Friday, August 29, 2008

The Finishing Touch

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Jeff Styles, SoCalPinstriper.com, lays the finishing touch on Hector's latest Rod this Past Tuesday night at the weekly cruise night held at Fuddrucker's on El Toro Road in Lake Forest, CA. Check out Jeff's site for more info and pics of his latest creations. You can see the rest of the pics from the Cruise Night at SoCalCarCulture.com

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Foothill Ranch Cruise Night 08-25-08

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This was one of my favorites at the Monthly Monday Night Cruise at Towne Center in Foothill Ranch, CA. The Model T lends itself to so many variations and this one just says FUN! Check out all the pics from the show at SoCalCarCulture.com

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Sunday, August 24, 2008

10th Annual Enderle Center Car Show

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Enderle Center's annual Car Show is always popular and this year was no different, after filling the parking lot by about 9 am the late arrivals had to settle for overflow parking on the blocked-off street adjacent to the center. There is always something that catches my eye and this morning it was this Chicago Electric. I forgot to ask the owner what year this one is but after a brief search I found out they were made from 1915-16. See all the pics from the show at SoCalCarCulture.com.

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Saturday, August 23, 2008

Back from the Salt

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The Hop Up team stopped by Cars & Coffee today on their way home from Bonneville Speed Week. Arriving at the end of the show all they did was cruise through the lot on their way back to their shop. The truck and the race car were still covered with salt and the rear bumper on the truck was packed, some was falling out as they hit bumps in the lot. All the pics are on SoCalCarCulture.com.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Starlite Garage Open House - 08-17-08

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Just heard that Starlte Rod & Kustom will hold their 2nd Annual Open House this coming Sunday. Their truck is well known around the Southland! Check out SoCalCarCulture's Events page for all the info on this show and hundreds more. All the pics from this show are Here

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Monday, August 11, 2008

Stu Hilborn's Streamliner

The Stu Hilborn Streamliner was a topic of discussion today on the H.A.M.B so I posted what I had shot of this Jim Lattin recreation that was shown at the 2005 Grand National Roadster Show. Here's the link to the album of pics and the link to the slideshow if you'd like to see more.





Saturday, August 2, 2008

Welcome


Hi there, Dave Lindsay from SoCalCarCulture.com here, I’ll be blogging to bring you the latest SoCal Car Culture news. I’ll let you know about upcoming shows, the hottest cruise nights, some of the latest trends and what’s under construction in some of the shops. You’ll also be able to visit my photo albums and experience the local Car Culture vicariously as I shoot as many shows as I can get to.

Live out of town and planning to visit LA? The Events and Cruise Nights sections of SoCalCarCulture.com will help you find something automotive related to make your visit to LA memorable.

I’m just a gear head at heart having grown up knowing car names practically before I could speak, or so it seems. Everything in the automotive world has fascinated me for as long as I can remember, this fascination spans the various cultures of the hobby/sport and I truly enjoy everything on wheels from Hot Rods & Customs to Street Machines, Musclecars to Exotics, Lowriders to Off-Road, Drifting to Drag Racing and anything in between.

One of the greatest rewards of any hobby is the people involved and the local Car Culture is no different, I make new friends at every show I attend and am constantly reminded of how many great pioneers of this hobby/sport are right here in our backyard.

Be sure to check here frequently for updates and look at SoCalCarCulture.com to find an event to attend or just to see what’s been happening in the local Car Culture.

See you at the Shows!

Dave