Big Bend National Park, Prada Marfa and Del Mar

Monday morning after the Goodguys Lone Star Shootout at the Texas Motor Speedway I hit the road headed to the Goodguys Duel in Del Mar show in Southern California.From No Limit, Texas I meandered through Breckenridge and onto Albany where I found this old Magnolia gas station.Then, right around the corner I came across this … More Big Bend National Park, Prada Marfa and Del Mar

The Woodward Dream Cruise & the Hot Rod Power Tour

With a new Quick Performance 9-inch I left Colorado and headed towards Detroit for the Woodward Dream Cruise.The new 9-inch was humming along fine, but The 55 was running rough. Not only was it running rough – it was getting horrible milage.Every so often it would “pop” like it wasn’t firing on all eight cylinders.My … More The Woodward Dream Cruise & the Hot Rod Power Tour

Goodguys, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks.

It’s 6:30am and the 405 is a parking lot. I shoulda left earlier… But now I get to spend more time in The 55. I’ve gotta gig at the Goodguys 32nd West Coast Nationals up in Pleasanton about 350 miles north of LA and about an hour east of San Francisco. Instead of flying I … More Goodguys, Sequoia, Kings Canyon and Yosemite National Parks.

Prestone Rally

I saw on Instagram that Prestone was looking for 90 cars to help ‘em celebrate their 90th anniversary. They wanted to do a rally from Phoenix, AZ to Los Angeles, CA. I’m in! If you read my previous installment: “The 55’s Daily Carry” you’ll remember The 55 is pretty well prepared for life out  on … More Prestone Rally

The 55 Update

It’s been awhile since I’ve given you an update on the 55. Here it goes. Earlier this year Lucky put the 55 on a strict no-carb diet and installed a Holley Sniper Electronic Fuel Injection system with an AeroMotive Phantom 340 in-tank fuel pump and an MSD Pro-Billet Distributor and coil. The 55 starts and … More The 55 Update