My name is Jay Horrocks Jr. I have been involved in the hobby since I was placed on this earth. I attend car shows and go on road trips with one of my classics and like to write about my experiences with them...and there have been many over the years! I hope you enjoy them...Read on! Cheers.

Vegas Lugnut's Car Show Has Sin City Seeing Red
Sunday
23
Feb

Vegas Lugnut's Car Show Has Sin City Seeing Red

It has been said that the first non-neutral color we see at the beginning of life is the color red. For centuries the red mystique has many stories well versed in prose and folklore in many different cultures around the globe. For those in the world of street rodding and vehicle customization that sentiment is certainly no different. It is so much ...
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Sunday
04
Aug

Let’s All Go To The Drive In: The Basin Drive-In Veterans Car Show

​For several decades taking the family out to the drive-in for a movie was as American as apple pie and baseball. It was burned into our cultural psyche as thousands hopped into their cars and took in a motion picture at one of thousands of "motor views" that used to stand all over this great country. Sometime in the 1980's Between cable TV, t...
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Sunday
14
Jul

Takin’ It to the Streets: Cache Valley Cruise-In 2019

​Another Cruise-In has come and gone for another year. 919 cars made their way to Logan, Utah for the 37th Annual event located 80 miles north of Salt Lake City and just a few minutes from the Utah/Idaho border. As in past Cruise-Ins many cars came out from all over the country. In fact I spied plates from states such as Colorado, California, Nevad...
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1983 Malibu Wagon. One of five vehicles stolen on the 2019 Hot Rod Power Tour yet to be recovered. (Photo courtesy of the
Thursday
27
Jun

Vigilance: The Rod & Custom Protection Plan

Many of us like to travel out of town to events with our custom and classic cars. Thoughts of a road trip to an event a distance from home bring forth a sense of nomadic wanderlust. You pull into a town, either along the way, at the event, or on the way home and check into a motel to get some rest and to recharge. The last thing you expect is to re...
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Wednesday
05
Jun

Forty Years of Street News….Mountain West Street News Picnic Celebrates Its Very Existence.

​Forty years ago there was a need in the automotive universe in Utah and surrounding states to inform fellow street rodders, racers and other car hobbyists of the happenings within the culture. Because of this Mountain West Street News was born. Beginning in 1979 as a simple newsletter style publication Mountain West Street News is today a seventy-...
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Jolly
I loved going to this show, but have been working Sundays for the past two years, so I missed it now.
Friday, 17 April 2020 11:05
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