Chip Foose: “My Dad Was My Car-Builder Hero”
September 5, 2015

Sometimes people ask me how I got my start building cars. Here’s the truth: I wasn’t introduced to car culture—I was born into it.

My dad Sam ran an auto body shop by day and built hot rods on nights and weekends. He started working on cars when he was 14 and on his own, working and living out of a friend’s garage where he stayed in Santa Barbara after his family moved back to Arizona. In his day, if you didn’t have the money to get help fixing your car, you learned how to do it yourself. That’s where my take-no-prisoners work ethic started.

Read the full article here: http://www.ebay.com/motors/blog/chip-foose-my-dad-was-my-car-builder-hero/

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