Blair restorer skips the work, nabs cherry ’76 F-100 By Jeff Barnes Mike Patak is a master automotive restorer whose wheelin’, dealin’ and fixin’ have led him to encounters with celebrities like Jay Leno and Sammy Hagar. His spot-on restorations of ‘60s and ‘70s muscle cars have landed him among the pages of national enthusiast…
Custom ’28 Model A Pickup Emerges from 50-Year Slumber
“Rust never sleeps,” sang Neil Young. When Frank Smith got his 1966 Mustang, he wasn’t going to even give rust a chance to breathe.
Mom-and-Pop Museum Doesn’t Fail to Intrigue
Dentist Caps Off Restoration of Rare ’53 Corvette
’35 Studebaker rules affections of collector
Enthusiast tricked into building himself a roadster
’78 Toyota Land Cruiser restored to original glory
Did you have a pedal car? Odds are it’s in this collection!
’64 Olds Starfire Restored to Mid-‘60s Glory
A workaday car suddenly invited to the big dance
1956 Cadillac Coupe de Ville more stylish than sinister By Jeff Barnes (Originally published in the Omaha World-Herald in May 2012) To be honest, Doug Steensma’s 1956 Cadillac Coupe de Ville looks more like something one of his clients would be driving a half century ago rather than what he’d be driving today. The black-on-black…