On the Spot Feature

The Camfather – A Brief History of Ed “Isky” Iskenderian

A World War II veteran and innovative valvetrain builder, Ed “Isky” Iskenderian is a legend among hot rodders around the world. The name sparks up images of fast Flathead Fords, engines producing 1-horsepower per cubic inch or better and leading the way hydraulic lifters with the first anti-pump-up lifters. “Mr. Isky” has been making cars […]

Read More

A-Trac-Tive – Paul Mooney’s 1925 Model T Roadster

In the 1940s, Fay Mooney, Spud Simkins, Johnnie Johnson and friends built a roadster from a 1925 Ford Model T. The car was completely hand fabricated and painted at the Mooney Brothers Body Works in Bakersfield. It looked like an awesome race car but with such clean lines and paint, it was hard not to […]

Read More

A Wrangler TJ Crawlin’ on 40’s with a 2.5-Liter

To be completely honest, I’ve never driven a four-wheel-drive with anything less than six-cylinders. So, when I was chosen to drive Cameron Harris’ Jeep Wrangler TJ, I figured it had to have at least an inline-six. Then I fired it up and realized there were two cylinders missing. During the Yokohama Geolandar X-MT debut, test […]

Read More

Jaded Man – Daniel Nelson’s 1952 Kaiser Henry J

There aren’t many people who recognize a Kaiser-Frazer car, let alone the Henry J. So, it’s rather appropriate that Daniel Nelson named his Galpin Auto Sports built 1952 Henry J “Henry Jaded”. Kaiser-Frazer History There is a good reason why not many people know about the Henry J or the Kaiser-Frazer Corporation, for that matter. […]

Read More