Singlefinger Speed Shop is a diverse group of Engineers, hot rodders, & gearheads, deeply passionate about all things mechanical. We have brought together a wealth of experience that can ONLY come from decades of wrenchin', cussin', bustin' knuckles, and storied careers inside of Detroit's OEMs.
We are rabid, single-minded car junkies & we support our habit(s) the old fashioned way, by buying, selling, & swapping junk. We rarely make a profit, but we have accumulated impressive part inventories at our home-base in Detroit, MI & at our satellite operation, near Denver, CO.
As a special service to our valued customers, we will gladly help you find the "car of your dreams", for a modest fee.
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Saturday 01 March 2014 at 5:16 pm
Be sure to get one of our hot, new 2014 T-shirts & don't forget a poster for your shop too.
This one says it all. Even the guys that rarely buy T-shirts already have put their orders in.
These are the cars we're bringing this year's show: Singlefinger Crew @ Autorama
Friday 14 February 2014 at 12:33 am
The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre remains an unsolved crime, where 85 years ago, 7 men were found murdered in Chicago's SMC Cartage Company Garage. The only surviving witness to the carnage was a German Shepherd named "Highball", that belonged to one of the victims (John May). Highball's frantic barking alerted the neighborhood, where upon the Police were called in. Police discovered the dog chained beneath a truck & howling in fear.
It's believed that the Chicago cops had the dog put down shortly after the murders. Stories are told that on dark & lonely nights, passersby can still hear the woeful howling of the long-dead canine coming from where the SMC Garage once stood.
Happy Valentine's Day
Tuesday 11 February 2014 at 07:20 am
As a kid, I spent many years enduring my sister's fascination with some annoying, curly-top kid in the movies she adored. The torment of listening to "on the good ship lollypop..." blaring out of the TV set every Sunday morning was mind numbing beyond compare.
Thankfully, that mop-topp Shirley Temple kid grew into a pretty hot gal that my teenage eyes found really easy to look at. I could understand why Mickey Rooney had the hots for her. Hubba-hubba!
As an adult, Temple retired from Hollywood, raised a family & became active in politics. Her career as a US Ambassador earned her worldwide respect.
Well done, kid.
Monday 10 February 2014 at 11:40 pm
We want to know too!
Cuz, we think that dirty rat in Punxsutawney is BS'n us again.
Sunday 19 January 2014 at 3:20 pm
This single photo was lifted from the FB page of a Utah Senator. It ought to piss you off too!
Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) believes that the United States has become a nation of regulations & although Congress was historically unproductive in 2013, the louts responsible for drafting our nation's onerous federal regulations kept themselves plenty busy.
Just how busy were they? Look at the small stack of papers on top of the display, those are all the laws passed by elected members of Congress and signed into law by the president for 2013!!!
"Behold my display of the 2013 Federal Register", Lee wrote in his Facebook description. "It contains over 80,000 pages of new rules, regulations, and notices all written and passed by unelected bureaucrats."
Thomas Jefferson is "spinning in his grave"!!!
Monday 13 January 2014 at 12:21 am
(AP File Photo-1960)
It's that time of the year again. Since 1907, what used to be known for decades as "The Detroit Auto Show" is back in in downtown Detroit. What is now known as the North American Int'l Auto Show (NAIAS)
opens to the public next weekend at Cobo Hall. Scheduled Press & Industry Days fill up this week's calendar all the way to Friday night's Charity Ball.
There seems to be more events attached to the show than ever before, so hurry up & make plans to join in the fun. There will be over 6000 journalists in town to document that car & truck that will entrance the 795,00 folks that will see the this year's show.
Monday 06 January 2014 at 1:28 pm
After a 12" snowfall yesterday, 2-1/2 hours of shoveling this morning, & still only half done...
F*ckYou, your Nobel Prize, & your Global Warming Bullsh*t!!
Tuesday 31 December 2013 at 2:05 pm
Remember to party responsibly tonight! ... Best wishes to everybody for 2014!
Monday 23 December 2013 at 11:14 am
During this over-hyped holiday season, today's spoiled, rotten children should take heed of the tales of Krampus, the dark companion of Saint Nicholas. This dark figure of Alpine folklore is known by many names across old Europe, but the beast-like Krampus will punish misbehaving children on the eve of the Christmas season.
Often called the Christmas devil, Krampus tales recall his capture of particularly naughty children in his basket & whipping them with birch branches, then carrying the worst behaving ones away to his underworld lair. Krampus with his gruesome horns & monstrous tongue, predates Christianity, but became assimilated into Euro-Catholic tradition by the 1600s.
You BETTER not pout...
Friday 20 December 2013 at 11:22 am
Paul William Garrigan Jr. aka: rumble seat
February 13, 1932 - December 17, 2013
Paul spent a lot of years learning, sharing, teaching, & posting bits of information about the old hot rods we love. Newbies to the hobby & veterans alike, learned a lot from his collection of notes that he called his "Garbage Pile
He was well known for driving the wheels off his cars & posting the tales of his adventures online. His '66 Ranchero had like 500k on it, but still looked like it was recently restored when he sold it a few years ago. His beloved roadster has only a couple hundred thou on the odometer...
Paul "rumble seat"
Garrigan passed away doing what he loved most, driving his roadster on a sunny day. He wouldn't have wanted it any other way.
GodSpeed, buddy. We'll miss ya.