Flames, Scalames & Hot Licks Photo Gallery
Jimmy Gacchinas 36 Ford roadster and Chuck Keranens 40 Ford coupe were goin up in flames on the cover of R&C for July 98. Tom Itchy Otis executed the traditional licks over a white base, then added traditional pinstripes to the fenders of Keranens coupe. This issue included a piece on the origin of flames by designer Thom Taylor that includes early photos of the Von Dutchtorched Earl Bruce gullwing Mercedes. Other photos show early Larry Watson seaweed licks and Dean Jefferies crab-claw flames on his own Mercury convertible.