Half-Ton Time Capsule

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…

The King of Chrome

Custom ’28 Model A Pickup Emerges from 50-Year Slumber

Pony Pride

“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.

Pretty in Pedal

Did you have a pedal car? Odds are it’s in this collection!

Devil in Black

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…