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Video: Wrecked Metal Spotlight, The Boys From Boise

Take a look at this cool video by Josh Clason about Wrecked Metals–a traditional hot rod and chopper shop out of Boise, Idaho. They definitely build some amazing vehicles! Read More


Event Alert: 21st Southeast Nationals, Oct 24-26 In Charlotte, NC

Goodguys Rod and Custom Association is hosting the 21st annual Southeast Nationals this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. More than 3,000 pre-1972 vehicles are expected to be on display. Read More


Video: Vintage Built ’32 Ford Went 200mph In 1960 And Still Drives

A 1932 Ford that was originally built in the late 40s to run the salt flats of Bonneville hit 200mph in 1960 and is still set up just like it was back then with a Chrysler HEMI. Check it out! Read More


Goodguys Picks The Street Rod Headquarters Truck Of The Year-Early

A true meshing of custom, 1970s restomod, and modern-day build quality, it's no wonder this truck was just named the winner of the Goodguys 2014 Street Rod Headquarters Truck of the Year-Early Award! Read More


Goodguys Honors Amazing Pontiac With Custom Rod Of The Year Award

When Goodguys announces their Custom Rod of the Year award, you expect the car that gets it to be one stellar vehicle. But for this year's award, the fine folks at Goodguys chose a car that went beyond expectations! Read More

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Classic Instruments’ New Website Launch And Latest News

To compliment their “Freshen Your Forty” sweepstakes, Classic Instruments has also done a bit of freshening up to its homepage layout and design. Read More


Morongo Casino Will Give Away A ’33 Ford Coupe To One Lucky Winner

On October 26th Morongo casino, resort, and spa will be giving away one lucky winner a 1933 Ford coupe built by “American Hot Rods” reality show star, Duane Mayer. The ’33 is quoted to be valued at over $150,0 Read More

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Rod Authority’s Weekly Digest: Top News From This Week

From a chance to freshen your ’40 Ford and a world record car cruise, to hot topics of debate and the story of a free ’34 Ford–inside are your top stories from 10/11-10/17. Read More

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A Free ’34 Ford Coupe Is Too Good To Be True, Too Good

Check out this awesome '34 Ford Coupe, built by Michael Behrendt -- if you can believe it, the shell was free! Read More


New World Record Set For Largest Amount of Classic Cars On A Cruise

The world record for the largest parade of classic cars has been set in Mexico City. Check out some screenshots from the video we found of the event, along with the video itself! Read More

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DEI Introduces Tool To Solve Stainless Steel Locking Tie Issues

Stainless steel locking ties can be a major nuisance to those unfamiliar with them. DEI has crafted a solution with its new tool, which cuts down on time and effort while delivering great results. Read More


Event Alert: Mariposa Yosemite Hot Rod Car Show, This Week-end!

This week-end, you need to get over to Yosemite National Park. The annual Mariposa Yosemite Hot Rod Car Show will kick off with 200 cars and trucks of all kinds on Saturday, October 18th. Check this out! Read More


Willys Americar At RK Motors Charlotte…Sort Of

RK Motors Charlotte recently had a Willys Americar that wasn't quite an Americar. If it looks like an Americar and feels like and Americar, isn't it an Americar? Whatever it is, it's awesome and you need to see it! Read More


Tremec Turns 50! Hosts Celebration In Michigan And Belgium

Tremec has pushed hard to stay at the forefront of the torque transfer industry. They recently celebrated 50 years in Belgium and Michigan, learn about their future growth plans inside. Read More


What Makes A Hot Rod A Hot Rod?

Does a hot rod have to have an American V8 to make it a hot rod? We are exploring what makes a regular car into a hot rod just as Boyd Coddington did when he put a Mitsubishi Eclipse 4 cylinder into his Aluma Coupe. Read More


Full Body Reproduction Or Original Steel? We Weigh In On The Debate!

In the world of hot rod building, there are two major categories-full body reproductions and original steel. But which one is the best way to go? Well, it all depends on who you ask! Read More


Classic Instruments Announces “Freshen Your Forty” Sweepstakes

In time for the 75th anniversary of Ford’s release of its 1940 models, Classic Instruments teams up with other aftermarket companies in order to give a ’40 Ford owner the makeover of a lifetime. Read More


Rod Authority’s Weekly Digest: Top News Stories From This Week

From an awry mobile-home fire that burnt down an adjacent Colorado auto shop to a Santa Cruz shop owner's ’29 roadster built for TROG– inside are your top stories from 10/4 to 10/11. Read More


Flowtech’s Lakester Headers For Chevy And Ford V8s

When going for an authentic hot rod look and feel, no build is complete without a set of rockin' lake-style headers. These new ones from Flowtech Exhaust do the trick for just about any SBC, BBC, or SBF V8 motor. Read More

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Finch Performance Debuts Stylish Shift Boots For Your Classic Ride

This new Finch Performance shift boot does more than just complete your interior. Its design is crafted to enhance the look of surrounding carpet, as well as make transmission fluid top-ups easy. Read More