Not all giveaway cars are created equal. Goodguys and Kindig-it have teamed up to build one awesome street rod that will be given away for the 2013-2014 Goodguys show season. The car is making it’s debut at SEMA next week, and the thrash is on to finish the build in time. Check it out here!
This year, the National Street Rod Association expected more than 2,900 street rods and muscle cars to attend their 38th-annual Street Rod Nationals South event in Knoxville, Tennessee, and as you can see from our featured video they came in every shape and color. Check it out!
Building a car from scratch has been a dream for many enthusiasts since the introduction of the automobile. Since 1995, Factory Five Racing has made that dream more accessible to even garage-tinkerers and is making it even easier right now with their Sweepstake Special. Check it out!
Are you looking at bringing your classic into the 21st century, if so, then you need to swap out you tired old gauge cluster, and replace it with something like this new VHX series application from Dakota Digital. They’ve just launched a new kit specifically for the ’32 Ford.
Burnout contests are great for the soul, and everyone loves to see who pours on the most smoke. But a burnout party does it one better because you’re amongst friends, no pressure, and no matter how well or poor you do, it’s all good because you’re amongst friends.
It’s darn near impossible to steal a car these days with fancy key FOB’s, VIN etched glass and computers that’ll shut the car off mid-heist. All you needed back in the day was a coat hanger and maybe some hot-wiring skills. How many cars can you identify in this old FBI training film from 1970?
This 1937 GM employee training film still does a great job of explaining differential basics just in case you need a refresher or ditched auto shop class that day. This video is a classic and still holds valuable insight into the challenges early automotive engineers overcame in every little design element.
Automotive design legend Chip Foose has once again teamed up with WD-40 to raise money for children’s charities. This year, Foose has designed not one but two vehicles which will debut at the 2012 SEMA show in Las Vegas. Check out the killer 1953 Ford F-100 build inside.
The Big Muscle series is dedicated to showcasing some crazy cool musclecars across the United States, but this week host Mike Musto brings us an unexpected treat – showing off a “gangster-style” 1949 Dodge Wayfarer. Check out this unique classic inside.
Rat Rods come in all shapes, sizes and flavors. Originally the movement started out as a low-buck way to enjoy rodding. Scrap Rod gets back to the roots of Rat Rodding with a low-budget build, proving you don’t have to spend big bucks to have a fun hot rod.
Entrusted to the crew at Bio Kustomz, Jerry Horton’s (guitarist for band Papa Roach) 1951 Merc dubbed “Reprise” has been in the works for a few years now. But with its big SEMA Show debut coming up in just a couple weeks, we thought we’d bring you a cool video teaser of the progress!
While they meet the entry qualifications of most all hot rod and custom shows and events, lowriders are too often nowhere to be seen. Fortunately they are now taking their rightful place in the world of hot rodding and we should all welcome their beautiful craftsmanship and detail.
Hot rod culture is about love and dedication. Not only do rodders put the time and passion into building their cars, they also do it to enjoy their rides.This is the case even when a bit of rain threatens to deter, as we found out last weekend at the Newstalgia Custom Paint and Design open house.
EngineQuest, a leading supplier of new, reclaimed and remanufactured engine parts, recently went through a complete overhaul on their website using appreciated feedback from customs to allow for an easier to use, and more comprehensive buying experience.
The good people at Billet Specialties give us an inside look at what they make, how they make it and why they love what they do. Check out the full shop tour video here!