For New Jersey’s Jerry Hoose that experience went well beyond the typical money and time constraints, problems with parts fitting or work being done correctly. For Hoose, he also had to deal with his car almost burning up in a shop fire and then having to have to bring it back to life. So yeah, it’s safe to say that this guy knows a thing or two about perseverance.
Jerry has been involved in the car scene with his dad, from street racing to organized track racing and going to shows, ever since he was a teenager. “This is just what we did together,” he said. “In 1996 my dad and I opened up a speed shop in my town and that entrenched us even more into the scene. Since then I have been involved with many friends in all levels of racing from street cars to pro mods and nitrous to twin turbos.” For Hoose and his circle of friends it’s always been about fast cars and racing, however, when the speed shop industry was struggling he decided to take a different route for his day job and entered the world of graphic design and vinyl graphics, starting Wicked Designs. Through it all, though, was his 1993 Mustang GT…READ MORE…click the magazine image