THE CAR THAT ATE MY BRAIN!
IN 1955 NORM GRABOWSKI STARTED TO BUILD HIS"T"NOT KNOWING THAT THIS CAR
WOULD STAR IN
TELEVISION SHOWS LIKE 77 SUNSET STRIP AND LAUNCH A TREND KNOWN AS THE "FAB
VON FRANCO BUILT A CLONE OF THE "KOOKIE" VERSION AND NOW, 20 YEARS LATER,
HE CLONES THE "LIGHTNIN'BUG"VERSION . VON FRANCO TELLS THE HISTORY OF
NORM'S CAR ALONG WITH NEVER BEFORE SEEN HOME MOVIES AND PICTURES ...THIS IS
THE STORY OF...THE CAR THAT ATE MY BRIAN!!
Rat Rod Central
This year's World of Wheels at McCormick Place in late January had a great
rat rod display, but the video had to wait until I found the right music.
And it doesn't get much better than Mickey Gilley "Drive-In Movie" and
Eddie Cochran "Somethin' Else".
And to the guy behind me talking to his friend while I was shooting: They
DIDN'T forget to paint them! And that's the main attitude that people who
own or like rat rods have to put up with.
Famous Hollywood cars roll into auto show
The Batmobile, Speed Racer Mach 5 and MonkeeMobile are among the famous
cars the Dezer Collection is showing at the New York International Auto
Show. Videojournalist: Jose Moreno
The 1966 Batmobile ....The Movie
One of the stars of the TV show Batman was the Batmobile. Here is a
compilation video of all of the gadgetry that was seen on the show.
p.s. thanks to N8 from www.StarCarCentral.com for his editing tips
Car Room TV: Clips! Round 2 "Munster Koach" and "Drag-U-La"
No red blooded American kid ever missed the end credits for each episode of
"The Munsters" - or they'd miss George Barris' kustom "Munster Koach" as it
hauled into view with the whole Munster family perched inside, and on the
outlandish (and hysterically unsafe) high rear bench seat. Pairing the
Koach with its equally kreepy "Drag-U-La" - literally a coffin on wheels -
Round 2 has brought out two of the most famous cars in TV land.
Greg Baum's 1919 Willy's T, Rat Rod
Greg has designed a setup to shoot flames from his zoomie pipes! Pretty
Cool! Taken at the 2007 Kenny's Rod Shop Customer Appreciation Day; Boise
The New Driver's Seat - George Barris
Patrick Maliha visits the British Columbia Custom & Classic Car Show.
The biggest names in the automotive scene join forces with expert
automotive journalists to bring you the next generation in automotive
television: The New Driver's Seat.