Paul Lambert is an independent writer who grew up during a time in Southern California car culture when big horsepower and high speed were celebrated above all. He now understands that turning, stopping, appearance and comfort are equal in importance...almost! Paul tries to find something likeable and interesting about anything with wheels and thinks that the people, history, and culture of hot rodding are often as important to the story as the cars and events being featured.
Transforming an ancient utility vehicle into a modern street performer is no easy task. But with a bit of skill and the right parts, your dream pick-up truck can easily become reality. Check out just how easy it is to update that outdated front suspension with TCI Engineerings custom IFS.
Despite Galpin’s long history of producing award winning hot rods and customs, Iron Orchid is their first contender for the Detriot Autorama’s prestegious “Ridler” Award. Seeing this thing in person, we can certainly attest that it was a worthy contender. Check it out here!
To be a hot rodder in the beginning was to be a rebel. That mystique was infused into everything about the culture including how they looked and the clothes they wore. Check out this video and ask yourself, if there is still a rebel inside?
It has been a long time coming for this truck to transform from a young man’s dream to a tangible reality. But it reinforces the belief that dreams can and often do come true if you put your mind to it and work hard to accomplish your goals. Check it out here!
Mesquite Motormania 2013 gives visitors everything they expect in a monster-sized car event and provides a great destination for car enthusiasts over the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend!
With their new AutoCrossYear-End Finals Championship, Goodguys Rod and Custom Association once again offers exciting ways for their fans to participate and enjoy their events nationwide. If you’ve ever thought about getting out on a track and testing your skills – now’s your chance!
The Fiesta Party Weekend Car & Bike Show was a great way to welcome the 2013 season of automotive events. Whether you a fan of the low-down cruiser, the traditional hot rod or anything else in between, You were sure to find something to make you smile!
Nitrostreet is in the process of building a sweet one-ton dually from a 1929 Chevy 1-1/2 ton truck. This video of the rolling chassis stage gives a glimpse of the meticulous design, planning and workmanship that is going into this project. Check it out!
The National Street Rod Association has been leading the charge of the street rod movement and culture since its inception in 1970. Their newly released 2013 event schedule indicates that this year may just be their best yet – check it out!
With the newly upgraded Carfigurator feature on the Wheel Pros website, you can see how your favorite ride will look with your new wheel choice before you lay down the green backs. Try your hand at any combination and see what you can come up with – check it out here!
Again this year, Santa and some of his helpers in their hot rods, custom cars and street machines bring toys and happiness to underprivileged kids and their families in Henderson Nevada.
Goodguys Rod and Custom Association has been presenting world class automotive festivals for 30 years now. Showing no signs of slowing down, their 2013 anniversary year schedule is now available so enthusiasts can plan to attend the celebration at any of the 19 big events around the country.
Here’s your opportunity to own a hot rod that commands a second look from everyone that catches a glimpse of it and the full attention of any hot rodder within a hundred yards!
When it comes to excessive displays of power in high-performance hot rods, these two tire smoking rascals take a back seat to no one. However their attitudes towards the hot rod version of the touchdown dance is as different as night and day! Which do you prefer?
Despite working out some of the finer details, the Oilers Car Club beach race may become an annual must-attend event for area hot rodders and bikers. Fighting mother nature and conditions is part of the fun – check it out!