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Shows and Awards


2024 Arizona Concours d'Elegance, Scottsdale, AZ

          Best in Class, American Hot Rods


2023 Goodguys Southwest Nationals, Scottsdale, AZ

          Builder’s Choice Award

2023 Goodguys Lone Star Nationals, Ft. Worth, TX

          America’s Most Beautiful Top 5 Finalist

2023 Grand National Roadster Show, Pomona, CA

          Al Slonaker Memorial Award Top 11 Finalist

2023 Goodguys Summit Racing Nationals, Columbus, Ohio

          Street Rod of the Year Top 12 Finalist

2023 National Street Rod Association (NSRA) Street Rod Nationals, Louisville, KT

          Builders Showcase Participant

2023 Triple Crown of Hot Rodding, Nashville, TN


2023 Outriders Picnic, Los Angeles, CA

          Invited participant

2023 Gathering at the Roc, Bartlesville, OK

          Invited participant


2023 Town of Paradise Valley Veterans Car Show, Paradise Valley, AZ

HOT ROD Magazine, Online February 15, 2024 (stand alone article)

Zora's Smuggler: Nate's Hot Rod Garage Built a '29 Ford To Suit the Father of the Corvette

Goodguys Magazine, March 2024, Pages 42 and 45

Page 42, America's Most Beautiful Finalist coverage:

Page 45:


Goodguys Magazine, May 2024, Pages 31 and 81

Page 31: Builder's Choice Award coverage:

Page 81:  Classic Instruments ad:

Classic Instruments 2024 wall calendar

Profile article to appear in upcoming by Wheel Hub Magazine

The pictures below are from the February 2023 Grand National Roadster Show at Pomona, CA where The Smuggler was a Top 11 Finalist for the Al Slonaker Memorial Award
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