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Arlington TX Speed Shop Grand Opening

If you haven’t heard by now Pep Boys, a long time stable automotive super-center of choice – is going back to its roots by opening Speed Shops within existing stores in key Pep Boys markets throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Team EBC and Genevieve Chappell traveled to the Dallas Texas area to celebrate…

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March 29, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell

In The Haute Seat: Mitzi Valenzuela

Cars require more lights, more information and creative positioning to shoot than women do. I have photographed thousands of women, but shooting cars by themselves always poses a challenge. I can never light two cars the same. Every car has its own set of curves, lines, and angles.

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March 24, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell
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Keystone The Big Show Dallas TX

During our travels, we find it quite interesting meeting individuals, race teams and shop owners from different regions and learning about their interests in automotive and motorsports. One thing I’ve learned- the saying is true “Birds of a feather flock together” LOL. While the New Jersey Keystone show reflected a sport compact, muscle car, hot-rod…

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March 22, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell

Hello, My Name Is: Fred Gittins

Just think if you were in a coma for thirty years and you woke up from the 50s and laid your eyes on a hybrid. Compared to a ’57 Chevy? The new cars, yes, are good for the economy, the environment, they’re green – but they have no class compared to the old cars. None.

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March 20, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell
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Art Garage – Tom “Big Toe” Laura

Clever, expressive, rough, unique, skillful. I first saw the work of “Big Toe” at the Mooneyes X-mas Show and Drags. He had a painting “Rebelle” with pinup model Jessica D out in the So Cal winter sunshine, her skin glowing a blue hue straddling a springer bobber. Interesting juxtaposition because it was only two years…

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March 17, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell
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Chrome Zone: Swap Meetin’

Like you I have many projects going on. I go to a bunch of events and find new ideas for either one of my projects. Currently I am finishing up one project (The Rapidago), starting another (The Hanter Project), maintaining my ’56 Fairlane 2 door post, and fixing up my shop. I frequent the local…

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March 11, 2011 • by: Genevieve Chappell