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40 and a 5th Car Show

February 24, 2016

The 40 and a 5th Car Club has attended every event we've ever covered in Oklahoma as well as most on the WEGO Tour. When they asked us to come out to their event in July of last year, we gave them an automatic yes. Read More...

Double Take

June 12, 2015

Martin Julian’s got one of the nicest lowriders in Oklahoma, an ’85 Cadillac Fleetwood that’s taken first place at every show he’s attended, but it almost never happened... Read More...

Roswell

June 12, 2015

Roswell, New Mexico is most famous for an incident back in 1947 believed to be the crash landing of a UFO spacecraft. It was also the site of Nokturnal & USO Car clubs' car show at Revue Nightclub... Read More...

Illegal Toys Car Show

June 10, 2015

Oklahoma City has felt like a second home to us ever since we've started covering the Illegal Toys Car Show and Concert. Every year, the club has gotten together to show the world Oklahoma's best custom vehicles... Read More...

Clownin on U Hoes

June 7, 2015

Story by Jeff Ermann / Jeff@ShellMag.com When Rob Villafranco originally bought his 2002 Mercury Mountaineer, it was supposed to be a family truck. Who, after all, would turn a Mercury Mountaineer into a show ride? As it turns out, Rob Villafranco would. At the time, Rob and his brother Mochi were operating a shop, Southside Customs in their native Houston. When Mochi learned how to install lambo doors, he asked his brother if he’d like to be the first recipient. “I said yes,” Rob says, “and it went on from there.” Just like that, the transformation from family wagon to dazzling show truck was on. He removed the third row of seats he’d just installed and commissioned Street Candy Customs to begin spraying the truck in candy red with a silver base. He then brought in Air Brush Teqniques to add murals – and a lot of murals at that. Inside and out, Rob’s truck – labeled “Clownin on U Hoes” because of its clown theme – is swathed in murals. There are homages to Read More...

Los Magnificos Dallas

June 5, 2015

We're happy to be finally bringing you never before seen coverage from Los Magnificos in Dallas. As expected, the best of the best rides on the tour came out to show off... Read More...

Unladylike

June 4, 2015

Leslie Argueta didn’t want to be like the other women on the custom car show circuit. So when she began work on her ’86 Cutlass Supreme, she aimed for an original look without the feminine trappings of her contemporaries... Read More...
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