Blog on “The Battery Man” by Marilyn Pearlman
Steve Ashby, founder and co-owner of The Battery Man, loves to go to car shows, including a recent one in Biloxi, Mississippi. Twenty-five years ago, he and his partner, wife Brenda, bought the company when it was still called Jiffy Jump Atlanta and moved it from Lilburn to Marietta, Georgia. Steve and his family—including manager Steve Jr. --especially like serving the hot rod…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on October 15, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments
COFFEE BRAKE & “The Journey of Hope”
For several years, www.SouthEastWheeslsEvents.com and a mix of TWs, Georgia Street Rodders and Master Car Club members have been having a regular breakfast cruise-in called the “Coffee Brake” at the Main Street Diner in Snellville, GA. I give credit for its start to Jerry Jones, who like a couple others, is a member of all three groups. It has been remarkably consistent; sometimes larger (40+…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on July 28, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Our friend Dave Williams (one of our favorite car photographers) passed away Saturday of a heart attack. I thought you all would be interested in the many photos he has posted on www.SouthEastWheelsEvents.com. I have been friends with Dave for at least a decade. I am very saddened with his passing.
"Obituary for Dave Williams
David Williams, 63, of Braselton, passed away…Continue
By Drew Hardin
Photo Courtesy Petersen Archives
At the 1973 Street Rod Nationals (or so the story goes), rod builders Andy Brizio and Lil’ John Buttera got into a, shall we say, friendly discussion about which end of the Golden State produced the best street rods. Southern Californian Buttera ribbed Brizio, who was from South San Francisco, about how the Bay Area…Continue
Added by Michael Thies on July 18, 2014 at 1:38am — No Comments
“Our clients come from all over the U.S.-- and as far as the Virgin Islands,” says Henry County resident and business owner Mark Engel, who started Atlanta Auto Restoration in Hampton, Georgia nearly nine years ago. After two years of conversation about the meticulous process he and his staff of five go through to restore a car, the client shipped his car.
Engel believes that his process of entirely disassembling a car makes Atlanta Auto Restoration unique. Since the…
Added by Miguel Caparros on October 19, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
"It's Cruising Time" is the headline on the front page of our local newspaper today.
If you were a teenager in central North Carolina in the 80's (or the 60's and 70's from what I hear), you spent A LOT of your free time "cruising" or "dragging" Main Street in Burlington. It was our way of showing off our cars, playing our music, hanging…Continue
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