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Kevin Shaw   Freelance Writer

Kevin Shaw is a self-proclaimed "muscle car purist," preferring solid-lifter camshafts and mechanical double-pumpers over computer-controlled fuel injection and force-feeding power-adders. If you like dirt-under-your-fingernails tech and real street driven content, this is your guy.


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Babe of The Month: Melissa Hayes

Meet Melissa Hayes; a bit of tom boy and girly girl mixed into a sweet and sassy package, Melissa was an absolute kick to have on our photoshoot. That’s probably because she was nice enough to laugh at our jokes.

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Concours d’Elegance Returns to Goodguys Summer Get-Together

Returning for its third consecutive year, a special Concors d’Elegance exhibit will be the main attraction at this year’s Goodguys Summer Get-Together (Presented by J Rockcliff Realtors) at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, in Pleasanton, CA.

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Rod Authority’s Top 10 Picks From The Goodguys Del Mar Nationals

When it comes to whittling down all of the gorgeous machines we spotted at this year’s Goodguys Del Mar Spring Nationals, we again are left scratching our heads as to what, among so many beauties, could be considered “the best.”

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Goodguys Returns For 12th Annual Del Mar Nationals

The streets were wet with morning drizzle at this year’s annual Goodguys Del Mar Nationals, but that wouldn’t stop thousands of spectators and hundreds and hundreds of cars from showing up.

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FAST EZ-EFI Now Comes With Lifetime Guarantee

It speaks volumes to the confidence that FAST has in their EZ-EFI Self-Tuning Fuel Injection System that the company is now including a limited lifetime warranty.

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Rod Authority’s Top 10 Picks From The Goodguys Spring Nationals

Once we perused the miles of Detroit iron and filled our camera up with more pictures than we could possibly ever publish, it was time to get to work. We hope you enjoy these cars as much as we enjoyed photographing and writing about them. Enjoy!

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Spring Nationals’ Goodguys Super Sunday Get-Together Recap

Goodguys Rod & Custom Association blew open the doors of their admittance restrictions for the Super Sunday Get-Togethers. The Sunday festivities welcome all domestic makes and models as well as all foreign cars running Detroit powerplants.

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Goodguys Spring Nationals Return For a Third Time

For the past three years, Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has canvassed the Scottsdale fairgrounds with some of the coolest customs, wild and wicked street machines, and bare-knuckled muscle cars you’ve ever seen – and this year was no different.

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Pink’s “Old Master” Headlines Del Mar Thunderfest

One of the most popular and certainly the loudest attraction at the Goodguys 12th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals will be the “Nitro Thunderfest.” Six vintage top fuel dragsters will be brought to life on a full load of nitromethane one by one in front of the standing room-only Del Mar crowd.

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Video: River City Coupe & Roadster Club Roll Out For Reliability Run

Sometimes you’ve just got to live vicariously through other people. We got all sorts of envious of the guys over at Jalopy Journal with their recap of the way-cool River City Coupe & Roadster Club reliability run.

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Video: Martin Croston’s ’29 Dodge Touts Caddy Power

Martin Croston is a member of The Vultures, a custom car club based out of Melbourne, Australia, is one of these Down Under Hot Rodders who is taking what once was a localized hobby and making it his own.

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Talkin’ Cars With Classic Industries’ Founder and CEO, Jeff Leonard

We sit down with Classic Industries founder and CEO Jeff Leonard and talk resto-mods, big dollar auctions, the future of restorations and what other groups of classic cars the auto restoration parts supplier is venturing into next.

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Building a Legendary Name: Touring American Racing Wheels

We visit American Racing to see how the legendary hot rod wheel manufacturer went about creating possibly the single-most iconic drag racing and muscle car wheel in the industry and how they’re continuing to make new legendary designs.

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Auto Meter Joins Rod Authority, Offers Custom Gauges Your Way

We at Rod Authority couldn’t be more excited to announce the partnership with one of the industry’s leading gauge and accessory makers, Auto Meter. Despite the massive line of gauges offered by the brand, they are always flooded with requests for “one off” custom gauges.

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Isky’s La Cucaracha on Display at Goodguys 12th Del Mar Nats

Ed Iskenderian’s 1924 T-Bucket roadster “La Cucaracha” – along with Pink’s red ’29 and a few others – inside the Ed Pink Racing Engines booth at the up-coming Goodguys 12th annual Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals.

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