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Tex Smith's Hot Rod History: Book One : The Beginnings Bk. 1Cartech Inc #ad - From preface - we want to help generate an interest in the history of America's innovative, dynamic, imaginative automotive past. Not the past of the automakers but the past of the auto-users, those people who have helped to catapult that no future history of civilization will be able to ignore the part played by the automobile mankind's march to destiny.
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Isky: Ed Iskenderian and the History of Hot RoddingCarTech #ad - His continued success is an entertaining tale of mingling with industry icons, insight into the business of hot rodding, great stories of yesterday and today, and a life very well lived. To tell the life story of ed “Isky” Iskenderian is to tell the history of hot rodding in America. By the time ed was out of the service, the California hot rod scene was in full bloom with tens of thousands of vets who had the desire to make cars go fast.
He wanted to further develop those skills, so he joined the Air Corps to continue his education and flew with Air Transport Command. Sensing something big, his instincts, as always, were right. Delve into the life of ed iskenderian, a gifted machinist with a natural knack for promotion, who started a cam business from the ground up and became a leading cam authority and hot rodding icon.
Isky: Ed Iskenderian and the History of Hot Rodding #ad - Isky: ed iskenderian and the history of hot rodding, including his pre-war Lake Muroc and car club activities, how he started a small business fabricating parts and making cams in the back of a rented shop, his military service, tells the whole story, and how he then sold those cams to other rodders.
Ed had natural skills in metal working and machining that were developed in high school. He purchased an ad in the second issue of Hot Rod magazine. Ed was an early pioneer in the industry for print adverting and catalogs. It covers how he grew a business from a single cam grinder and became an authority in the field in barely 10 years.
Ed was also among the first to understand the value of having successful race cars using his cams in their engines and wearing his decals on their fenders.
Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden YearsCarTech #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Travel back to hot rodding’s golden years with this sequel that showcases even more historic never-before-seen photos from author and historian Pat Ganahl’s collection. This edition features even more dry lakes shots, show circuit cars, lead sleds, post-war rods, and a chapter on marvelous mills.
He was pleasantly surprised to find more great stuff in old files and folders that were hidden away for decades but are now highlighted in Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years. In the best-selling original book, hot rod gallery: a nostalgic look at hot Rodding’s Golden Years: 1930-1960, Ganahl opened his archives and shared 192 pages and 350 photos of some of the most interesting and best photos of his collection.
Cartech. Ganahl even dug a little deeper into the early 1960s. Ganahl guarantees that it is filled with images you have never seen, and he offers his commentary and a lifetime of expertise in this selection of fantastic images from his expansive archive. You can spend hours looking at all the details and soaking in the history in these images, and we know you’ll enjoy this book as much as you did the first.
Hot Rod Gallery II: More Great Photos and Stories from Hot Rodding's Golden Years #ad - Well, more is better, if some is good, right? If you liked the first edition, you may like this one even more. Filled with fascinating images of some of the coolest cars and builders, and great shots of the dry lakes, long-forgotten car clubs, nostalgia fans flocked to grab a piece of hot rodding history all in one convenient package.