November 2012 Table of Contents

Car Features

28 An Injected Deuce

Larry Christensen’s ’32 roadster By Eric Geisert

32 Strip Tripper

Paul Soliz’s ’41 Willys pickup By Tim Bernsau

33 Bad News II

Vic and Debra Young’s ’52 Henry J By Tim Bernsau

34 Flying Purple Pavement Eater

Rick Shephard’s ’48 Anglia By Tim Bernsau

76 Survivor Revived

Bill Fowler’s ’55 Chevy Gasser By Tim Bernsau

92 The Shrine of 409

Crawford Byxbee’s W-motored Deuce By Chris Shelton

General Features

26 Anatomy of a Gasser

Examining the parts that comprise a vintage drag car By Tim Bernsau Illustration by Jeff Norwell


50 The 48th Annual L.A. Roadsters Show Father’s Day in SoCal By Tim Bernsau, Brian Brennan, and Eric Geisert


40 Built for Two

The bomber seat built for

pilot and navigator By Chris Shelton Photography by Frank Wallic

70 In the Blink of an Eye

How to properly fill a cowl vent By Ron Covell

80 Attention!

The cure for saggy hoods is modern hinges By Brian Brennan

84 Ramrodder 14

Seats and steering By Ron Ceridono

96 Rock of Ages

Tips for building a solid and functional welding table By Brad Ocock


10 For Starters By Brian Brennan

14 Rodder Mail By Brian Brennan

20 Window Shopper By Brian Brennan

22 Street Corner By Tim Bernsau

104 Fix ’Ems By Bob Hovorka

106 Street Shaker By Chuck Vranas

108 Workshop By Brian Brennan

112 Early Iron By Eric Geisert

116 Shop Manual By Ron Ceridono

120 Professor Hammer By Ron Covell

153 20 Years Ago By Eric Geisert