This year's Billetproof Michigan moved to Ypsilanti's lovely Riverside Park, and the new setting brought out some gorgeous rides from all over. It's an onslaught of awesome, billet-free hot rods below.
Billetproof wasn't the only Detroit-area car show this weekend, we also popped over to Ypsilanti's Orphan Car Show, where we found the only car to make an appearance at both shows — Wilt Chamberlain's 1967 Ghia.
If you think Billetproof is all crusty-cool rat rods with retro-ironic Indian blanket seats and hard-to-find parts, you're wrong. Proof? Check out this gorgeous custom Nomad gasser sporting a built 400 cubic inch V8.
We found ourselves at Billetproof Michigan this weekend, soaking up the vintage rodding wonderfulness. Let's start on the calm end of things with this GM 502 cubic-inch V8-powered Divco delivery van. It makes all the sense in the world.
All right boys, you know the rules: Chain up your axle to this here block of cee-ment, spray it all down with water, and roast them tahhrs. Whoe're makes the most smoke wins! Can you think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon in America? Didn't think so.