Christmas Car Show

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One of our favorite holiday traditions, is attending the Christmas Car Show at Ruby’s in Redondo Beach. The waterfront event is fun for the whole family, with about 100 classic rides on display.

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Wings, Wheels & Rotors

While our friends on the Eastern Seaboard were battening down the hatches in advance of “Superstorm” Sandy, we were trying to keep our Ez-Up from getting blown away by the rotors of the rescue helicopter taking its place on the tarmac – hardly anything to complain about when you consider the alternative. We were at the joint forces base in Los Alamitos for the annual Wings, Wheels & Rotors show and expo.

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East Meets West

What started life out in Detroit as an iconic Ford Model A, got a distinctly Japanese touch when it ended up in Nagoya, Japan, in a custom hot rod shop called Paradise Road. Builder Junichi “Jun” Shimodaira started Paradise Road 25 years ago and started importing American cars and parts for his full-service rod and custom shop. Inspired by American designers George Barris and Ed Roth, Shimodaira went to work on this one-off, all-steel show stopper. The result was a ’60s style hot rod like no other.

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