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April 2015

StreetSeen Magazine hits West Texas on May 2nd

April 24, 2015

West Texas has always been a hotspot for StreetSeen Magazine. We have already covered shows in San Angelo and Lubbock, but have yet to do anything in the Midland/Odessa area. All of that will change next weekend when we visit the Exotic Suspension Car Show in Odessa. We hope to see all of our West Texas friends out there next weekend! Read More...

#TBT: Battle Drag ’07

April 23, 2015

StreetSeen Magazine will cover Battle Drag this weekend, April 25th, 2015, but this will not be the first time we’ve attended the event. We dug deep through our archives and found these gems from our very first time we ever attended Edward “SideShow” Torres’ now world famous event. Back then, the “non-show” was held at the San Jacinto Monument Battleground; hence the name Battle Drag. It has obviously been some time since we’ve been to the event, and we were told by Mr. Torres, who gets around on one leg these days, that the show has matured since the last time we attended. He said, “I think you’ll be proud of me.” Well, Edward, we already are buddy. We hope to see all of our friends there this weekend. Read More...

Tombstone – 1985 Chevy C10

April 1, 2015

Story by Jeff Ermann / Jeff@shellmag.com It’s not often a show truck is named after a Kurt Russell movie, but then again it’s not often one finds its way into the winner’s circle at shows after spending several years as a work truck, and several more as a street racer. But that’s the story on Leo Garza’s truck, nicknamed “Tombstone” after Garza’s favorite movie, the 1993 outlaw western starring Russell. Garza drove the ’85 Chevy C10 to work for years before deciding to juice it up and race it — until something happened that would result in the truck taking on a third, different form. “I lost control of it and I wrecked it,” Garza says. “I started redoing it again to race it. At that time, I had another show car, an El Camino, and I saw another show truck like it all fixed up.” That’s when, three years ago, he decided to re-frame it and turn it into a show ride. “My son got involved with it Read More...