Articles written by: James Millar

Third time’s the charm. While the Mustang wears the best of three fiberglass hoods, it still needed some work before it would pass muster with the Millers. “The scoop was too narrow,” Aaron Miller said. “We had to add about a quarter of an inch of fiberglass on each side.” (Image/Todd Kaminski - Maguire Photo)
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Leading Lady: Aaron and Lauren Miller’s 1968 Mustang Eleanor Tribute

It’s a Hollywood fairytale—a supporting actress comes out of nowhere, steals the spotlight, and becomes the star of the movie. So it was in the year 2000, when “Eleanor”—the iconic […]

Crown Jewel: Charlie and Denise Caldwell’s 1965 Dodge Coronet A990 Tribute
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Crown Jewel: Charlie and Denise Caldwell’s 1965 Dodge Coronet A990 Tribute

Demons and Hellcats—no, they’re not mythical beasts— but modern Mopars with diabolical horsepower available right now, right off the dealer lot. You can trace the DNA of these high-performance monsters […]

Jason Frazer's 1965 Ford Mustang (Image/Todd Biss Productions)
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Pony Expression: Jason Frazer’s 1965 Ford Mustang

Good or bad, a lot can happen to a long-in-the-tooth pony car over the course of 10 years. But, if the car’s lucky enough to fall into the skilled hands […]

With killer good looks and devastating horsepower, Hot Rod Mike’s immaculately prepared Nova is a fan favorite, and a serious threat to the other Renegade Racing Association competitors.
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Super Sport: Mike Pleveich’s 1972 Chevrolet Nova SS

Wearing a flawless Vermillion finish over arrow-straight bodywork, it’s easy to mistake “Hot Rod” Mike Pleveich’s 1972 Nova SS for a trailer queen. But when Pleveich loads his excellent X-body onto […]

Big tires, Summit dually simulators, towing mirrors, and clearance lights give the vintage pickup a big dose of big rig style.
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Iron Man: Tony Pidala’s 1928 Ford Model A Truck

Sure, Tony Pidala can bend iron and steel at his will, but is he a superhero? The soft-spoken man has the vision of an artist and the courage to do […]

Superstar: Charley Denny’s 1976 Chevy Vega Station Wagon
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Superstar: Charley Denny’s 1976 Chevy Vega Station Wagon

Vega—one of the brightest stars in the nighttime sky—is located in the constellation Lyra, trillions of miles from planet Earth. Like that distant star, Charley Denny’s spectacular Chevrolet Vega station […]

Matt Dillon turned the C10’s timeless good looks up to 11 with some tasteful body mods, 1-piece windows, and a spectacular PPG Victory Red paint job. A complete Classic Performance Products coil-over suspension system serves up the perfect California rake.
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Perfect 10: Matt Dillon’s 1967 Chevy C10

They say beauty is only skin deep. To the casual observer, Matt Dillon’s 1967 Chevy C10 is a real treat for the eyes. But, take a closer look and you’ll […]

Checkmate: Dave Madej’s 1932 Ford Coupe
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Checkmate: Dave Madej’s 1932 Ford Coupe

Chess is a game of strategy—you start with a board full of pieces and hope to still have your king by the end of play. When Dave Madej jumped back […]

There's a whole lot of wheel and Falken rubber tucked under the Impala's back fenders. "I wanted big wheels, but I didn't want to tub the factory wheelwells," Rodgers said. "There's not much room to spare when I lower the car all of the way."
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Old School Crush: Charlie Rodgers’ 1962 Chevrolet Impala

It’s not unusual for a schoolboy to fall in love–with a car that is. Whether it’s drop-dead good looks, a sultry silhouette, or a sweet voice. The first car to […]

Stacked headlights and classic lines—what’s not to love? Bahnick relied on his years of experience with a body hammer and dolly to smooth the coupe’s sheetmetal to absolute perfection. “I don’t think I even used a quart of mud on this car,” Bahnick said.
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Knockout in Three Rounds: Dick Bahnick’s 1966 Ford Fairlane

The decision is in: Dick Bahnick’s 1966 Fairlane is a real knockout! But the ferocious Ford wasn’t always the car-show champ you see here. It took Bahnick three rounds of knuckle-busting […]