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To learn more about the earliest days of the New England hot rodding scene, score a copy of Cool Cars, Square Roll Bars by Bernie Shuman. Shuman is a Massachusetts native and lifelong hot rodder who moved to California in 1967 to accept a job as technical editor at Car Craft magazine before moving on to positions at Hot Rod and Motor Trend and finally at Mercedes-Benz. Though Cool Cars is sold out and unavailable new, search eBay for a copy. Bernie Shuman can be reached at Gunnerbern@Comcast.net.