anywhere in the states, but for the West Coast the pros far out weigh the cons especially when you consider sunshine and car shows year round on top of that…



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…