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Hot Rod Kings: Top Traditional Rod And Custom Builders

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Here are the hot rodders well worship tomorrow. Kevin Thomson and David Perry venture into the shops of all-steel apostles Cole Foster, Gary Howard, Keith Tardel, the Kennedy Brothers, Jimmy White, Mike Smith, Rudy Rodriguez, Scott Mugford, and Mercury Charlie and offer profiles of todays top hot rod and custom builders. Hot rodders themselves, Thomson and Perry get to the heart of what makes todays hot rodders go, how they think, who they are, and what makes them builders worth watching. From the Inside Flap Hot Rod Kings takes the reader into the lives and garages of 11 of today?s most highly respected hot rod builders and customizers. Cole Foster, Scott Mugford, The Kennedy Brothers, Mercury Charlie, Sean Johnstun, Keith Tardel, Rudy Rodriguez, Mike Smith, Jimmy White, and Gary Howard are all consummate craftsmen, pouring their substantial skills and knowledge into many of the tightest traditionally styled hot rods and custom cars you?ll see anywhere. No billet trailer trash or TV studio garages here. Photographer David Perry and writer Kevin Thomson spent time with each of the featured builders to bring you the inside stories of where these men came from, what inspires them, and what their day-to-days are truly all about. Perry?s photography of the subjects? shop operations and cars in progress, as well as some of the finished rods, is accompanied by the jumping and knowledgeable prose of Kevin ?BoBo Tech? Thomson, resulting in a tasty slice of the true hot rod way of life.