Volume III, Issue 10, Page 21

This whole traditional hot rod scene is running hotter than a stock four-banger climbing up a hill in Colorado. And one of the best places to see this phenomenon is The Hunnert Car Pileup, held just outside Chicago. We won’t bore you with a bunch of needless words but will say if you go to a show like this and don’t crack a smile or laugh, you are taking your cars WAY too serious. We’ll let the photos do the talking.

ABOVE: This here’s you basic tasteful Chevy Kustom complete with Kandy red, serious body mods and wide whites.

 

RIGHT: Then there’s what they sometimes call a rat rod. In this case, a Chevy truck with properly adorned interior. Note the use of ‘appropriated’ steel signs for floor boards and 50s microphone for shifter knob.