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2019

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2019

From time to time

From time to time i come across a great story.

Well here’s my story, My dad passed in 1985 when I was 10 when I was 6 he owned a 1970 GMC 2500 4x4 and I guess it was the start of my 67-72 obsession. I think he only owned the truck for a few years but I can remember playing inside with the shifter and eating A&W off of the glove box door/table. Anyways I told my wife it would be cool to find it and restore it , Sounds easy . Well the truck was kicking around our small Canadian town as a Plow t...
2019

Pete and Jakes open house

This Saturday, May 11th, Pete & Jake’s Hot Rod Parts is throwing open their doors for their 45th Anniversary Open House. The party kicks off at 9 a.m. at their Peculiar, Missouri, headquarters where there’s plenty of parking for over 300 hot rods, customs and street machines. The “California Kid” and “Jake’s Coupe” will be on display, along with the “Fat Attack” ’39 Ford and Jerry Slover’s “Hemi Coupe” ’33 Ford three-window.

Along with door prizes and trophies for Top 20 and Best of Show, Pe...
2019

Timeless the Cragar SS

You asked, and asked, and asked for it. In our recent post highlighting 11 of the best wheel designs, the comments were rife with complaints that we’d neglected to properly recognize the Cragar S/S. While we understand the Torq Thrust, Rally II, Magnum 500, and Keystone guys also spoke up in protest, you didn’t bring enough torches and pitchforks, the squeakiest comment gets the wheel, and Team Cragar made the most noise in the forum. (Plus, in a previous edition of this list, we recognized seve...
2019

A Little too much Alcohol

A Little too much Alcohol. These things happen due to someone making bad decisions. Nothing ever ends well when the CONVERSATION starts with HEY WATCH THIS!!...
2019

PATE Swap Meet 2019 another great year

PATE Swap Meet 2019 another great year. As usual the PATE swap meet 2019 was a great show and so many cool things to see. I attend every year and it is always a great time. Willie Moore Streetrodding...
2019

Lone Star Round Up 2019

Lone Star Round Up 2019. Another great year in Austin Texas with cool rides and great friends.Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2019

Texas Hoe Down 2019

Texas Hoe Down 2019. Another year and another great show. Spring is in the air Willie Moore StreetRodding...
2019

1950 Mercury then and now

1950 Mercury then and now. Just got the mercury back on the road. I removed the TBI and installed a new Edelbrock carb, Intake and HEI. Also updated the automatic transmission. Ready now for the Lone Star Round up Austin Texas Willie Moore...
2019

Car Museum San Diego

Car Museum San Diego. We just got back from a week trip to California. While there we visited a Museum in the Museum district. There were several of Steve McQueen’s bikes there and several cool rides. Here are a few photos. Willie Moore...
2019

Back where it belongs

Purchase price: $3,900
Repairs: $0
Total invested: $0
Sale price: $4,200 + dinner

I never had any intention of owning a primer-gray pickup from the era when trucks were plain workhorses. I picked up this Ford at an auction to resell to a friend who’d been looking for one. The friend changed his mind — another lesson for me — and I was stuck with it. I put a “For Sale” sign in the window right away.

The steering felt kind of loose, but it ran great otherwise. I decided to drive it to wor...
2019

A classic car does not have to be pristine

Purchase price: $2,150
Repairs: $800
Total invested: $2,950
Sale price: $5,500

I always admired these cars growing up. To me, they were simply beautiful. The Supreme version of the Cutlass coupe had its own rear-end styling that I thought made the car.


My dad found this one for me in 1994 — it was 24 years old. The passenger side had a dent, and the red paint was faded. But it had the largest engine available that year, a 455-cubic-inch V-8, and drove perfectly. Dad was threatening t...
2018

Vintage air Sure fit Series

Vintage Air is owned and operated by experienced street rodders who have been involved in the sport for over thirty years. We offer you the most comprehensive line of high performance air conditioning components available. Every Vintage Air product incorporates the very latest technology available and offers you the greatest efficiency and reliability available. Our goal is to help you cool your specialty vehicle in a more informed way with parts specially designed for street rods, sport trucks ...
2019

Learning always has a cost

Purchase price: $750
Repairs: $2,250
Total invested: $3,000
Sale price: $1,350



The Baja Bug was created by taking a regular VW Beetle and customizing it for off-road use. You couldn’t simply walk into a VW dealer and buy one. Independent shops and owners did the conversions. As a 17-year-old living in California, I wanted a car that could romp around beaches and deserts. I found a Bug with nice paint and body stripes, and most importantly, it fit my small budget.

My dad and I pick...
2019

Willie Moore StreetRodding Truth

Tip #10
Your Network will = Your Net Worth
“Your Network will Equal your Net Worth.” This is a catchy saying we hear often at a lot of different real estate meetings. But so many don’t understand what it really means. People are the most important part of your business, not your marketing, not the contacts you have, not the money you have – it’s about the people in your network. If you build a strong enough network over time you will find tons of private money, new deals, partners, trades, re...
2019

Just a minute ago 2019

How things have changed over the years. As we take a minute and look back it is hard to imagine how much things have changed. There is one cell phone contract in service for every man, woman and child on the face of the earth. Imagine that. ...
2019

Hot Rods and Hatters Car Show Gonzales Texas

Hot Rods and Hatters Car Show Gonzales Texas. Here are a few photos from the Hot Rods and Hatters Car Show Gonzales Texas we attended last weekend. The show was great, weather was fair and the food was super in this little old town. Willie Moore StreetRodding. ...
2019

Boys play Men Stay

The institutions that have served as sacred havens for brotherhood and camaraderie like the Boy Scouts and the field of battle have been recently taken away from them, and simply being a masculine man today, invites judgment and shame today from an ever-increasing number of mentally ill people who are angry at the world, and how have been told that it’s all men’s fault.

When you combine that kind of social pressure and influence with the fact that most young men over the past decade have grow...
2019

When things just go wrong

When things just go wrong. Sometimes things just do not go as planned. Many hours of hard work and now back to the drawing board. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com...
2019

1951 GMC Rear End and Transmission Upgrade

1951 GMC Rear End and Transmission Upgrade. We started out with the standard 3 speed manual transmission with no syncro and the stock rear end with the close driveshaft. We are changing the rear to a 1957 Chevy and the width looks good. I am upgrading the standard transmission to a turbo 350 automatic. We are keeping the straight six in the truck for a while. So far the process is flowing pretty smooth. We purchased a rebuilt turbo 350, an adapter plate kit that came with a new starter and flywh...
2019

Willie Moore Tip 1 Do not be afraid to take action

Tip #1 Don't be Afraid to take Action.

Don't be Afraid to take Action.

In Real estate So many people are hesitant to take action because ‘they have to think about it’ or ‘they have to analyze it’, they think they have to know every variable before they can proceed in getting a contract. There should be no fear of taking the first step. The person who controls the contract controls the world. Start with at least getting the contract. Once this is done if you can't close on it or if you dec...
2019

Hot Rods and Hatters Feb 1st and 2nd Car Show in Gonzales Texas

This is a great Texas style show and always a great time.Great Music, Pretty girls and really cool cars. See you there Willie Moore StreetRodding.com

Looking forward to this event this year at a new location ! Got a few groups going so far even some out of the Houston area, hope to have more ! Thanks for sharing Joel Aaron Gammage

Hot Rods and Hatters Feb 1st and 2nd Car Show in Gonzales Texas
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2018

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Collector Car Financing
With J.J. Best Banc & Co.’s top-level customer service and knowledgeable team of classic car experts, collector car financing is quick and easy. In as little as 2 minutes, you will be approved to finally finance that special classic car you have always wanted to add to your collection. No matter what you have been dreaming of in terms of collector car financing, look no further than our team at J.J. Best Banc & Co. to help make th...
2018

Save a Few bucks in 2019

Do an inventory check. Jamie Chen , who has worked as a wardrobe stylist in San Francisco for more than a decade, told me, “It’s not uncommon for people to buy new things because they have so much they can’t see what they already have.” Chen recommends weeding out what’s worn, ill-fitting, or a style that no longer suits. That’s not only true for clothing and accessories, but also tools, household products, and knickknacks. Another woman once mentioned to me that she actually bought the exact sa...
2018

Pontiac GTO Prices

Pontiac GTO Prices
The Pontiac GTO of 1968-72 embodies just about everything that was fantastically ridiculous about American muscle cars. Bright colors, loud graphics, monstrous size, powerful engines, a hood-mounted tach, and a rear spoiler that doesn’t really do anything—the GTO’s got the goods. The second-gen GTO also has the pedigree of a great name; the original GTO of 1964 is widely credited with sparking the muscle car craze in the first place. The famous and flashy “Judge” package jazz...
2018

George Bush a True Texan

A few years ago, I was at the Hobby Center for a play. Just before the play, as the house lights were being lowered and the crowd was settling in for the performance, a door opened on the left side of the theater about halfway down the seating area. Because it was lighter outside, a shaft of light shot into the room drawing everyone's eyes to it. Through the open door stepped the former Commander-in-Chief and First Lady. Without any formal announcement of their entry, the crowd simultaneously an...
2018

Merry Christmas 2018 Willie Moore StreetRodding

Merry Christmas to all my Family and Friends
Christmas is a chance to surround yourself with loved ones, family members, with friends, and it is also the perfect time of year to generate new plans. Christmas can be a lonely time for people who don’t own a special person. Christmas is first event that needs a great deal of actions. Even though it’s a festival of Christians, but non-christians also celebrate Christmas with excitment as christians do. Obviously, Christians all around the world rec...
2018

A good deal done

A good deal done. Every now and then I meet someone who knows what they are looking for and knows a good deal when they see it. I recently sold a model A builder to a very nice hard working rodder and the deal was issue free. These days the real deal buyers are few a far between. The tire kickers are everywhere. I can usually tell when a real buyer is in the house versus a real tire kicker as soon as they hit the driveway. Congrats on the new ride Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

The two most important events in all of history




Funny


The two most important events in all of history were the invention of

beer and the invention of the wheel.

Beer required grain and that was the beginning of agriculture.
Neither the glass bottle nor aluminum can were invented yet, so while
our early humans were sitting around waiting for them to be invented,
they just stayed close to the brewery. That's how villages were
formed.

The wheel was invented to get man to the beer and vice versa. These
two were the found...
2018

Happy Thanksgiving 2018 My Friends

In the United States, the modern Thanksgiving holiday tradition is commonly…traced back to the…1621 celebration at Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. The 1621 Plymouth feast and Thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest. As our ancestors before us, we are equally THANKFUL for the HARVEST that many of you have provided us as a result of entrusting us to manage and sell your real estate assets. So here's to thanking and wishing you, your family and loved ones, the best Thanksgiving ever!

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