I was drawing Rat Fink’s in people’s yearbooks when I graduated high school in 1965. Most of my friends were into sports. I was into drag racing. My first car was my mom’s 57 Ford Tudor. I welded on a set of lake pipes, took off the hub caps, painted the front wheels silver, borrowed a set of used M&H Racemaster slicks, and headed off to the drag strip. The Ford had a large back seat which was great for going to the drive-in movies and sleeping on road trips. No VW campers for me!