A Model of Perfection

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Have you been dreaming about owning this blue beauty? Now is your chance! A 1:24 scale die cast replica has been produced by M2 Machines and is available online. This super cool limited edition model is constructed with over 100 detailed interior and exterior parts. The model features a die… Read More

Big Winner at the Grand Nat’l Roadster Show

Friday, February 1st, 2013
Mitch Kelly had another successful run at the 64th Annual Grand National Roadster Show this past weekend in Pomona. The slick blue paint job caught the eye of many show attendees as well as the judges. "Bad in Blue" came home with 1st place in its category as Street Machine Custom 1949-64. Kelly was most proud of the other award the '57 Chevy received,… Read More

Unveiling at SEMA 2012

Friday, January 4th, 2013
http://youtu.be/_Byn46FieIY Check out our video from the SEMA "Bad in Blue" unveiling in Las Vegas! Read More

Blue Christmas

Thursday, December 6th, 2012
"You'll be doin' all right, with your Christmas of white, but I'll have a blue, blue Christmas..." While we did not have any snow, the rain did attempt to dampen spirits of the annual John Force Holiday Show December 2nd. Fortunately, car enthusiasts are not easily deterred! Donated toys once again piled up for the California Highway Patrol’s “CHiPs… Read More

“Builders Choice” Award at Goodguys Del Mar

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
After all the awesome response at the SEMA show, it was time to show off "Bad in Blue" at the Goodguys Fall Nationals in Del Mar. This popular weekend event draws thousands of car enthusiasts from as far as Canada and across the U.S. We are excited to report that this beautiful '57 was awarded one of the top 10 "Builders Choice" awards. Read More

Drum Roll Please…

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
With a large crowd gathered around, the unveiling of the Bad in Blue '57 Chevy took place at the SEMA 2012 show in Las Vegas today. Many oohs, aahs and applause while Mitch and his father Tom Kelly uncovered the blue beauty.  Read More

From Dream to Reality

Monday, October 15th, 2012
Stop by CPP's SEMA booth (#22979) October 30th through November 2nd and check out some of the steering, brake and suspension parts featured on the Bad in Blue car. We will have a limited quantity of posters to hand out as well.  Read More

The Finishing Touches

Sunday, September 30th, 2012
What a beauty! The Bad in Blue is getting its final touches and ready for its unveiling at SEMA. CPP has been excited to be a part of this project and you should be sure to check it out if you are in Vegas at the show. CPP parts that are featured: Upper and Lower Totally Tubular Control Arms, 500 Series Power Steering Box, 29 Gallon Aluminum Gas Tank, 13" Drop Spindle Disc… Read More

Not Called Crazy Painters for Nothing…

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
When Mitch Kelly first began this endeavor, like most artists, he had a vision. Working closely with his dad, Tom, they began some initial renderings before the design was finalized. Envisioning black flames over blue on the top half of the car, and blue flames over black on the bottom half, Mitch picked up the paint gun and got to work. This bright blue gem also holds some hidden surprises underneath the hood and inside the vehicle. "We wanted to add something different and new," Kelly explains about the hidden graphics. "It creates a conversation starter and makes our cars really stand out in a crowd." And stand out it does! Read More

Rolling Chassis

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
The "Bad in Blue" project car — a classic 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air — is moving along nicely. Mitch Kelly of Kelly & Son Crazy Painters, located in Bellflower, California, is working with CPP and other vendors to have this project… Read More