Category Archives: California

New Logo for Von Hot Rod

Just finished up the first renderings of Von Hot Rod’s logo. Still need to take it into Illustrator and do finals. Of course he’s known for his World Class pinstriping but there’s more to him than just laying down sweet

Jay Leno’s Garage: 1932 Bowtie Deuce Roadster

Although this hot rod created for SEMA 2005 may seem a little bit Ford and little bit Chevy, its DNA is pretty much all Corvette. Go under the hood with Jay for an up-close look at the high-output LS7 engine,

Ed Roth’s Orbitron Rides Again

Ed Roth’s Orbitron was thought to be lost forever. The story of how it was recently found and restored by the team at Galpin Auto Sports.

Part 2: Pinstriping with Von Dutch and Roth Roth

Big Daddy Roth interviewing Von Dutch back in the early-mid eighties. At Von Dutch’s garage/shop. They talk about-Von Dutch’s Dad, typography, pin striping and all that entails, gold leaf, squirrel hair for brushes, oil in the ground and sign painting.

Part 1 : Big Daddy Roth & Von Dutch Discuss Pinstriping

Big Daddy Roth interviewing Von Dutch back in the early-mid eighties. At Von Dutch’s garage/shop. They talk about-Von Dutch’s Dad, typography, pin striping and all that entails, gold leaf, squirrel hair for brushes, oil in the ground and sign painting.

Galpin Auto Sports’ Ed Roth Collection

Alan Taylor talks with Beau Boeckmann of Galpin Auto Sports and takes a walk around the world’s largest Ed ‘Big Daddy” Roth automotive collection.

Remembering Dean Jeffries

An automotive jack-of-all-trades, Dean Jeffries worked as a stuntman, car builder, and race car painter and pinstriper. He made the ‘Monkeemobile’ for the Monkees and ‘Black Beauty’ for the Green Hornet. During the car-crazy 1950s in Southern California, Dean Jeffries

Three Days in Northern California

Los Boulevardos Car Club enjoyed three solid days of car culture in Northern California starting with a cruise up 101 from Los Angeles to San Jose with the crew from Starlite Rod & Kustom. We arrived at the Deadend Magazine

Depth of Speed – Simple Soul

Depth of Speed – Simple Soul from Josh Clason on Vimeo.

Egg Salad

A creation from the dark depths of Super Rat Racing, Egg Salad was a Bonneville contender for 2011, accomplishing a top speed of 113mph. Carl Bjorklund, the fabricator behind Super Rat gives a brief description of his work of art