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Sacramento Vintage Ford's Monthly News Magazine


November 29, 2013


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What's In This Issue?:
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Ruckus Rods Signs
Flowmaster Exhaust
California Highway Patrol
2014 Calendar Is Here!
I Love This Bar & Grill
Coming Soon..
Pepsi Beverages
Gas Monkey Garage Olds
O'Reilly Auto Parts - Thank You!
You Know You Are Getting Old
Edelbrock Family Foundation
Goodguys Coupon $$
B.R. Cohn Winery
Classic Performance Products
Fast Frame
PF Changs
Surf City Garage
Optima Batteries
Certified Auto Repair
Mothers Car Care
Parts Catalogs
Pete The Painter
American Restoration - Pawn Stars
Sheepherder Bar & Grille
Cobra Electronics
Quick Quack
Previous Newsletters
Ebay Store
T.G.I. Friday's
Rolls Royce vs Yugo
Hollywood Hot Rods
Facebook - Like Us
Parts N More
Black Edge Story
CHiPs For Kids Tot Drive
Hot Rod Haulers
SALE Tables
Like Us
Brizio 1932 Roadster

The Vintage Advantage

Publisher/Editorial Director:
Darold Kohout

Associate Publisher/Contributing Editor: 
Heather Stover

Contributing Photographers:
Heather Stover
Darold Kohout
Doug Oehler
Ed Gardner
Joe Streng

Account Executive:   
Lynnette Kohout

Web Producers:
Heather Stover
Darold Kohout

Sacramento Vintage Ford
2484 Mercantile Drive
Rancho Cordova, Ca. 95742


    Celebrating Our 44th
1969 - 2013


  Thank You!



Grand National Roadster Show  

January 24-26, 2014


Sacramento Autorama

February 14-16, 2014


The two Oldest and Longest Running Indoor Car Shows in the World.



The Association of California Car Clubs (ACCC)
is a volunteer organization with regional representatives who represent the interests of individual members and member clubs across the state.

The ACCC consists of thousands of automobile hobbyists throughout the state who are interested in California laws and policies regarding collector automobiles.



Music & Entertainment

at our shows for


 -- RIP Larry -- 




Voodoo Priest Is
Here Now!
  Come Check It Out 



The Official Custom Art Frame Shop of
Vintage Fridays

5343 Sunrise Blvd
Fair Oaks, Ca. 95628

Barris Kustom


Thanks For The
support George
and the Barris Family!

Above to see what George Barris has been up to and shop

Sacramento Vintage
is an authorized
Barris Kustoms

We have 3 Barris memorabilia sections:

-- Batmobile Related 

-- Barris Books
-- The Munster Koach


on the Batmobile


 Thanks to
Hooters Restaurants
for their support of our Vintage Friday's events!

Rancho Cordova

Thank You!



New drivers need to

Start Smart.

Enroll your young driver in a Start Smart program today.

Quick Links


Capitol Auto Club 


Official Host Club

-Vintage Friday's-


CLICK above to read more about the 'BOLTS' 



Butch Gardner




Stop by the
Rancho Cordova

location - Just down the street from Sacramento Vintage Ford!

Rancho Cordova Store Manager: Mitch Harrison

2838 Sunrise Blvd
Rancho Cordova, Ca.

Monday-Friday 8am - 6pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm



CLICK above to see what else Lethal Threat has. And they have a lot!  




At P.F. Chang's we are committed to providing you with an exceptional dining experience every time you walk through our doors. Each dish on our menu is prepared to order using the freshest and highest quality ingredients.

Majestic 11 foot tall horses grace the entrance to many of the restaurants. The horse symbolizes the original Forbidden City in China, which was built for China's first emperor Qin Shi Huangdi.

At P.F. Chang's you are surrounded by a unique environment combining influences of Chinese and American cultures. A panoramic, hand-painted mural depicting 12th century China, is visible from the main dining room and commands attention as the restaurant's centerpiece, while several terra-cotta warriors stand guard. 
P.F. Chang's 
Creekside Town Center 
1180 Galleria Blvd. 
Roseville, CA. 95678 
(916) 788-2800

(Darold and Lynn highly recommend the Chang's Chicken Lettuce Wraps to start your dining experience!)




Grand National Roadster Show 
January 24-26, 2014


Sacramento Autorama

February 14-16, 2014


The West Coast's premier hot rod, bike & motorsports tour!


Come and join the two Oldest and Longest Running Indoor Car Shows in the World.

  Stop by Sacramento Vintage Ford and pick up your entry form or CLICK above.



above to see  

-Dates and Times-

RU Faster Than A RedNeck?

Garage Mahal



American Trucker



Shark Fights



Optima Ultimate Street

Car Invitational


CLICK on any show
for information 



cool signs from

Ruckus Rods!


above if you can't wait!


Classic Shop Talk

Tech Articles





Classic Performace Products


A Valued Vintage


The Exhaust Technology Company


Ask for your FREE sheet of Flowmaster Decals with any order. Or stop by and pick them up at the store.


Darold gets a tour of the Flowmaster Plant!


California Highway Patrol

The California Highway Patrol

-Valley Division-


A Vintage Fridays Sponsor & Supporter





Nothing Comes Close To
A Cobra

North American Headquarters:

Cobra Electronics Corporation
6500 West Cortland Street
Chicago, IL 60707






Sacramento Vintage Ford Shop Tour


by Craig Pike over at

My Ride Is


'The first thing I noticed'.......CLICK above to read the article


Photos by:    







Fender Donated The Bare Guitar!

Gene Winfield Painted
It To Match WILD CAD!

Mike Clines Striped It in 12k White Gold with Green Accents To Match WILD CAD

Best Buy in Roseville, California donated the Fender Amp!

We gave it all away for Make-A-Wish
last season!



CLICK on a Tail...




Watch out for this little
guy in our parking lot area.
Very friendly but hasn't learned he may get squished by a car.



  Esquire IMAX
1211 K Street
Sacramento , CA 95814 916-443-4629

The Hunger Games
Catching Fire

An IMAX 3D Experience

Rated: PG-13
CLICK above to read more.

The image and sound quality of An IMAX 3D Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

YOUR Commercial Ad Here!


Our little
 Vintage Advantage e-Newsletter is distributed monthly to over 45,000 gearhead Subscribers!


Volvo Rents  
1576 Silica Ave Sacramento, CA, 95815 
Call us today:
(916) 922 1300

Volvo Rents
Store hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 5:00pm,

8:00am - 4:00pm


Cardboard Standups!

Want to stay warm in the snow or in
 your Roadster?

We have the Busted Knuckle Garage Winter Wolley Hats in stock and ON SALE!

Reg $39.95 now only
$29.95  Item 2852-15

Women's Busted Knuckle Garage Femineering Hats ON SALE!

Reg $18.95  Now $7.99
Item 02852-03

Chocolate brown with pink accents and 'Let A Women Do It' on the back.


The Sacramento Vintage  
2014 Junkyard Classics Calendar

by Automotive Artist Dale Klee

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pre-Holiday Price: Only $4.95    Item #2063-14

CLICK above to view


O'Reilly Auto Parts  


With over 3600 O'Reilly Auto Parts stores in 38 states, they are never far from home!


Better Parts...Better Prices, Everyday! 






Leave it to country music legend Toby Keith to create a restaurant that offers great food and the best live music in Oklahoma City. Named after Toby's hit single "I Love This Bar," this exciting venue offers a real down-home experience.
Open for lunch 11am daily. Come as you are.
They'd love to have you anytime!
No reservations, but seated upon order of arrival.

Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill

440 Palladio Parkway
Folsom, California 95630
Located in the PALLADIO at Broadstone



Coming Soon To Sacramento Vintage    



Not here yet.....but coming very soon!


Pepsi Beverages Company

Sacramento, California 



 Thank You Pepsi Beverages Company, Sacramento,
for your support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.  






PEPSI PULSE- click to view 







FOR SALE: 1950 Olds Rocket 88 coupe from the second episode of Fast and Loud, Gas Monkey Garage. New 350 engine (looks like an Olds), 700 R trans, wide whites, chrome wheels and new interior by Sue. Gas Monkey bought a one owner Olds and clear coated  the old paint job. Great looking, rat fun car from the TV episode. $29,588.00 or best.

Contact Gary:






We are very pleased to announce that O'Reilly Auto Parts will be the TITLE SPONSOR of our
2014 Vintage Friday's Car Show Season!

O'Reilly Automotive, Inc. officially started in the auto parts business in Springfield, Missouri, in November of 1957. However, its historical background in the automotive business, as well as the family's quest for opportunity and advancement, may be traced back to a much earlier time.

on the store photo to read the article....

O'Reilly currently operates in 42 states, with a total of 4,000 stores and 24 distribution centers, thus ranking it in the top two auto parts distributors in the United States.

Sacramento Vintage Ford would like to thank
O'Reilly Auto Parts for their continued support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.



You know you're getting older when...

Everything that works hurts, and what doesn't hurt doesn't work.

You feel like the morning after, and you haven't been anywhere.

Your little black book only contains names ending in M.D.

Your children are beginning to look middle-aged.

Your mind makes contracts your body can't keep.

You look forward to a dull evening.

Your knees buckle and your belt won't.

Your back goes out more than you do.

You sink your teeth into a steak, and they stay there.

You know all the answers, but nobody asks the questions.  






   The Edelbrock Family Foundation was formed with the purpose of bringing together like-minded organizations that share a passion for providing education and training for America's youth.


The Foundations goal is to foster a new generation of automotive industry leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, enthusiasts and more.  










(Click to print)

Goodguys promotes and produces 20 annual events in 13 states and publishes the monthly Goodguys Goodtimes Gazette from the association's Pleasanton, California headquarters. More info? Visit



Reality Television star and hot rod stylist Chip Foose will be a featured celebrity at as many as 5 Goodguys events next year. Foose will appear at select events to sign autographs and meet with fans. The all new "Chip Foose Experience" semi-truck, featuring Foose-built cars, memorabilia, collectibles and more will be a featured attraction at nearly every 2014 Goodguys event on the midway.


Foose Experience Tour 








Founded by Bruce Cohn in 1984, B.R. Cohn Winery is located in the heart of Sonoma Valley. Offers a full line of ultra-premium wines, extra virgin olive oils, handcrafted vinegars and gourmet food products.  


Darold wondering around Bruce's vineyard checking out the upcoming harvest.


When he is not managing The Doobie Brothers, Bruce R. Cohn, proprietor of the award-winning B.R. Cohn Winery located in Sonoma Valley California, is a hot-rod enthusiast and has been building and racing cars since the early 1960's.

This series of wines features painted label artwork inspired by Bruce Cohn's car collection. 


Thanks to B.R. Cohn Winery for their continued support of our Make-A-Wish efforts! 




 Stop by Sacramento Vintage and pick up your entry form for The O'Reilly Grand National Roadster Show and the O'Reilly Sacramento Autorama, or click to download the forms. 








 Photo courtesy John Buck     

November 2013, in the 'shop' for 3 additional inches to be added to  the base of the trophy.



Photo Courtesy Street Rodder    


The 9-Foot tall America's Most Beautiful Roadster Trophy. 


Quite possibly the most well-known accolade in hot rodding -the Amercia's Most Beautiful Roadster award- originally came into being as a publicity stunt. When Al and Mary Slonaker were busy organizing the first National Roadster Show (later to be called the Grand National Roadster Show) for 1950, Al came up with the idea of having a magnificent trophy to really impress people and call attention to the show-and it worked.


CLICK above to read the history article and view the photos.



A leader in creating computer designed disc Brake, Power Steering and Suspension parts.

175 East Freedom Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92801

Orders: 800-522-5004
Tech Line: 714-522-2000

Thank You Classic Performance Products
for your continued support of our
Make-A-Wish Efforts!



The KEY and TOKEN a WISH recipient is given to unlock the very special room that grants their WISH.   


Our Vintage Friday's Events support the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Northeastern California and  

Northern Nevada.


Lynn and Darold Kohout (L) and Heather Stover (Sacramento Vintage Ford) present Kerry Cregan (Make-A-Wish Northeastern California & Northern Nevada), our check for $8843.86. A heartfelt 'Thank You' to our car show participants, spectators, sponsors and supporters for their support with our 14th season of Vintage Friday's, 2012.





 Thank You.... Tom and Teri at FastFrame in Fair Oaks, California. Tom with one of the PPG posters they framed and matted for our Make-A-Wish efforts. Tom and Teri have been very gracious supporters of our events for many years! 



5337 Sunrise Blvd,  Fair Oaks, California, 95628
(916) 966-8766


Creekside Town Center
1180 Galleria Blvd.

Rat Runners Garage - "All About The Art of
Resurrecting and Preserving Old Metal"

The Rat Runners Garage Crew:
Robey O'Day, Tony Brown, Nick Phillips, Kevin Brown,
Ronald Goralski and Aaron Hagar.

At the Lincoln Electric booth at SEMA, Las Vegas eariler this month.

Bryan Fuller, Michaela Hagar, Aaron Hagar and Lon Damon (Lincoln Electric).

Aaron Hagar, appeared on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the
Lincoln Electric booth at the SEMA Show.

Aaron owns Rat Runners Garage in Lake Tahoe, Calif. The accomplished singer, actor, builder and business owner designs and builds custom hot rods and motorcycles. He is also the lead vocalist of the band, FightClub.

Over at the Mooneyes booth at SEMA.
Candy Clark (Debbie, American Graffiti, Aaron and Michaela Hagar. Not sure where Chico is......

Kevin back at the Rat Runners Garage in South Lake Tahoe.



Established in 1987, the Pick-n-Pull chain of self-service auto parts stores is one of the largest recyclers of end-of-life vehicles in the industry. You bring your tools, pull the parts you need and SAVE lots of money! Their 48 U.S. and 3 Canadian locations offer a huge a selection of used OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts for cars, vans and light trucks - all makes and models, foreign and domestic - all at incredibly low prices.

Pick-n-Pull is proud of the fact that they recycle more than 350,000 vehicles and service more than 5 million self-service customers each year.

Pick-n-Pull is a subsidiary of Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., a global leader in the metals recycling industry that has been in business for over a century. Although Pick-n-Pull and Schnitzer have worked together since 1989, Pick-n-Pull became a fully owned subsidiary of Schnitzer in 2003 as part of its Auto Parts Business unit.  


Being part of a Fortune 1000 company has enabled them to grow stronger and introduce cost efficiencies into their system that have allowed them to bring environmental and cost benefits to their customers. At the same time, the Pick-n-Pull stores have retained the regional and local focus that has made them popular with their customers.  



CLICK to find a Pick-n-Pull Near You AND check inventory! 








A little bit about Surf City Garge by Tim Miller:


Step into Surf City Garage and you are transported back in time. There before you is a Flying A gas station, just like it was in the 50s. A '68 Shelby GT-500 sits at the pumps.  


You walk through the Shelby Showroom past a 22-foot-long neon Buick dealership sign and head toward Corvette Corner. In front of you is a red and white '58 Corvette, the first car I ever restored. Just to your left is my wife's '54 Polo White Corvette. Straight ahead an original Chevrolet Super Service sign signals your entry onto Chevrolet Way, where you're greeted by a '66 turquoise and white Bel Air hardtop. Next, you reach MOPAR Alley on your right, flanked by Pontiac Row on your left.  


On the wall is a huge neon Pontiac dealership sign. Looking down, you see a '67 Cameo Ivory GTO Coupe. You're now at the other end of our garage and you enter a complete restoration shop. Here expert craftsmen maintain our collection and restore new acquisitions. Professional detailers clean and wax over a mile of 60's chrome. When you have over 100 vintage muscle cars, the work never stops.

So where did Surf City Garage detailing products  

come from?


Well, to keep the cars looking great, we tried every car care product around, but I just wasn't satisfied with the quality or performance. So we developed our own complete line of Enthusiast Grade® detailing products -- recognized around the world as the best anyone can buy. Our guarantee: if these aren't the best products you've ever used, give me a call and I'll personally buy them back - is unmatched in the industry.  


That's why, every day, more and more enthusiasts are switching to Surf City Garage Enthusiast Grade® - because nothing else even comes close.


Tim Miller
Car Enthusiast & Founder, Surf City Garage   



Stop by Sacramento Vintage or CLICK below to see what we have from Surf City Garage. 



John D'Agostino's 'SOPHIA' 1939 Cadillac  

by Oz Kustoms



In our web store: 'Supplies & Care Care' you have
8 aisles of Surf City Garage to choose from!  





A special Thank You for Optima's continued support

of our Make-A-Wish efforts!  



1965 Corvette Wins 2013   

OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Title  


November 9, 2013 (PAHRUMP, Nev.)


The Sixth Annual OPTIMA® Ultimate Street Car Invitational, presented by Royal Purple Synthetic Oil and K&N Filters, successfully hosted a full field of 58 participants driving the world's best street vehicles, in front of the largest spectator crowd the event has ever seen.  


A day full of amazing vehicle performances, impressive lap times and surprising finishes made for the most memorable display of competition in OPTIMA Invitational franchise history. Ultimately, Brian Hobaugh was crowned the overall winner, driving his 1965 Corvette to top finishes in the Ridetech Street Challenge Autocross as well as the Wilwood Disc Brakes Speed Stop Challenge.  


The competition was very close, with defending champion, Mark Stielow driving a 1967 Camaro and former OUSCI Champion, Danny Popp piloting his 2010 Camaro, built by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering.


Top Ten Overall Finishers
Brian Hobaugh, 1965 Corvette
Mark Stielow, 1967 Camaro
Danny Popp, 2010 Camaro
Brian Finch, 1971 Camaro
Karl Dunn, 1968 Camaro
Todd Earsley, 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII
Steve Kepler, 2013 Nissan GT-R
Kyle Tucker, 2012 Camaro
Bret Voelkel, 1933 Ford Coupe
Larry Woo, 1968 Camaro  


CLICK above for the article.




Pebble Beach Class-Winning Dick Flint Roadster to Crossed the Block


Photo by Michael Furman, courtesy RM Auctions.
Article courtesy Daniel Strohl, Hemmings Blog.

Hot rods don't really come any more storied, recognizable, or influential than the Dick Flint roadster. It raced at El Mirage, it spiffed up for multiple magazine covers in the 1950s, and after a no-holds-barred restoration, it won its class at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. And next month it may very well set a record for world's most expensive hot rod when it comes up for sale at RM's Art of the Automobile auction.

A World War II Navy veteran and member of the Glendale Sidewinders, Dick Flint returned home to postwar Southern California to work at Alex Xydias's So-Cal Speed Shop and began assembling the pieces for the hot rod he'd been dreaming about for years.

CLICK on the photo for the complete article and photos.

RM's pre-auction estimate for the roadster ranges from $700,000 to $900,000, which would surpass the McMullen 1932 Ford roadster's $700,000 selling price from last November, believed to be an auction record for hot rods.

The Art of the Automobile auction took place November 21 in the Sotheby's showroom in New York City.
Update: The Dick Flint Roadster sold for $577,500.
For additional details, visit




Certified Auto Repair isn't a shop name, a chain of stores or even a franchise. Certified Auto Repair embodies a standard of quality held by a nationwide network of the most respected auto repair facilities in the industry. Our members are asked to join based on reputation, integrity, qualifications and expertise. Certified Auto Repair members will not only take care of all your vehicle needs, but do it with professionalism and a level of customer satisfaction second to none.
Click above to find a mechanic in your area.






This online custom car magazine is created by an international team of custom car and hot rod enthusiasts. This initiative started in 2004 with the legendary Custom Car Photo Archive founded by the Editor in Chief, Custom Car historian Rik Hoving.





In stock at Sacramento Vintage the complete line of
Mothers car care cloths, detail tools and brushes.
CLICK above to check them out.




CLICK on the ad to check out their Facebook 
page, photos and events.


CLICK HERE to listen to hour 1


CLICK HERE to listen to hour 2 








There's a brand new baby in the Goodguys family!

It's big, yellow (with some black & red) and measures a whopping 53-feet in length! It's our new transporter!

The big beautiful trailer was built by Kentucky Trailer High Tech and will get on the road to start the 2014 event season. It was painted with PPG Goodguys yellow and lettered last week by the team at Ratical Graphics. 


The new trailer was purpose-built for Goodguys designed by our own Trent Summers (rig driver and AutoCross boss!). 


Look for it on a stretch of highway near you!  




Lambs wool car dusters are in stock!  They are what we use on 'Voodoo Priest' and the other fine finish cars.


CLICK above to order yours....






Our 408 page, full color catalog of 1948-1966 Ford Pickup parts and accessories. If you have been ordering your F-1 & F-100 Pickup parts from Sacramento Vintage, watch for it in your mailbox .




Not on our catalog list? CLICK on the image to order.    



What Other Ford Parts Do We Have For You?


1909-27 Model T

1928-31 Model A & AA  

1932-48 Ford Passenger 

1932-47 Pickup

1948-66 Pickup  

1949-56 Ford Passenger

1967-79 Ford Pickup


Parts for your: Hot Rod, Street Rod, Custom,  

Suede & Rat.


Cool stuff for your shop, office and garage!  


One Shot, Lil Daddy Roth, Von Hot Rod, Mack Brushes

Roth Rattle Bomb Paint, Stickers, Clothing, Books, Art 

and a bunch more! And it's all at 






'Pete the Painter' recommends you check out your local  

PPG Refinish Store for all your automotive paint needs.    







We have a new page up on our web site.  


Like the look of Old Skool cloth wrapped wire and related components? Want to build you own harness?



Cloth wrapped and PVC color coded wire in  

14ga, 12ga and 10ga by the roll or by the foot.


2ga cotton wrapped battery cable by the foot. 


Terminals: Rings, Flags, Forks and Bullet 

Battery Cable & Battery Terminals

Wire tys and clamps

Hot Rod Harness Kits

Books - Manuals - Charts

Bulbs 6-Volt / 12-Volt

Non-Ford Tail Lamps

Cloth Wrapped Spark Plug Cable

Plug Terminals

Voltage Reducers

Non-Ford Headlamps 

Loom Material

Heat Shrink Tubing 

Fuse Blocks and more! 


CLICK on any image to check it out.  









Join the West Coast's Premier Hot Rod,
Bike & Motorsports Tour!

Come and join us at the two oldest and longest running indoor car shows in the world.

Rod Shows premier events feature hundreds of the best hot rods, customs, muscle cars, motorcycles, street machines and classic trucks found anywhere in the world.  


These indoor shows offer a great opportunity to reminisce about the past, enjoy the present, and look into the future of hot rodding.

Our events are dedicated to those who spend long hours and considerable resources to create their automotive dreams.  


These craftsmen fashion with metal, fiberglass, fabric and chrome the automotive and motorcycle objects of art that enthusiasts of all ages can stand back and admire.


Presented by the Association of California Car Clubs "United for Survival"



This was a HUGE success in 2013 and is back for the 2014 Sacramento Autorama.


Over 200 classic cars will be displayed from the various clubs in the Northern California Area in the Pavillion Building.



The Autorama runs from February 14-16 2014

Cal-Expo, Sacramento.  


If your club or group would like to participate in 2014, give these gentlemen a call to reserve your space: Ed Gardner 916-505-6952 or Rex Roden 530-748-6181.


Vehicle entry is $50. and all entries will receive a gift package, (2) set-up day passes, (2) three-day show passes and (1) parking pass for the duration of the show.  

A value of $200.


Deadline for entries is January 1, 2014. They sold out last year and it's on a first come first served basis.



The Butch Gardner Clubhouse will be in The Pavilion and up to another 500 vehicles will join the event Saturday and Sunday outside in the Building 'A' lot for the  

Autorama Drive-In.


Over 500 show vehicles will compete for awards  

inside all of the Cal Expo buildings. 


This year's show theme is Need for Speed. Cars and vendors are encouraged to decorate with the theme.


Applications for the Autorama and the Drive-In

are available at Sacramento Vintage Ford and at  





 AMERICAN RESTORATION on the History Channel features Rick Dale and his crew of loose screws at Rick´s Restorations in Las Vegas, Nevada, as they take rusty, beat-up items and restore them to their original glory.  


Whether it´s a giant gas pump from the 1940s or a Hopalong Cassidy bicycle from the 1950s, every restoration is a high-stakes business project where worthless rust is transformed into a valuable collectible. However, these restorations aren´t easy. Every project presents unique challenges for Rick and his team.


 When it comes to restoration, Rick Dale is the Pawn Stars go-to guy. AMERICAN RESTORATION follows Rick's work as owner of Las Vegas-based Rick's Restorations, a family business that finds, restores and up-cycles cool objects ranging from Cadillacs to Coke Machines.


 Rick's very nice Ford F-1 Pickup can be spotted on various episodes of American Restoration.  

Did we mention Rick's pickup is:

1112 S Commerce Street

Las Vegas, Nevada 89102







The Citrus Inn opened in 1913
in this very building on Folsom Boulevard. Citrus was sold in front of the building to everyone that passed by on busy Folsom Boulevard.

Folsom Boulevard was a main thoroughfare for the gold rush in the mid 1800s. Many immigrants and forty-niners were in search of some of the gold that James W Marshall and John Sutter found in the American River. The railroads that are still visible across the street today were the same railroads that were constructed in the late 1800s.

Rumor has it that over the years The Citrus Inn became many different businesses, including The Edwards Hotel, and at one point, a brothel. Everyone came to the building to eat good food and to have a good time. There was drinking and dancing 'til late at night.

Later, the building became known as Sheepherder Inn. It was a place for Basque sheepherders to come and rest upstairs in the Inn and enjoy a hearty meal downstairs, which probably consisted of meats, fish, lamb stews, legumes, cheeses and Basque cider.


Sheepherder Bar and Grille
11275 Folsom Blvd.
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Phone: (916) 638-4584

Crossroads: Folsom Blvd. and Sunrise Blvd.  just down

the street from Sacramento Vintage Ford..... 




Cobra Electronics Corporation is a leading designer of mobile communications products in the United States, Canada, Europe and around the world. After 50 years of innovation, the company continues to grow by boldly entering into new product categories.

Today the company's products include:
Mobile navigation devices
Two-way radios
Radar/laser detectors
Citizens band radios
Marine electronics
Power inverters

Cobra products are available in nearly 40,000 storefronts in North America and in a growing number of retailers throughout the world.

We would also like to thank Cobra Electronics for their support of our Make-A-Wish efforts.


Lucas Oil Products is a manufacturer and distributor of automotive oil, additives, and lubricants. It was founded by trucker Forrest Lucas and his wife Charlotte in 1989.

FORTUNE -- Forrest Lucas, 70, is widely known for his sponsorship of the Indianapolis Colts' Lucas Oil Stadium (home of the 2012 Super Bowl).

But few fans know of his journey from long-haul trucker to oil-products producer to race team sponsor. In 1989 he launched Lucas Oil Products, which now sells nearly 200 items in 27 countries. Though Lucas won't reveal his private company's sales or profits, revenue is reportedly around $150 million. He recently sat down with Fortune to share his story.

Home was Columbus, Ind., and both sides of the family were farmers. By the time I was 13, I was showing registered cattle in professional breeder shows. But I always had a fascination for trucks. I'd help my dad with logging, or we'd use a truck when he worked as a mason. Dad had a drinking problem for several years, and I left home when I was 15. I started working for a guy who had a small cattle ranch until I got married at 17.

In 1964, I was 21 when I bought my first semi. It was a 1963 Chevrolet with a 327-cubic-inch gas engine. I started working for Mayflower Moving & Storage, making $13,000 to $14,000 a year, which was a lot of money then.

Gas was 25˘ a gallon, and I didn't waste any money. I drove day and night, and ate cheap.
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Quick Quack is a growing chain of exterior-only, soft cloth car washes in California, Texas & Colorado.


  Fully automated and computerized, the high-quality carwashing system is a soft-cloth, exterior-only conveyor wash. Customers stay in their vehicles while being automatically guided through the glass enclosed tunnel where the vehicle is soaked, soaped, washed, polished, rinsed with spot-free water and blown dry all in a matter of minutes. Quick Quack Car Wash also takes pride in being environmentally friendly by conserving water and using environmentally friendly shampoos that are biodegradable and non-corrosive. Additional information is available online at
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Sacramento Theatrical Lighting is a family-owned business in continuous operation since 1947. Now operating out of a 65,000 sq. ft. building, STL is a full-service theatrical equipment company. They offer a full line of theatrical lighting equipment and accessories, moving lights, dimming and control, stage curtains and expendables.

The Rental Department can set you up with everything you need for your backyard party or a professional theatrical production. If you are looking for a full service contractor to handle all of your event needs, their Production Department has all of the answers you need.

STL also has a Special Projects Division that specializes in design and installation of large and small theatrical systems, design and install of theatrical drapery, rigging inspections and other specialty projects. They employ a full in-house Tech Service Department.

950 Richards Blvd
Sacramento, Ca. 95811

your assistance with setting up our warehouse for the California Highway Patrol
CHiPs For Kids toy distribution event!

See What Going On Over At The
Vintage ebay Store!

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Rancho Cordova - Sacramento - Natomas
Bakersfield - Fresno - Honolulu

Be sure to check out the Gift Shop at Hooter's!
Neat Items For The Grown-Ups & Kids

Hooters of Rancho Cordova
10750 Olson Drive   Rancho Cordova, CA.
(916) 638-2449


There have been countless studies done to prove it, but virtually everyone knows that spending quality time with a kid is the greatest gift you can give them. And sharing your appreciation for collector cars is a great way to nurture their interest in a hobby that you can enjoy together for many years to come.  


Through the SEMA Take a Kid to a Car Show coloring book app, kids of all ages will be able to customize and personalize each car.  

We encourage users to visit to discover additional fun and exciting resources.

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Join KNCI on Friday, December 6th from 5am-7pm and Saturday, December 7th from 8am-6pm at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville the annual Make-A-Wish Radiothon!


All kinds of autographed memorabilia for you to bid on, including items from the worlds of music, sports, TV, movies and more!

Photo courtesy of KNCI             


 In 1965 the first T.G.I. Friday's restaurant opened in New York City at the corner of First Avenue and 63rd Street and quickly became the meeting place for single adults, with $1 million in revenues its first year.




 "T.G.I. Friday's® is known for serving authentic American food and exciting drinks. We also understand that our restaurants are more than just a place to eat. They are places where communities form, gather and engage."

"So, we take our commitment to community seriously. Our Team Members have cultivated strong local relationships and take great pride in their engagement with guests and their participation in the communities that they live and work in."       





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Rancho Cordova, California
Thanks to Mitch and the crew over at Les Schwab Tires in Rancho Cordova for their support of our
Make-A-Wish efforts!

2838 Sunrise Boulevard   Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Next to Home Depot!
(916) 858-8666 


Rolls-Royce vs Yugo

A guy driving a Yugo pulled up to a stoplight next to a Rolls-Royce.

He rolled down his window and shouted to the driver of the Rolls. "Hey, buddy, that's a nice car. You got a phone in your Rolls? I've got a phone in my Yugo!"

The driver of the Rolls looked over and said snobbishly, "Yes, I have a phone."

The driver of the Yugo said, "Cool! Hey, you also got a fridge in there, too? I've got one in the back seat of my Yugo!"

The driver of the Rolls, much annoyed, says, "Yes, I have a refrigerator."

The driver of the Yugo said, "That's great, man! Hey, you got a TV in there? You know, I got a TV in the back seat of my Yugo!"

The driver of the Rolls, quite irritated by now, replied, "Of course, I have a television. A Rolls-Royce is the finest luxury car in the world!"

The driver of the Yugo said, "Yes, a very cool car! Hey, you got a bed in there? I got a bed in the back of my Yugo!"

The driver of the Rolls, upset that he did not have a bed, sped away and went straight to the dealer, where he promptly ordered a bed to be installed in the back of his Rolls-Royce.

The next morning, he returned to pick up his car, and the bed looked superb It came complete with silk sheets and a brass-trimmed headboard. It was clearly a bed fit for a Rolls-Royce. So the driver of the Rolls began searching for the Yugo. He drove around all day and finally found the Yugo late that night.

It was parked, with all the windows fogged up from the inside. He got out and knocked on the window of the Yugo. When there wasn't any answer, he continued knocking and knocking until finally, the owner of the Yugo lowered the window, and stuck his soaking wet head out.

"I now have a bed in the back of my Rolls-Royce," the driver of the Rolls stated arrogantly.

The driver of the Yugo looked at him narrowly and said, "You got me out of the shower to tell me that?!?!"



Flowmaster's product line includes exhaust products for Performance Street, Muscle Cars, Trucks, Street Rods, RV's, Motorhomes, and all types of race applications. With over 400 different muffler models, 370+ exhaust systems and numerous exhaust accessories available, Flowmaster offers you the choice of sound to fit your preference from "wild to mild" and your specific vehicle needs.


Troy Ladd and the crew over at Hollywood Hot Rods have a bunch of new and very cool accessories in their web store.


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Bed Kits for your pickup or any individual part, give us a call or stop by the store. Bed skid strips and harware in plain steel or brillant polished stainless steel. Bed sides with your choice of the stock stake pockets or filled smooth for that custom look. CLICK on the photo.

Got Fenders? We have your fender welt. Sold by the foot, in 25 foot rolls or in 300 foot spools (shown).

Also in lengths: Chrome, black vinyl and stainless steel.

Back in the Vintage Ford receiving department......more parts headed to the warehouse!

Another shipment of Vintage Ford Brake Drums arrives! Made in the U.S.A. exclusively for Sacramento Vintage. These are for the 1940-1948 Ford Passenger cars.



By Tim Miller, Founder of Surf City Garage

The wax you see before you is very special. In fact, it is so important to all of us at Surf City Garage that we dedicated our entire booth at this year's SEMA show to this single container of wax.  The attention that we have given to it has nothing to do with the fact that it is in a 24K gold custom container. The reality is that, at a retail price of $12,500, few people will ever have the opportunity or desire to try it on their favorite ride. Indeed, we never considered cost when we created this wax, nor should we have. But this wax does have a story behind its creation, and we hope you enjoy reading how the World's Most Expensive Automobile Wax came into being.

The story of Black Edge™ is really a story about a car, a man and a chance meeting in 2009 while attending the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach. While admiring the motorcycles on display, I was introduced to a European gentleman named Antonio. A very formal and polite fellow, he explained to me that he was the Master Valet for one of the largest private collections in all of Europe. 

A Master Valet is a fancy European name for a Chief Detailer and, in Antonio's case, he was the Master Valet for some very rare and expensive automobiles. He could not have been more different than the detailers we know and love at Surf City Garage. I seriously doubt Antonio ever owned a t-shirt with anyone's logo on it.  And I would be surprised if he ever heard the lyrics..........

CLICK on the photo above to read the article and view
the photos.

Black Edge is on the shelf at Sacramento Vintage Ford!
CLICK on the bottles!





 Darold, Lynn and our little Manager in training, Mike....

Day One...1969. Yes, Darold 'HAD' hair back in the day. 



 A little bit about our history in an article written by Bill Sessa for HotRod & Restoration Magazine. CLICK above.





KCRA 3 and the California Highway Patrol invite you to support the CHiPs for Kids Toy Drive. You can help by bringing a new, unwrapped toy to any participating school, shopping mall, CHP office, Elk Grove Dodge, Wal-Mart, American Furniture Galleries, Sacramento Vintage Ford, Salvation Army, or United Way between November 18 and December 19, 2013.

DROPOFF KICKOFF EVENT -Friday, December 6, 2013
 from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Cal Expo, Sacramento.

The Jack Benny 1916 Maxwell in our Lobby

Twin Engine Flathead Nirto Powered dragster in the showroom

It's NOT Black Friday at Sacramento Vintage
it's Blue Oval Friday!  Stop by and say HI!

Friday 9:00 am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-3:00pm



HOT ROD Monster Rides are ON SALE and if your buy  

TWO you get a FREE HOT ROD CAP!  

 Unloading Hetfield's 'VOODOO PRIEST'

Hot Rod Haulers & Appraisals For All Your
Transportation and Evaluation needs.
Pick up and Delivery within 72 hours

Serving the West Coast Exclusively

35 Years Experience with Collector Cars, Licensed and Insured, One Car at a Time, Personalized Service.

We use soft Tie Downs, No Chains.

Please book early to insure transportation of your car.

= If It Rolls, We can Haul It =

To Schedule a pick up or get a mileage rate call:
(530) 906-3820

Loading up John D'Agostino's 'SOPHIA'






 (No, not a sale on tables....the stuff ON the tables  

is priced to move!)


Kim, Kathy and Stephanie need to make more room for all the new car care and gift store items coming in! They also have a BIG clearance table at the back of the Gift Shop with neat gift shop and collectible items! The items above are being marked down and headed to the  





All Men's and Women's

Hoven sunglasses are 20% off!

 Prices shown on the web do not reflect the discount.


  All Men's and Women's  

FORD logo watches are 20% off!  


-Limited to stock on hand-  

Prices shown on the web do not reflect the discount.  

And speaking of the Gift Shop, look for the red 'clearance' tags on assorted items from our Gift Shop around the store. We are making room for more cool stuff for you and your garage!


T-Shirts - Sweatshirts - Mechanics Shirts

Plastic Model Kits - Die Cast Cars - License Plate Frames

3M Car Care - Silicone Water Tools - Wash Sponges

Absorbers - Detail Towel Sets - Clocks - Neon

CD Holders - and more!



Slow movers that have to go! We need the room!

Many items way below our cost.







 Kustomrama is a Wikipedia dedicated to traditional hot rods and kustom cars. It is an online encyclopedia covering all aspects of our kulture.  


Everyone is welcome to contribute and start new and interesting topics on the Kustomrama Wikipedia. Write about yourself, your company, your car, your favorite kustom or your all time automotive hero. All entries are welcome as long as they somehow relates to traditional Rods & Kustoms.







2014 Mitzi & Company 10 Year Anniversary Calendar


Limited Edition - Only 1,000 available

Item Number 09457-14-1



January 2014 features model Sophie Valentine and Flathead Jack's Twin engine flathead dragster in our showroom. 


This 12 month calendar measures 12" x 12" closed and  

12" x 24" open  


 The Limited Edition features model Masuimi Max on the cover and in the month of February along with  

Dave Shuten's 1934 Coupe 'Iron Orchid'  



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Andy and Sue Brizio's 1932 roadster that WAS on display in our showroom.....sadly went back home. Andy missed his roadster....go figure. Thanks Andy!
(Photoshop magic by Heather)



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Cruisin' around the Sacramento Vintage parking lot in the 'Sacramento Vintage Equipped' Grand National
'Speed 33' Roadster, owned by John Buck. 





That's It For This Edition!



Thank You!

Please drive safe, have fun and enjoy your ride!