Ed's rise to fame began in the '50s, and peaked with the custom car boom of the early '60s-every kid in America knew who Rat Fink was, and many built models of his custom cars and wore his qmonsterq T-shirts. As custom cars went out of style, Ed turned to other pursuits, but a growing interest in hot rod history in the '90s brought him back to the fore, and he was more popular than ever. To say his life was interesting is an understatement-and this book covers it all, from art to custom cars, monster shirts to VW-powered trikes, and the wild life that brought it all together.Thata#39;s because there were two Rod aamp; Custom issues that month, completely different. ... including sedans, pickups, and deliveries, and they were produced in England until 2001aoutliving even VW beetles. ... The independent rear suspension is swing-arm type, with trailing arms. ... on the Minis (including the Coopers) were the small four-wheel drum brakes and the Lucas electricals (a problem on mostanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ed 'Big Daddy' Roth - His Life, Times, Cars, and Art|
|Publisher||:||CarTech Inc - 2011-01-15|