Friar Tuck

Does anyone have any info on this car or it’s owner? Larry Watson is said to have painted it in the mid 60’s and was believed to have been owned by a dude known as “Friar Tuck”. His last named was Henderson (?) and was a member of the Chancellors(?). The car was a main …

Missing Link.

Many thanks to our friend Sondre at Kustomrama for posting this photo on our messageboard. He’s archiving some really great photos taken in the mid to late 60’s, many of which are San Fernando Valley cars painted by Joe Andersen. Here we have Jim Arkin’s beautiful rainbow painted 65 Impala in front of Ron & …

Walt Prey…a legend. RIP.

Walt’s impact on customs and lowriders has been felt for over 30 years. His style was all his own. The lines he laid, the scrolls he put down, his flames, his famous roses, the crazy full paintjobs he churned out…they are and will forever be legendary. When I was a kid I heard Walt’s name …

Pandilla De Lobos

I was going through some boxes in the garage and came across a bunch of pictures I took at car shows throughout the years, some of these seem like ages ago. Time flies when you’re having fun! Here’s a merc I used to love, haven’t seen it in years but i did spy a picture …

Ron Aguirre, your legacy lives on.

Ron Aguirre passed away on Thursday May 26, 2011. I didn’t know him personally. Many of my friends did. I wish I could say more about who he was as a person, but I respectfully leave that to those who knew him well. To Ron’s family and close friends he was much more than the …

The Duke of Wilmington

I’ve been wanting to do a post revisiting one of our favorite Impalas of all time….Allen Duke’s 64. We posted it here a couple years ago when we stumbled across our friend Howard Gribble’s collection. The red/silver scheme is an instant classic, with white interior, sitting on Supremes. But the previous incarnations stand on their …

Meridel Rubenstein Photography

Peggy Martinez, Santa Cruz, NM 198064 Chevy “The symbol of the car at first was just a car to me, but it became a coffin, a boudoir, a phallus. The cars do this sexy hydraulic hopping. They have these plush velvet interiors and wonderful imagery on the outside. I put the color photographs into a …