When hearing the word hot rod, most people usually get images of V-8 powered ’32 Ford Coupes, blown ’57 Chevys, and T-Bucket Roadsters in their heads. Most people wouldn’t believe that someone would build a hot rod out of one of these classic truck platforms – but we’re here to show you different – check it out!
Limited mile warranties are nice, especially when you tweak something on your car. But once they’ve run their course, you’re pretty much out of luck and have to replace any broken parts on your own. Luckily, with RideTech shocks, you don’t ever have to worry about that again, thanks to their 1,000,001 warran
Hose Candy’s dress-up products help to beautify under the hood of your hotrod. In addition to looking good, their design helps to prevent leaks and clean up the overall appearance of your fluid-transfer systems.
This one-of-a-kind Coupe DeVille can do a whole lot more than just cruise the boulevard. With 850 hp on pump gas this is the Caddy that zooms. Class, and a whole lot more – this one is set to cross the auction block next week. How much would you pay to own this piece of custom machinery?
Adding horsepower is one thing; but being able to keep your operating temps under control is something else. One of the most problematic areas in just about any hot rod is the cooling system, and it can sometimes be a pain to eke temps in check. That’s where companies like Maradyne come in!
Since 1983, the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association has invited enthusiasts of all kinds to celebrate the automotive hobby by joining others at shows, events and through an exclusive membership. For 2013, the new Goodguys Junior membership is available for free! Check it out here.
Scouring our favorite online forums for the latest in the industry, every once in a while, we stumble across a unique build. While this isn’t your typical pro-touring musclecar, this build still sports two doors, albeit with a bed to haul all of your favorite parts around. Check out this ’63 C10 we found!
Hot-rodders looking for a new way to brighten up their machine, should look into Prolong’s Super Protectant. It’s designed to give your car a high-polished look that’s water-resistant, and brightens up the more you polish it. It’s safe for leather, rubber, and vinyl, and is perfect for your hot rod!
A new year means new efforts by the Specialty Equipment Market Association to stay on top of and encourage fair legislation when it comes to the automotive hobby. But with a slower start to the new year, we decided to look into the other resources that the SEMA Action Network has to offer rodders.
The Guinness Book of World Records got a new entry last week – the most vehicles doing a burnout in one place at one time. The Australian Summernats had 69 cars all roasting the hides for a good cause.
In the early days of drag racing there not many factory built performance cars. If you wanted to go fast you had to use what was available and make it work. Many of the old race cars you see are business sedans and other passenger cars. Some of the first and most popular race cars were gassers.
Being a part of the automotive industry is a goal for many young people these days but getting there can be financially difficult. Fortunately for students looking to go to school for such career goals, SEMA is stepping up in a big way this year, upping their scholarship awards by $1,000 each.
As the new year gets off to a start, classic car owners in California can rejoice. That’s because they can now order new “vintage” black and yellow or blue and yellow license plates through the Legacy License Plate Program. See how you can order yours inside.
Check out this blown rat engine that’s been trapped inside a Factory Five 1933 Hot Rod. This might just be one of the wildest builds we’ve seen yet on the FFR ’33 platform. If you had your choice, how would you build your ’33?
Mustang II-style suspension kits are popular swaps for improved handling and drivability. One inherent issue that can result from these swaps is bump-steer. Speedway Motors now offers a solution for this problem, and you can read more about it below.