Category Archives: pinstriping

2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals

The 2013 Street Machine Fall Nationals had a little bit of everything in regard to weather, from sunny and warm to rainy and cool. That didn’t dampen the turnout on Saturday, tons of great cars and trucks were on hand

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival

A celebration on Historic Route 66 designed to remember the role Springfield played in the history of Route 66. Officially recognized as the birthplace of U.S. Route 66, it was in Springfield, Missouri on April 30, 1926 that officials first proposed

Rods & Relics Rod Run -Day 2

With a chance of showers everyone hustled to get things sorted out and for the activities to begin. A poker run, assorted games and with live music on tap rain was not going to be a welcome sight. Luckily we

2013 Rods & Relics Rod Run – Day 1

You couldn’t ask for a better day. The trip to Branson this morning was incredible, perfect weather. As I drove down 65 just South of Springfield I started seeing a few rods headed in that direction so I followed and

2013 Queen City Riot

The inaugural Queen City Riot was kicked off at The Outland with an overwhelming response. As usual downtown traffic on a Friday night was packed. A Saturday Show at The VFW American Legion post 639 on South Scenic and a

Pinstripers at work: Von Maze vs. Jeral Tidwell

Von Maze (Germany) and Jeral Tidwell (USA) pinstriping at Walz Hardcore Cycles Open House 2010 Pinstripers at work: Von Maze vs. Jeral Tidwell from The Pixeleye // Dirk Behlau on Vimeo.

2013 O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals

Had a great weekend at the O’Reilly Auto Parts Hot Rod Super Nationals in Lincoln, NE. Family Events always puts on great shows that bring out the best cars, trucks, street rods, street machines and rat rods across the country.

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.