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Christmas Parade: Leipersfork, TN

Christmas Parade: Leipersfork, TN

When I was a kid growing up in Iowa I had never heard of a Christmas Parade. I could not imagine wanting to go out in the cold winter air, stand around for hours to see a parade. Living in Southern California for many years introduced the concept to me and it made sense where […]

What are you working on? Rat Rod!

What are you working on? Rat Rod!

It is always interesting to hear what different readers are working on. We recently received an email and photos from Kevin Evans with a new twist on a man’s interest in cars and a good wife’s loving support. He gets a surprise 1931 Chevy sedan 4-door from his wife as a 30th birthday present and […]

Voo Doo Hellion Rat Rod

Voo Doo Hellion Rat Rod

When we were recently at the Muscle Car and Corvette Nationals we saw a car that really caught our eye. No it is not a Muscle Car nor a Corvette and it was not displayed in the main arena with such cars either. It was one of the welcome cars located in the Loby on […]

Life of Riley Hot Rot

Life of Riley Hot Rot

We have done several article lately on hot rods and rat rods and it suddenly came to me that many of our readers may not have any memories of the birth of hot rodding. There was a time when hot rodders and motorcycle riders were all believed to be hoodlums and dangerous. Those hot rods […]

Rat Rods; the book

Rat Rods; the book

Our Rat Rod Feature Posts and Pages are some of the most popular on the site. Although we have never built or owned one they do fascinate us and someday there will likely be one in the collection. Until then we will continue to admire the imagination and building skills of the owners who construct […]

Checkers Rat Rod

Checkers Rat Rod

Rat Rods are like ice cream they come in all flavors and sizes. I find them to be of interest to a wide varitety of car guys. Some are little more than heaps of rust relying on gravity to keep the bodies attached to the frame. Others have a strong sense of humor and are […]

Rat Rod Update

Rat Rod Update

We recently added some new images to our Rat Rod pages. You should check them out. If you have any Rat Rod or Barn Find images you would like to share on this web site with our viewers please email them to rfleener@comcast.net. Thank you.

Nashville Good Guys 2012 Photos; Saturday

Nashville Good Guys 2012 Photos; Saturday

It was a big relief to enter the grounds at the Saturday Good Guys event in Nashville. There were lots of cars and the quality was high. The turn out was a little less than previous years but was still well worth the visit. However, because I-24 was closed getting in and out of downtown […]

Project Cars Update

Project Cars Update

We have two Project Cars that have been getting neglected as of late. However, we are now back on both of them full speed and will have both on the road very soon. The first is our Gloriana Mustang. It is the 1967 Mustang that was featured in the Gloriana Music Video, How Far Do […]

Good Guys Nashville 2011

Good Guys Nashville 2011

We just returned from the first day of the 2011 Good Guys Show in Music City, Nashville! We have over 50 photos from the first day, Friday posted on our Show page. We will be posting many time that over the next few days. These are only the very first photos to give you just […]

$150,000 Rat Rod Camaro

$150,000 Rat Rod Camaro

There is no question that the Rat Rod craze is strong and well. The idea of pulling out an old car, purchasing some old parts at a swap meet and building a unique street rod is very appealing. The idea is to express yourself, build a cool car for little money and make people smile […]

Help us Build a Rat Rod! (not a barn find; it came out of a pasture)

Help us Build a Rat Rod! (not a barn find; it came out of a pasture)

Could this become a Rat Rod? If you are a regular visitor to our site you have probably guessed that we are partial to Muscle Cars but really like everything with 4 wheels. We own and drive: a Corvette ZO6, the first production 1969 Ford Talladega ever built, a 1965 Thunderbird Convertible, a 1959 El […]

Top 10 Collector Cars for 2010-2020

Top 10 Collector Cars for 2010-2020

Do you remember all the squawk over the New Millennium back in 1999? It seemed no one believed the World would survive the changing of our calendars to the year 2000. All of our computers were predicted to spit up little micro chips and die; airplanes were going to fall out of the sky and our […]

Rat Rod Photos

Rat Rod Photos

By: Richard Fleener Rat Rods continue to grow in popularity. They range from old beater 50’s machines in a combination of primer and rust to miscellaneous parts scavenged from a junk yard to make a vehicle for cheap. Others are highly engineered and mechanically advanced with suade paint jobs. Still others are pure rust buckets […]

Paul Tracy Rat Rod Update

Paul Tracy Rat Rod Update

Indy Car Racer Paul Tracy continues to update is Radical Rat Rod. You can see the most recent modifications by simply Clicking Here. If you think PT hasn’t got some other toys to play with outside of the race cars, think again. How about this?

Like Rat Rods?

Like Rat Rods?

If you like Rat Rods we just added another Rat Rod in our Feature Car page as well as added an entirely new Rat Rod Page for nothing but Rat Rods. Check them out. The Rat Rod Page will be updated every time we find some new Rat Rods we like. We still have a […]

Good Guys Video, Des Moines, Iowa Heartland Show

Good Guys Video, Des Moines, Iowa Heartland Show

It has been a few weeks since we went to the Des Moines Good Guys Show but we finally got a video complete of some of the cars we saw. Check this out and also visit the photo pages.

Good Guys Des Moines 2009

Good Guys Des Moines 2009

We just returned from the Good Guys Show in Des Moines Iowa and it was one of the best shows we have been to. We were at Nashville Good Guys last weekend and it was so hot we had to leave. Des Moines was cool with some rain on the 4th but the weather was […]

Need a Gift for Father’s Day? Here is an idea!

Dear Shifty, Father’s Day is coming up real soon and I have no idea what to get my Dad. He is really into cars. He goes to all the cruise-ins and muscle car shows. He has an old hot rod he has been working on for years. It has no paint on it that you […]

Indy 500 Driver Owns Rat Rod!

Indy 500 Driver Owns Rat Rod!

When you tune into the Indy 500 this weekend and see all those beautiful race cars going around the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway remember that at least one of these guys is a real car guy; not just a racer. Paul Tracy (PT) is a car guy and a real racer. If you live in […]

Moving Cars from Los Angeles to Tennessee or moving from LA to Hee Haw!

Moving Cars from Los Angeles to Tennessee or moving from LA to Hee Haw!

The story of two married California urbanites that think Tennessee is the place you odda be! Since we just revised the web site and some of you are new to what we are doing I thought you might like a little history on how we got here. The following is a brief, light hearted update. […]

GoodGuys Nashville 2007

GoodGuys Nashville 2007

You folks liked the 2008 photos so much I decided to go back and pick out a few from 2007 and 2006 and see if you liked them just as much. If you do I will roll out some more. What else would you like to see? This is one beautiful and wild custom. Don’t rush […]

The Legend: What is this site all about?

The Legend: What is this site all about?

According to the Webster Dictionary A legend is a “non-historical or unverifiable story handed down by tradition from earlier times and popularly accepted as historical”; legendary is likewise defined as “celebrated or described in legend”. The right stories can make any car Legendary. Part of the fun and mystique of owning collector cars are the […]

Welcome Legendary Collector Cars Blog

Welcome Legendary Collector Cars Blog

Legendary Collector Cars are not made in a factory, they are made on the street, at the racetracks and at car shows. They can be Muscle Cars, Sports Cars, Hot Rods, Rat Rods, Classic Cars, Antique Cars, Collector Cars or any other car you love. This page is about our Legends and about making your […]