Heading out to LA in October usually means a weekend of fun in the sun. While we did have a lot of fun, there wasn’t much
On the first full day of our
Next up was a visit to Chip Foose Design. Chip and the team open up the doors to their workshop nearly every lunch time. I was surprised at how small the workshops were. Due to watching Overhauling and American Hot Rod I was expecting a huge aircraft hanger like building. In truth, there are three moderately sized industrial units side by side. One for metal work, one for prep and paint and the last is used for final build and also houses a small museum and shop.
Friday night means a trip over to Burbank for cruise night at Bob’s Big Boy diner. Great food, people and always a mix of great cars such as this genuine AC Cobra. It might look a little rough, but boy did it sound great.
White Ford Falcon sat next to an American V8 powered Datsun Z-Car, next to a two door 32 Ford sedan. Not a bad line up.
Saturday 05:30 alarm call to head on down to OCTO (Orange County Transporter Organization) meet at the Veterans Memorial Stadium in Long Beach. The early start was made easier by cruising down in Henry’s immaculate 1957 23 window Deluxe Samba.
Although it was very wet and the numbers were down, there was still shopping to be done. What was pretty crazy was
Pick-ups were everywhere at the OCTO meet this time.
Cool early 60’s double cab pick-up.
Somes up the damp Saturday morning.