A tribute to all who gave some and some who gave all.
Piggy-backing on last week’s retired professional vehicle in James Cogdill’s Suburban Ambulance, this week’s #rideoftheweek is a commercial vehicle that has had three generations of drivers behind the wheel.
Drew Hopay always wanted a Woody. So, when he found this 1936 Ford, he saw the potential in becoming its 3rd owner. When I say, ‘saw the potential’, I mean that this car was just a collection of parts and a partial rolling chassis.
In this episode I will talk with one of my Northeast Ohio Camaro Club Friends, Eric McFarland, who attended the 2020 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction. We’ll discuss his experience there as Barrett-Jackson is set to celebrate its 50th Anniversary Event this March at Westworld of Scottsdale.
Station wagons are a rare sight these days at the local small-town car show. So, when this pristine Dodge Custom 880 was backing into the cruise-in at the Hughesville Dollar General, I helped guide it into a space, then immediately pounced on the owner.
In this episode we catch up with our friend and fellow car guy, “New York” Vinnie Richichi, car reviewer and host of DriveTime Radio on KKNW AM in Seattle, WA. We’ll ask Vinnie about his experience with car shows and how he got to be a car reviewer. Also, see how you can give Car Show Life g…
I was attracted to this gorgeous specimen of American Iron from the 1950s simple by its name and theme, “Angel Eyes”. I asked the owner for the back story and it was quite simple. His wife liked angels.
When I saw this car at a show back in July, I had to know more about it. But the owner wasn’t around to tell its story (<cough> Someone needs a car show life show board <cough>). Anyway, I had to endure a few more missed connections throughout the summer to finally catch up with …
Jim Bower is the third owner of this 1964 Chevy Impala with 29,000 original miles. It first belonged to his Aunt Margaret, who passed it over to her brother, Neil. When Uncle Neil bought the car, it sat for about 10 years before he did anything to it.
NorthcentralPa: NCPA Presents - Car Show Life - Season 1 Episode 4 - In this show we talk to car collector, John McKinney and custom builder,
The teenage years are a highly impressionable time for many. For Kevin Troup, the tender age of 16 turned him on to MOPARs with the purchase of a 1972 Plymouth Satellite and he hasn’t looked back since.
Growing up, we’ve all received something from someone older in our family. Siblings, cousins, parents all bestow hand-me-down clothes, toys, tools, etc. For Don Egleston of Lock Haven, PA, his parents gave him every car guy/gal’s dream hand-me-down, a 1957 Chevy Bel Air!
I saw this gorgeous Chevelle in August and was blown away by the attention to detail. My first question to Bob was, "Is it a real Yenko?" The short answer was 'no'. The long answer is what makes this our Ride of the Week! Here's his account of how he found the Chevelle and the process he too…
NCPA Presents - Car Show Life - Season 1 Episode 3 - In this edition of Car Show Life, I talk end-of-the season detailing with Tim Swank of Red Wolf Detaining Concepts, Auto news featuring Nissan's Proto Z, New Bronco & 2021 Barrett-Jackson Cup and how Car Show Life can help area car clu…
In this show we dive into the efforts it takes to organize a car show and discover why so many shows were canceled in advance of the 2020 Car Show Season because of COVID-19 with car show organizer, Charlie Lumbard. Automotive news includes the 2020 Indy 500 Pace Car, Special 2021 Camaro Pac…
In this episode of "Car Show Life" we meet Drake Donovan, car guy, enthusiast and storyteller. He introduces Car Show Life to Northcentral PA and discusses what the show will be about.