MAY 2013 1959 DODGE CUSTOM ROYAL D-500-THE ANTIDOTE TO BORING
There's an excellent path to take if you're sick of the bland and chronically boring pattern in today's traffic--buy a Mopar fin car.
The Mopar fin cars from 1956-1961 were some of the most stylish and innovative cars ever built and lately the gavel has come down on some stratospheric prices for these classics.
Terry Romanchuk had the fin car bug long before it became fashionable.
WHAT DO YOU SAY TO A STUBBORN DINOSAUR? GET WITH THE 21st CENTURY FOR STARTERS
One of the biggest mysteries to be found in the 21st Century has to be the holdouts in the car hobby who choose to ignore the overwhelming number of reasons to embrace the new age of the Internet.
They seem to feel that they have no need to expand their horizons when it comes to the old car hobby and these old dogs stubbornly refuse to learn a new trick.
These are car guys who have undertaken major projects over the years that required an amazing amount of talent and ability to reassemble something as complex as an internal combustion engine, yet they are intimidated by a laptop.
MAY 2013: '32 FORD RAT ROD-ART COMES IN MANY FORMS AND THIS ONE IS CLASSIC ART
Rat rods are one of hottest segments of the hobby. If there's any question, try taking a picture of a rattie at a large car show.
Be prepared to wade through the crowd for that magic moment.
This '32 Ford is a classic example.
MAY 2013 MSCC STARS IN TRAFFIC: IT'S ALL ABOUT TIMING AND THE TIME IS RIGHT
Car guys are some of the most finicky people on the planet. You get that way when you've invested tens of thousands in hard earned bucks to make an old car new....or better than new.
That's why you rarely see vintage iron on the streets before all the winter crap is gone. The last thing you need is winter gravel aimed at your 1200 dollar windshield or bouncing off your 25,000 dollar paint job.
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