Theodore Rocha’s “Slightly Modified” 1948 Ford F-100

We met Theodore Rocha and his "slightly modified" 1948 F-100 pickup truck at this year's Bakersfield NSRA event. Rocha's skills allowed him to use parts he had on hand for this very creative custom truck. Read More


Introducing Old-School Custom Accessories From Real Deal Steel

Real Deal Steel now offers reproductions of Yankee Metal Corporation's Tri-Bar Mirrors and Taillights that were popular add-ons in the Fifties and Sixties. Check 'em out! Read More


’47 Chevy Meets ‘95 Cougar In This Tahoe-Powered Rat Rod

This rat rod owes now brand its primary allegiance, bringing together a post-war Chevy pickup with a Clinton-era Cougar in a one-of-a-kind rat rod. Read More


Watson’s StreetWorks’ 4th Annual Open House Review

Watson's StreetWorks opened their doors to the public with their 4th annual open house and car show. Check out this large photo gallery (from the Watson's crew) of the event here. Read More


Rebuild Tip Of The Week: Wiring Tips With Dakota Digital

Are you working on any wiring tasks in your project? This simple guide will help you make sure the connections you make will be done with ease, and deliver long-lasting functionality. Nobody likes wiring Gremlins. Read More


SEMA Law & Order Update: May Updates Bring Summer Excitement

There's no denying the passion that exudes from the automotive industry, but where there is a lot of passion, there's usually a lot of rules and regulations. See what the SEMA Action Network is doing about it. Read More

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Tech: Rebuild Or Buy New, The Great Cylinder Head Debate

When it comes to engine breathing, the cylinder heads are the "switch" that allow it to inhale and exhale. When the heads need rebuilt, should you rebuild or get a set of aftermarket units. We breakdown the choices. Read More


Ridetech Debuts StreetGrip Suspension Kits For Tri-Fives

New from RideTech – StreetGrip suspension kits for Tri-Fives. These kits are direct-replacement units that will deliver tremendous improvements to ride quality and handling of these classic Bowties. Check 'em out! Read More


RetroSound Car Audio: Build A Radio To Fit Your Classic Dash Opening

Old cars have old car radio openings. If you don't want to cut a DIN-sized hole in your dash, there are a couple of other options, one of which is RetroSound. Read More


Home-Built Hero: Nello Bini’s ’61 Impala

The automotive hobby is not part of just the American culture. No matter where you travel, hot rods can be found, and Nello Bini of Soa Paula, Brazil is living proof. Check out his gorgeous '61 Impala. Read More

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Video: FAST LSX Interchangeable Runner Dyno Testing

FAST is changing the game for LSX intake manifolds with interchangeable runners. Now you can tune your powerband with 3 lengths of runner, or mix and match! Read More


Alert: Mid-America Nationals From Springfield, Missouri This Weekend

The NSRA makes it way from Tennessee to Missouri to hold the Mid-America Street Rod Nationals in Springfield. Join them on May 27 - 29 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds to celebrate cars that are over 30 years old. Read More

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Classy, Sassy, or Trashy? All About Automotive Pin Up Girls

Pin ups are a major part of the hot rod culture. We have ... uh .... noticed (so to speak) that there are several types of pin up styles and decided to investigate the origins and future of these pin ups. Read More


ARP Expands Starter Bolt Applications

ARP has just expanded starter bolts that help with precise bolt length, shank knurl diameter and location, and proper thread engagement. Check 'em out! Read More


Proform Parts Releases New Slant-Edge Air Cleaners With Smooth Style

Proform Parts lends its design resources to Chevrolet Performance to introduce these officially licensed slant-edge air cleaners. You'll love the clean look and sharp design on top of your carburetor. Read More


Bill “The Leadslinger” Hines, Passes Away At 94

Bill Hines, a man known to many as the "Leadslinger" for his mastery of the bodyworking technique of applying lead to car bodies, has passed away at age 94. He was also one of the first to install hydraulics on cars Read More


TCI Engineering Pairs With Goodguys For 2016 Giveaway Car

The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has been building giveaway cars since 1987. TCI Engineering has played a major role in getting some of the latest cars rolling! Check out the latest build inside! Read More


Rebuild Tip Of The Week: Alternator Amperage

When building your project car, don't forget to upgrade the alternator to support the electrical demand. Every additional accessory requires additional power. Make sure you know the electrical needs of your car. Read More


Achieving Tight Clearance For Installing Exhaust On Tiger’s Eye

As low as Project Tiger's Eye is, we needed a great performing exhaust system to keep things flowing. Click here to check out our choices, how it all fit in the end, as well as learn about exhaust connections. Read More


FCA To Reopen Walter P. Chrysler Museum To The Public

Closed at the end of 2012 as a cost-saving measure, the Walter P. Chrysler Museum will reopen to the public for a couple of weekends each month. Read More