Last Saturday Deep Ellum felt the friction of hundreds of wheels as pre-1964 hot rod and kustom car enthusiasts took their victory laps. We love Invasion because its a celebration of that grittier car era, before the body styles got too bubbly and cheerful. Plus, it's a chance to break out the red lipstick, hike our jugs up and lean on cars like we own 'em -- well, for the ladies, anyway.
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We sent photographer Mike Brooks out to capture the action in photos. We've gone and picked out our five favorite photos for you, all in stunning black-and-white. Now pocket comb your hair back and let's cruise.