"Texas rodding
and racing, past
and present!"
Click on the Don & Shorty Metz AA/DA image above to check out my "Racing" page!
Click on the logo above to check out images from the
weekly Niftee 50ees Saturday Night Cruise In.
TO THRIVE IN LIFE, YOU NEED THREE BONES; A
WISHBONE, A BACKBONE AND A FUNNY BONE.
Recently at a local outdoor car show, I spotted this little white Datsun pickup (lower left). It literally brought a smile to my
face. Below right is a couple of images of my own Datsun pickup that I bought new forty two years ago while I was a
student at the University of Houston. Right after I bought it, I installed big and little Goodyears mounted on American
Racing wheels. Even with a four cylinder (aluminum), it was fun to drive with the manual floor shift.
Sorry! Didn't make it to the Niftee 50ees
Saturday Night Cruise In on August 16.
Should make the August 23 show though.
Check back for coverage.
Below is the reason I didn't make it to the Niftee 50ees Saturday Night Cruise In (above). The "Blast to the Past" After Hours event was being held
on the same day, same time in Katy just west of Houston. The event is open to all vehicles and all type of vehicles show up. I'll be submitting full
coverage to Hot Rod Hot Line (link above) but until then, check out some of the good looking rods from the show below.
1970 Chevelle SS 454 LS6
1970 BOSS 429 Mustang
1967 Shelby GT 500 Mustang
1969 Yenko Chevelle
1969 Yenko Camaro
1970 Chevelle L89
1969 Yenko Nova
1970 Hemi Superbird
I love checking out upcoming car auctions (Barrett Jackson, Mecum, etc.) and posting some of my favorites before and after the auction. Recently
"YAHOO Auto" posted a story about an upcoming AJ Wilner auction featuring some very desirable muscle cars. The nine car lot is being offered by
U.S. Marshals and were owned by the owner of a Medical Laboratory who schemed Medicare between 2006 and 2012 to the tune of $200 million, $33
million of which went into his own pocket. Below are images of eight of those muscle cars. Also offered is a mid-restoration 1971 Hemi Barracuda.    
Since we're talking auctions and as I mentioned above, I love checking out upcoming auctions and auction results. Case in point, the
three show vehicles below. All three are being offered at the upcoming Mecum Auction in Dallas, Texas and they are easily my
favorites on the docket. Anxious to see what they sell for.  
One more auction tidbit, this time a
result from the just completed Mecum
Auction in Monterrey, California.
Offered with no reserve, this wild Pro
Street 1941 Chevy Custom Pickup with a
supercharged 454 Chevy big block was
sold for just $16,000! It would have been
a steal at twice the price. Cash talks and
unfortunately, I walk.