What is Billetproof?
Billetproof is about HOT RODS and CUSTOMS and is for those who appreciate the skill, ingenuity and creativity that went into building them during the early days of the hobby. A time when hot rods and customs were about what you could do in your garage rather than with your checkbook. A time [...]
Here is some more of our Coverage from the Viva Las Vegas Car Show 2012. The Show is held at The Orleans Hotel here in Las Vegas. Cars are strictly pre-63 and must be in a style from that era. There are Over 700 cars registered this year with more than 20,000 attending to view [...]
Here is some of our Coverage from the Viva Las Vegas Car Show 2012. The Show is held at The Orleans Hotel here in Las Vegas. Cars are strictly pre-63 and must be in a style from that era. There are Over 700 cars registered this year with more than 20,000 attending to view the [...]
Don’t miss this event!! Great music lineup and only $5 cover!
Mckee’s Lake Havasu City, AZ
This week we welcome a pin-up hottie all the way from New Zealand, Miss Sarah Marie Summer. A stunning beauty teasing us with those diamond baby blues. Sarah offers sugar and spice, classy and edgy, all with a little twist.
Bio: Greetings! My name is Sarah Marie Summer which is in fact my real name and [...]
This week we have Adam Tellez of Adam Avenue Photography as our feature artist/photographer. Adam captures the raw culture of a way of life. We are happy to have Adam on our talented list of artists!
Bio: For the past six years I have dedicated myself to capturing the vibrant cultures living and breathing on the [...]
Flat Black Photography
For our Pinup Feature this week we have pinup model Little Bit. With a pop star flare, a burlesque twist and a natural sex kitten appeal in front of the camera she has a little bit of everything that makes us enjoy pinup culture. A great mix of photographer styles and some [...]
Rockabilly Weekender April 5th – 8th 2012
Every year we attend this show and every year it gets bigger. It’s great to meet some of the pinups, photographers, and friends we work with. Hope to see you there in 2012!
….and if your in Vegas any other time hit us up. We’ll get some beers and talk [...]
This week we have Matt Williams 1961 GMC truck as our feature ride. One of my favorite years, the truck has a great stance and looks like a fun driver.
Story on the truck: Left on a Friday night in August on a road trip from Oconomowoc, Wisconsin to Garden City, Kansas that a Garmin said would [...]
10th Annual Ventura Nationals Hotrod and Motorcycle Show
LABOR DAY WEEKEND
SEPTEMBER 1st & 2nd, 2012
WHERE: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 (Go to venturacountyfair.org for directions)
WHEN: September 1st and 2nd, 2012
GATES: Car/Motorcycle participants 7AM. General Admission 9AM
ADMISSION: $15 Active military with valid ID $10 Children 12 and under with paid adult are [...]
Here are a few photos from the Mesquite 2012 Car Show.
More info: www.mesquitecarshows.com
This week we have Stefen Winchester as our feature photographer/artist. Stefen has some great automotive, bike and pinup photos, all taken with great attention to detail and classic style. Take a look at some of his fine work below.
Bio: I have been fascinated with vintage cars and bike since I was a kid and for [...]
2nd Miss Rukkus Search & Car Show at Mutt N Jeffs
When: Saturday, December 10, 2011
Time: 11:00am until 4:00pm
Where: Mutt N Jeffs, 3588 S. Valley View, Spring Mtn and Valley View
Description: Free Bar-B- Que, Miss Rukkus Search and Photo Shoot, Free Car Show, Raffles….. This is 2nd of 5 events leading up to The Rat City [...]
This week we have the talented Bill Garrett of Garrettero Kustom Photography & Art as our feature artist/photographer. Bill’s photography has a nice perspective and a great angle that draws you right into his photos. We like his style and hope you agree! Check out his work below.
I’ve had a passion for photography & art since [...]
Hot Rods For Hope Benefit Car Show
Benefit Car Show for Whitney Elementary
This satruday Nov 12th 2011
5255 Boulder HWY
Las Vegas, NV 89122
Here are a few photos from the show.
The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world. It draws the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products to one place, the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, the SEMA Show provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more.
SEMA Show 2010 drew more than 50,000 [...]
This week we have the sassy Paricia Bee as our feature pin-up. Inspired by the art and music she is surrounded by and ready to experience anything with a open heart and welcoming smile. Turning from fun in the sun tattooed pin-up to Tempest Vixen with a blink of an eye.
Bio: Pin Up model from [...]
The first batch/design of Red Kap Work Shirts & T Shirts 53deluxe.com has ever produced are in. Work Shirts feature an embroidered logo above the front left pocket and screen printed back. T Shirts are Screen Printed both sides.
Both are available here: 53Deluxe Work Shirts & T Shirts
This week we have Mike’s ’46 Ford as our feature ride! The car has a great story and looks like a fun ride. These are the cars we love Homebuilt Hotrods!
The car was built on a shoestring with little or know prior knowledge or schooling of how to build a car from the [...]
This week we have a Radical 51 Merc from James Tymkowicz as our Feature Ride.
Stats: 51 Merc sitting on a 77 olds frame chop top 7″ in front 9″ in back, center post removed, tilt hood, Caddy 59 taillights, frenched 53 buick quad angle headlights, 55 Desoto grille, suicide electric doors, custom scallop side pipes, [...]
This week we have a bring you the fiery fun Irais Portillo. We love the diversity and individuality that pin up modeling has to offer. Irais brings us to scenes from all over…a flare that reminds me of a scene in an Antonio Banderas movie with a burlesque setting, to the corner chop-shop, to a [...]
How does one go about describing something that has never been done before? Sure, there have been hot rod shops before. Even specialty music shops. But this shop goes beyond that and combines the two together with a bunch of different elements from the ol’ school car lifestyle. From the owners love of both cars [...]
This week we have the talented Artist/Photographer Jerry Southworth. You have seen his work in multiple publications and we are happy to have him on 53D.
Photographer Jerry Southworth was born in San Francisco and raised in Redwood City Ca. As most photographers, Jerry started out shooting for fun and shot as a hobbyist for about [...]
SATURDAY OCTOBER 15th
Fuk The Fallback Car Show at Count’s Vamp’d
Good Car show coming up in October at Count’s Vamp’d. Hope to see you all there.