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2018

The best place to live Texas

Here are just a few reasons why Texas is the best place to live these days.

Growth
With 50 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in Texas and a strong energy-oriented economy, the state is one of the best places to find a job.

Each of the top Texas cities enjoy projected job growth rates more than double the median in our data set of more than 500 U.S. towns and cities — a draw for workers seeking employment.

“Texas is the exemplar of the fast-growing region where mobile America still i...
2018

1934 Ford Goes to Neederville Texas

1934 Ford Goes to Neederville Texas. As we go around to car shows and other hot rod events we meet great folks that are just all around good people that share the same ideas. The love of classic cars. Recently I sold a 1934 for that I have known for the last four years. Mr. Mosley in Neederville Texas is the new owner. He and his wife are great folks and I am sure they will enjoy the 34 Ford just as much as the past owner/builder Mr. Daily. There is just something about the 34 Fords that sets th...
2018

1951 GMC coming back together

I picked up this 1951 GMC truck a few weeks back with a friend of mine. He had been looking for an old truck for several years. He located this truck in a man’s garage here in Houston Texas. The truck was all apart, had not ran in 5 years but most of the truck was there. The best thing about the truck was the almost rust free body that someone had already done all the body work on. The body was in primer and super straight. We loaded the truck and brought it back to my shop. We Unloaded the truc...
2018

Franklin Murrell a good story indeed

Ok, I sold my Trans Am and got paid to deliver it to Arkansas. Nice Saturday road trip. Then I find out that I can pick up the bug I'd bought in Tupelo on my way home, double score because I'm already pulling the trailer. Then, when I'm nearly home I spot this 62 Falcon wagon and I make a deal on it! It's a SUPER Saturday for me! So inside of a month I've sold 2 cars and have bought 4. $7300 in, minus $1800 out, that's $5500 to the good AND I have a bigger inventory. I don't know why people stil...
2018

National Naval Aviation Museum Florida

National Naval Aviation Museum Florida StreetRodding. We just got back from a great trip to Florida. Spent a few days in Pensacola. While there we visited the National Aviation Museum and wow what a great place to spend the day. So much to see and do you will need a full 8 hours there to see it all. Here are a few photos. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

Road Trip To Florida

Road Trip to Florida. As usual when I am planning a trip in the US I always look around and see what cars might be for sale in the area I am visiting. It is an old habit that I just cannot break you might even call it an addiction. While on a trip to Panama City Beach last week I found a 1967 big block Chevelle and as a bonus it has a 4 speed. So I went ahead and left a deposit on the Chevelle. I was driving my Toyota Tacoma and had no way to get the Chevelle home except drive it. I really did...
2018

Banks and scammers

Banks and scammers. Here are a couple of bank changes that I have learned about this week. Did you know that you can not deposit cash in someones bank account unless you have an account at that bank? I tried to deposit cash into a friends account and the bank would not take cask. I had to get a cashiers check before the bank would accept the deposit. The bank is Wells Fargo and they said it is a new policy. Never heard of such a thing but I was told all banks are adopting this practice. I was al...
2018

Just for Men PSA

I have heard many times that as a man if I live long enough this will be something that I have to deal with. Here is a letter from a friend of mine in Kerrille Texas that he wants to share. Please read it and maybe it will help.

I offer the following information to all of my friends and relatives, who have already been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer (PC) or will be in the future, if you live long enough, in the sincere hope that you will pay close attention to the information and begin drinki...
2018

South Carolina Bank Issues

South Carolina Bank Issues. I have bought and sold hundreds of cars all over the us. Most of the time I when I am making a sell the transactions are handled by bank wire. I recently worked a deal with a man in South Carolina. It was a trade deal and he was paying some money to close the deal. He went to his bank and they would not allow him to wire me the money. I have never heard of a bank dictating to a member how they are allowed to spend their money. I called the bank and also had them go to...
2018

Woodford Reserve Paying it Forward

Woodford Reserve Paying it Forward. This is great Whisky brand that is severed as the premier bourbon at the Kentucky Derby

Woodford Reserve has announced a new partnership with the James Beard Foundation, furthering its commitment to bringing the culinary and spirits industries together.

The partnership includes a sponsored scholarship for beverage studies and sponsorship of the “Outstanding Bar Program” award given annually at the James Beard Awards. In addition, Woodford will be a premi...
2018

A few Key tips on your Money

As we are all getting older here are a few things that we need to look at.

Key takeaways
Put together a list of financial accounts.
Name your account beneficiaries.
Plan for the worst-case scenario.
Make sure you and your partner know where important documents are.
Many married couples suffer from a failure to communicate. A recent Fidelity survey found that 1 in 7 couldn't accurately report their spouses' employment status.1 More than 4 in 10 couples disagree on when to retire—and more ...
2018

Cynthia Sauceda Cooper Garage

Cynthia Sauceda Cooper Garage. Kerry and his wife Cynthia have a great collection here in Houston Texas. Great collection and what a great shop in their back yard.

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2018

Constructions costs are escalating

Constructions costs are escalating due to tariffs on a wide range of building and road construction materials, said the Associated General Contractors of America in a new analysis of Labor Department data.
The producer price index rose sharply on construction inputs in June. Aluminum mill shapes jumped 20 percent year-over-year, copper and brass mill shapes 17.4 percent, and steel mill products 12.3 percent. Diesel fuel was up 52.8 percent. June's increases follow sharp price spikes on other co...
2018

What say you

What say you. I have been buying and selling hot rods and street rods for many years. As of late when I am working on getting a hot rod sold it seems like it is just not as much fun as it once was. Most folks act like they are buying a million dollar property. Not sure what has changed since the days of a just a few years back. Is it just me or have the times changed. Please comment on this post Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

Mooneyes Open House! Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.


You know summer’s officially in full swing when the annual Mooneyes Open House rolls around. This Saturday, Norwalk Boulevard in Santa Fe Springs will be crawling with hot rods, customs, lowriders and choppers as we celebrate one of our hobby’s most iconic speed shops.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be music in the air, burgers on the grill, and all sorts of specials and other cool stuff to check out in the shop. And of course there’s never a shortage of eye candy in the lot and cruising ...
2018

New Supporting Vendor Kool Mat

Please visit our New Supporting Vendor Kool Mat.

KOOLMAT® is a high temperature composite insulation, consisting of densified silicone, cured directly into the surface and weave of a fiberglass mat. The materials are mechanically and permanently joined together during the manufacturing process without adhesives. This technique makes KOOLMAT® a truly homogenous one of a kind product, which will not separate, tear, or easily puncture. KOOLMAT® is so unique that a U.S. Patent protects it....
2018

VIN Plates all Makes and Models

VIN Plates all Makes and Models. We all have bought old cars mostly street rods without VIN plates on them. Some of the older rides from 1970 back also have had issues with missing VIN plates. Here are a few examples of after market VIN plates. Call Jim at 410 474 2244 and he will be happy to discuss your missing VIN plate. He can offer a solution for just about any issue. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

Lone Star 2018 Final Entry

Lone Star 2018 Final Entry. The dog days of summer are back in Texas. We had a great time at the show. I hung out with my friend Kenny Daily from Ardmore and and Frank Tucker from Odessa. A couple of great guys who always make the shows a lot of fun. Good friends and good times. Ready for next year Willie Moore StreetRodding.com....
2018

Bob Klessig has passed away

We are heartbroken to learn that our good friend Bob Klessig has passed away . He was a fixture at so many car shows across this country and one of the most genuine, down to earth sweetest people you could ever hope to meet. Always a fixture at the greatest show in Texas the Lone Star Round Up. Our deepest condolences go out to his family......
2018

Damn the luck Bartons 1792

Wow I was just there a few months ago.

Thousands of whiskey barrels crashed into a massive heap Friday when a large section of a decades-old storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country. The damaged warehouse at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown held about 18,000 barrels, and it appeared that up to half the barrels inside were affected, the distillery's owner said, per the AP. "We are assessing how many of the impacted barrels can be recovered. . ...
2018

Wrap Up The LA roadster show


On Father’s Day weekend, hundreds of hot rods and customs took over the Pomona Fairplex for the 54th annual L.A. Roadster Show. Although the show is not as big as it was at its 50th anniversary, we were glad to see a diverse mix of cars ranging from roadsters to tail dragging lead sleds (and everything in between)....
2018

Painless Wiring the Industry Leader

Why use Painless Wiring?
It's a lot more than circuits and wire!
How often have you seen advertisements for wiring harnesses promising, "21-circuit kit for the low, low price of...?" What do you get for that low price? 21 circuits and yards of colored wire? Is that all you need, and exactly what makes up a proper wiring harness, anyhow? Well, it's a lot more than just circuits and wire. A wiring harness is, first and foremost, engineering. At Painless, all of our harnesses are designed by real...
2018

How much time

“My time is worth more than money”
Every minute of every day is precious. It’s important to understand how much your time is worth. Treat your time like dollars and how you spend it. Wasting time is more of a travesty than wasting money.

“You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” ~Jim Rohn

What a true statement. We run through life as fast as we can sometimes without thinking how fast it is moving. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

Lane Auto Museum Nashville

Lane Auto Museum Nashville. A great place to spend the day and so many cool cars. The museum is all foreign cars. One thing you will notice is some of the cars are similar to our design. The museum is in an old sun bream bread factory. A great place to hang out. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com...
2018

Arts Classic Cars Bowling Green

Arts Classic Cars Bowling Green. A very nice place with a large show room located in Bowling Green KY. If you are ever in that part of our great nation stop by Arts and the Corvette Museum. They are right next to each other. ...
2018

StreetRodding Angels Envy Louisville

StreetRodding Angels Envy Louisville. Wow what a great little distillery located just outside of Down Town Louisville. We stopped by to take the tour but this small batch facility fill up quickly. You will need to make reservations a few days in advance to take the tour. So we just hung out in the lobby an took a few photos. The building was built in 1902 and there are a lot of cool things to look at in the lobby. And of course there is Whisky for sale. Willie Moore StreetRodding.com ...
2018

Scammer Warning

Scammer Warning be careful out there. Just wanted to take a minute and tell you about a friend who was ripped off on a car deal. A friend located a 1949 school bus from a man in Kansas named Jeremy Upham. They made the deal on the bus and my friend sent the man a deposit of $200.00. Not much money I know but the guys intent was to get more as the deal progressed. The buyer was going to Kansas to pick up the bus and once the deposit was sent the guy never would answer the phone. All for just $200...
2018

StreetRodding at Jack Daniels

StreetRodding at Jack Daniels. What a great trip indeed. Went to Nashville for a few days and a short drive away is the Jack Daniels Distillery. Such a cool place to hang out and learn about Tennessee Whisky. The old buildings and facility hold so much history. Worth the trip Willie Moore StreetRodding.com become a member today. ...
2018

Absolute Sheet Metal New Supporting Vendor

Absolute Sheet Metal New Supporting Vendor

The name may be new to you but many of the products produced by Absolute Sheet Metal, LLC in Chino Valley, AZ have been around since the early 1980's with new items being added to the inventory frequently. Jeff Hill and his wife Sheryll are the proprietors of this growing company which opened its doors in January of 2012. They fabricate replacement sheet metal for Fords and Chevrolet's from the 1920's to the 50's. The business actually began in the e...

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