If you’ve been waiting for the perfect time to start your next custom build, well that time is definitely here. Factory Five Racing has decided to pay homage to the 50th anniversary of the Cobra (1962-2012) so the crew came up with idea with some helpful input from customers to do a 50/50 sale.
Goodguys Rod and Custom Association has given away more than a hundred cars since 1984. This year the giveaway car is just as spectacular as the others have been, and it could be yours.
Many of us grew up in automotive-centered households, knowing very early in life that we had gearhead blood. But these days, automotive enthusiasts seem to be getting younger and younger, figuratively stepping into car culture sometimes even before they take their first steps.
John Cartelli of Western Massachusetts pays tribute to Thom Taylor’s “Frankenstude” with his rat rod creation in-progress, dubbed “FrankenStude Too.” Cartelli felt that his coupe, a ’31 Studebaker on a ’34 Ford frame, deserved to wear the title just as much as its predecessor. Given the circumstances, we agree!
Our hobby is filled with amazing, awesome, unique and inspiring builds. From muscle cars to nostalgic restorations we have an affinity for it all. If you like all of those, you’ll really appreciate this ’57 Chevy truck, complete with an Allison transmission and Duramax Diesel engine swap. Click her for the video!
Maradyne recently released large, dual 11-inch fans for hot-rodders who are looking for improved cooling and running big block V8 engines under their hoods.
For many generations, hot rodding was seen as something for our elders- the guys and gals that grew up in a time when ‘32 roadsters, ‘46 coupes and even ‘55 Tri Fives were not “classics” but brand new vehicles. But that’s changing these days and guys like Donny Freise with his ’32 Ford are at the forefront.
Billed as “Pro Mods & Hot Rods”, this weekend’s Dragstock IX at the zMAX Dragway will feature a cruise-in of classic hot rods, rat rods, muscle cars, and other wild street machines.
Nicole Gibson is a California native who is nothing short of the perfect combination of both beauty and brains. Nicole is co-owner of a salon and a self proclaimed workaholic who is no stranger to the custom car scene. This has a way of happening when a few of your closest friends drive and build custom rides.
On Saturday July 14th, 2012 Mooneyes held their world famous open house, car show and BBQ. It’s a way for Mooneyes to demonstrate appreciation for all of their loyal customers and supporters.
Let’s be honest, the downside to the popular LS swap is the occasional experience of difficulty when fitting the all-aluminum mills into their cars thanks to the unique serpentine belt configuration. Thankfully, Pace has stepped up to the plate, offering their customers the “Back to Basics” alternator-only kit.
Steve Hudlow of Hudlow Axle in Rossville, Georgia is notorious for using his knowledge of custom axle construction for rock climbers and other off-road applications when building all sorts of projects. Our featured video is of his recently-finished, rat rod VW Bug powered by a Suzuki R1000 bike motor.
If you’re looking for Total Cost Involved Engineering’s founder Ed Moss, chances are that you’ll find him in one of the many areas of TCI’s manufacturing headquarters, but that’s not the only thing he does. Moss is also very involved in the drag racing scene, racing his TCI-sponsored 1937 Ford Blown AA/Gas racer.
The Comp Cams Engine Builder Duel is returning to the NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, KY, August 2nd – 5th. These guys can assemble a working motor in less time than it takes to deliver a fresh pizza. Could you keep up?
No matter what you’re classic car affiliation, whether it be Ford, Chevy or Chrysler, there is no denying that the automotive industry would not be the same without Henry Ford. Although Ford lived before many of our times, we owe him a lot and that’s why we celebrate his birthday some 65 after his passing.