When we found out that Fireball Roberts’ ‘57 Ford Fairlane was headed to Mecum’s Kissimmee auction, we were excited. Although the authenticity of the Ford has since been questioned, it has opened many people’s eyes to a Southern practice we knew little about- the cloning of legendary NASCAR cars.
Finding the right wheel for your ride’s look is paramount to the car’s overall look. That’s precisely why the gearheads over at Wheel Pros conjured up this pretty in-depth wheel configurator.
Hedman Hedders is happily giving away free hedders to some lucky hot rodders and muscle car lovers who live in the Southern California area and who are willing to let Hedman’s R&D Department use their vehicle for test fitting and/or CARB testing.
Currently, Gearstar is offering their electronic transmission and converter setup for $650, and this, according to Gearstar, is a $500 discount.
A custom 1933 Ford Five Window Coupe hits the auction on eBay based on a bet. Ricky Bobby decides to list “The Keeper” because Dad thought it wouldn’t bring the money he wanted. In the end it didn’t sell, but the car far surpassed Dad’s expectations.
San Francisco, California is known for many things. There is the culture, the bay, the fog, the crazy steep streets, Alcatraz, and of course the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s also the location of the shop of one of America’s leading hot rodders: Roy Brizio Street Rods.
Watch as all hell break loose when this 1100-plus-HP ’56 Chrysler 300B pulls 150 MPH on the dyno. This Rad Rides mega build is show AND go and this video proves it. Now picture this beast piloted by a little old lady named Nancy Ritzow,whose husband Roger commissioned Troy to build it for her!
Ever wonder how a Flathead Ford engine works? Then you’ve got to check out this video, where one hot rodder has removed the famed flat head to give us a better look at just what goes on in Henry Ford’s most enduring engine design.
We love us some old school land yachts, like Mike Alexander’s ’66 Lincoln Continental. This sweet and low Lincoln represents the best of 60′s personal luxury, and measuring at over 18 feet long, it really embraces the whole “livin’ large” lifestyle.
The Petersen Automotive Museum has decided to celebrate the 80th Anniversary of hot rodding’s most popular car, the 1932 Ford, with “Deuce Week” in March 2012. Even better, we received word from our pals at the Jalopy Journal that they have two tickets to give away for the Deuce Week Celebration concert!
The early 30s style hot rods that graced Barrett-Jackson’s stage last week ranged from a 1933 Willys Custom equipped with a 355cui Chevy V8 to a more refined 1934 Packard Model 1104 Super Eight that was restored to 100-point Classic Car Club of America National First standards.
Today’s electric cars aren’t all that impressive…but what about a decade from now? Two design students took a look into the future with their 2025 Lincoln Continental concept. This design might change the minds of a few electric car haters.
Tech schools like UTI are churning out a new generation of hot rodders, and with cool projects like the one in this video, we have a good feeling about the future of this automotive aftermarket.
Ridetech is off to Mecum Auctions next week with their ground pounding “67 Chevelle SS project and they were also just awarded the “Manufacturer of the Week” from MEP, an organization that promotes and celebrates Made in America products.
Gary Bunker dreamed of having a car that was fast, gorgeous, comfortable, reliable and classic.