Luke Hamber knocks one out of the park with his first hot rod project build. His 1951 Pontiac Chieftan was found, purchased, and restored into the killer cruiser you see here. We really dig the daily driven, street cruisers – especially when they have garage time under the owner’s watch!
The Zephyr was a very early attempt by Lincoln in the 1930s to create a personal luxury coupe that packed big engine power. It became a marque that was designed to be mid-range in price. Only 404 Zephyrs were built for 1940, but now one has found its way to the Vicari Auction Block, and will soon be up for grabs!
Coker Tire offers enthusiasts a great selection of reproduction wheels and tires. They offer a wide selection of classic, hot rod, and musclecar wheels in sizes that can fit almost any build. The best part, is that you can order them with period-correct rubber for a complete wheel/tire package.
The 1957 Chevy is one of the most beloved classic cars in the industry among enthusiasts. But as it turns out, this classic example of the finned revolution is also widely popular among thieves, according to USA Today’s look into a recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Find out more inside!
Can a purpose-built Pro Stock engine serve faithfully on the street? Robert Killian’s ’28 sedan sports a Jon Kaase-built 820ci bullet that runs in the low 8s and is good for 1,900 horsepower. EngineLabs gets Kaase to reveal a few details about the mountain motor.
While many enthusiasts dote on the classic Chevys, hot rods and Fords, others choose to branch out on their own, exploring territory not as common as the rest. Such is the case with this unique car we spotted at the 2013 Temecula Rod Run. Check out the controversial Fordolet inside!
Ron and Deb Cizek of Bennington, Nebraska have won the prestigious Street Rod d’Elegance award with their cranberry red, ’40 Ford coupe, appropriately dubbed, “Checkered Past.” They took home the trophy from this last weekend’s Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals. Congratulations go out to Ron and Deb, check it out here!
It happens. Sometimes a name that has been around for a long time has to go away to make way for a new one. But with mergers and things of that nature, comes new beginnings. DuPont Performance Coatings will be undergoing a name change thanks to The Carlyle Group purchasing them.
This year’s Temecula Rod Run was one of the Southern California Wine Country’s most charitable rodding events. But if you’re in the Conejo Valley and looking for something similar that’s much more local, then be sure to check out the Oaks Plaza’s monthly Cruzzz-In, in Thousand Oaks. It’s a meet not to be missed!
New and improved? it’s more like “breaking the mold” when seeking a valid description for the new FAST EZ-EFI 2.0, with a bold new look, a full-color touch-screen and LED diagnostics. And FAST is now accepting pre-orders, check inside to find out how to get yours on order.
In celebration of their fiftieth anniversary, Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels is offering a sweet $50 rebate on a number of their different tire and wheel lines. Check out the details inside!
With show season here, and enthusiasts pulling their cars put of the garage, you’re going to see a lot of car owners washing and waxing their cars in the driveway. But if you’re looking to earn a trophy, a simple spray down might not cut it. That’s why Meguiar’s has just released this new DA PowerSystem.
The new Tremec TR-6060 6-speed transmission, based on its race-proven T-56 gearbox, delivers the power to the wheels of the exciting new 2014 Chevy Camaro Z-28. The unique close-ratio gearing of the new transmission makes it an ideal match for the LS7′s performance characteristics.
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!
Winning a Ridler Award is the pinnacle of many hot rod and custom car owners’ car hobby, but what about the men and women who work tirelessly to produce these award-winning classics? What does a Ridler Award mean to them? Find out inside!