Pat Boone with a 1932 Roadster
for providing the automotive aftermarket
with the quality obsolete
engine parts that keep America’s classic cars alive and running.
Established in 1915, the small automotive engine shop
began by replacing engine parts and when necessary making new ones. This was long before the
automotive aftermarket industry came on the scene. By diversifying and
expanding production capacity, Egge Machine Company’s commitment to
produce quality replacement parts continues today to meet the challenge
presented by automotives enthusiasts.
as the roadster that became the vehicle that
epitomizes a hot rod.
1932 Ford Hot Rod with its V-8 engine and low price arrived at a time
when the Wall Street stock market crash was still remembered and the
nation was in the midst of the Depression.
Ford’s big gamble paid off as the ’32 roadster’s popularity
made it the ultimate vehicle to modify into a hot rod. Thanks to the
aftermarket replica parts, today there are more 1932 Ford Roadsters
cruisin’ than were produced in the 30’s.
for creating a publication that has met that
for 50 years has
met the demands of automotive enthusiasts.
In 2004, Hemmings Motor News will celebrate it’s 50th
Anniversary of producing publications to meet the needs of the
automotive enthusiast. In the pages of a Hemmings publication, one can
find the vehicles of their dreams; the parts to repair their dream
machine, or compare prices should one wish to sell that dream vehicle.
for making a significant impact on the
pop music culture in the
Inland Empire during the cruisin’ days.
From the late 1950’s through the mid 1970’s, KMEN
129 Radio and the station’s on-air personalities made a significant
impact on the pop culture non-only in San Bernardino but the
Inland Empire. Before auto tape players and CD changes, KMEN Radio was the audio connection to what
was “Cool” and “Hip” in the world of pop and rock music, cars,
and surfing. The audience cruisin’ down “E” Street in their hot
rods and muscle cars were tuned into KMEN. Those cruisers were listening
to the first hit records of groups such as Dick Dale, the Beach Boys,
Rolling Stones, Righteous Bros., Jan & Dean, Eric Burdon and the
Animals to name just a few. To sum it up, the KMEN 129 rocked the Inland