Tag: Coan

FEATURED – BOOSTED MAV – Richard Tally – ’70 Ford Maverick

FEATURED – BOOSTED MAV – Richard Tally – ’70 Ford Maverick

My wife was afraid I was going to crash and kill myself,” shared Kentucky native Richard Talley. Quite simply, that in a nutshell, is how Talley—a former wheelman of a turbo Hayabusa 4-wheeler—found himself shopping for a new set of wheels. My wife wished I would get a car because it would be safer. Ok, […]

October 28, 2020 More
FEATURED – Full Assault – Mark Robert – 1966 C10 Pickup

FEATURED – Full Assault – Mark Robert – 1966 C10 Pickup

There was little doubt that Waterdown, Ontario Canada’s Mark Robert would be wheeling some sort of fast car on the street—and eventually the dragstrip—as soon as he was old enough to drive. “I can remember my dad bringing a transmission into our apartment living room to rebuild it, and he was repairing and rebuilding cars […]

October 16, 2020 More
FEATURES – CARRIED AWAY – Joe Capp – 1971 Cuda

FEATURES – CARRIED AWAY – Joe Capp – 1971 Cuda

As so many obsessions do, it started simply for Hawthorn Woods, Illinois native Joe Capps. He just wanted a capable performing Mopar street car. But an enabling friend can always spur us along to go  further than we thought we would, and for Joe, that was good buddy Matt Renz of Midwest Muscle Cars. “Matt […]

June 3, 2020 More
FEATURES – LAND SHARK – Tom Conlan – 34 Ford Coupe Land Speed Car

FEATURES – LAND SHARK – Tom Conlan – 34 Ford Coupe Land Speed Car

When we were first approached  by builder Greg Friedrich of  Gizmos” about a “special” project that he is involved in, we’ll admit that we completely miscalled it. We even tried to gently explain to Greg how RPM does not cover “rat rods” or street rods that don’t pack a pretty serious ET behind them…whoops, sorry […]

May 29, 2020 More
FEATURES – RATATTACK – Mic Sites ’72 Chevy Cheyenne Pickup

FEATURES – RATATTACK – Mic Sites ’72 Chevy Cheyenne Pickup

…..Mic Sites’ heavily nitroused big block ’72 Cheyenne “crowd pleaser” pick-up Eastside Raceway was the place where Michael “Mic” Sites first cut his teeth in drag racing. “It was 1976 and I was just 18 years old,” recalled Sites. “And I have to give my father, B. J. Sites, owner of Sites Parts Co., thanks […]

May 18, 2020 More
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